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English constructions with the causative and experiential verb "have" complemented by a past participle
Mikulášová, Magdalena ; Brůhová, Gabriela (advisor) ; Dušková, Libuše (referee)
The subject of the present paper is as analysis of periphrastic constructions consisting of the verb have followed by a past participle, which have either causative or experiential meaning. Although the structure and configuration of the constructions may seem to be identical, they differ significantly, the main dissimilarity resting in the nature of subject. The causative subject, the causer, acts as an instigator of the action expressed by the non- finite verb form, i.e. the effected verb. On the other hand, the experiential subject, the affected, merely experiences the action, being affected by it, not inciting it in any way. Even though primarily aiming at description of two have groups, the analysis revealed existence of an experiential subclass: the experiential-resultative have. Hence, the study attempts to describe and compare the three above mentioned categories in terms of their occurrence and participants, i.e. the subject, the causee, the patient, and the effect. The reaserch is conducted on a sample of 200 cases gathered from the British National Corpus. Key words: causation¸ periphrastic construction, causative have, experiential have, experiential-resultative have
Being a gentleman in Dickens's Great Expectations
The goal of this work is to analyse the concept of gentlemanliness in Dickens's novel Great Expectations. The thesis is divided into two parts. In the first part, we will describe the image of the society of Victorian England and the life conditions and prospects of people belonging to different social classes. After that, the status of a gentleman alongside with crucial parts of his life is depicted. In the second part, the thesis seeks to examine the work Great Expectations which is firstly compared with three other Dickens's novels. Afterwards, we follow the development of the main hero Pip, a poor orphan, who becomes a gentleman. The work then presents factors which caused the transformation of his character consisting of experience together with the novel's characters who affected his attitude towards life and human values. Finally, the author deals with the transformation of the main hero's view of the concept of gentlemanliness, the society, the importance of social position and life priorities.

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