Eva Lindström

List of John Benjamins publications for which Eva Lindström plays a role.


Lindström, Eva. 2008. Language complexity and interlinguistic difficulty. Language Complexity: Typology, contact, change, Miestamo, Matti, Kaius Sinnemäki and Fred Karlsson (eds.), pp. 217–242
This paper explores the related but distinct issues of linguistic complexity and difficulty, as from the viewpoint of an adult learner. Language complexity is seen as an objective property of a system, which could in principle be computed mathematically, while difficulty is grounded in the… read more | Article
Lindström, Eva. 2002. The body in expressions of emotion: Kuot. The Body in Description of Emotion: Cross-linguistic studies, Enfield, N.J. and Anna Wierzbicka (eds.), pp. 159–184
This contribution examines the use of body terms in expressions of emotion in Kuot, a non-Austronesian language of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. It is found that expressions involving the word for ‘stomach’, daləp, correspond mainly to what we would consider to be psychological states, while… read more | Article
Lindström, Eva. 2000. Some uses of demonstratives in spoken Swedish. Corpus-based and Computational Approaches to Discourse Anaphora, Botley, Simon Philip and Tony McEnery (eds.), pp. 107 ff.