Title

The Humor-related Role of English Code-Switching in Arabic Scripted Monologic Acts

Document Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

Department

Literature and Languages

Date of Award

Fall 2019

Abstract

The relation between humor and code-switching has long been an object of study (e.g., Siegel, 1995; Stølen, 1992; Woolard, 1988). However, previous studies have not discussed whether code-switching is essential for the humor to take place. The purpose of

Advisor

Christian Hempelmann

Subject Categories

Arabic Language and Literature | Arts and Humanities

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