Brian M. Friel

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This research examined preferences for national- and campus-level assimilative and pluralistic policies among Black and White students under different contexts, as majority- and minority-group members. We targeted attitudes at two universities, one where 85% of the student body is White, and another where 76% of students are Black. The results revealed that(More)
Although there has been considerable research on the comprehension of figurative language, investigation of its production has been much less common. A particularly neglected aspect has been the study of the attributions by the language receiver of the language producer’s intentions in using various types of figurative language. Experiment 1 presented(More)
Effects on reading time and deviance ratings of word-choice violations were studied at the surface code, propositional textbase, and situation model levels of representation in German and English sentences. Lexical violations (propositional textbase level) such as The housewife massaged the bread dough were rated as more deviant from normal language than(More)
  • Stephanie Schwerter, Stéphanie Schwerter, +4 authors Brian M. Friel
  • 2016
The contemporary poet Tom Paulin attempts to communicate a new perspective on modern-day Northern Ireland through the lens of foreign literary traditions. He chooses translation as a means to give voice to his political views. Seizing upon the differences and similarities of Northern Ireland and various European countries, he sets out to subvert the(More)
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