Essays about: "Narratology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the word Narratology.

  1. 1. A Narratological Comparison of the Morals of Herbert West and Victor Frankenstein : Traces of Prometheus through Shelley towards Lovecraft

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Erik Daniel Ocic Sundberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Lovecraft; Herbert West Reanimator; Narratology; 1920; Home Brew; Literature; English; Moral; Morals;

    Abstract : This essay explores the influence of contemporary values in two iterations of the Greek Prometheus myth and argues that the events portrayed in the two texts follow the structure of the myth and that the discourse in the texts shows traces of contemporary moral values. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818) is used as a starting point, but the focus is on Howard Phillip Lovecraft’s “Herbert West: Reanimator” (1922) as a later iteration of the Prometheus myth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Showcasing Humanity: An Analysis of Audience Engagement and Narrative on the Humans of New York blog

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik

    Author : Johanna Lingaas Türk; [2016-11-16]
    Keywords : participatory culture; virality; audience engagement; new media narrative; social media;

    Abstract : This thesis explores audience engagement and virality in social media storytelling byinvestigating posts and post interactions of the blog Humans of New York on Facebook. Theaim is to understand what it is about these stories that engages the audience to interact andhow the stories are shaped by their medium. READ MORE

  3. 3. HANDING THE REINS TO THE TRICKSTER: A Narratological Analysis of the Construction of Reliability in Joanne M. Harris’ The Gospel of Loki

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Frida Andreasson; [2016-09-16]
    Keywords : Joanne M. Harris; Loki; Narratology; Reliability;

    Abstract : How can a reader believe anything the narrator says when the narrator is aninfamous trickster? The Gospel of Loki (2014) tells the Edda-stories from the Norse TricksterGod Loki’s viewpoint, providing a unique perspective on the Norse myths. For the presentedplot to be valid the narrator has to be trusted to tell the truth; he has to be a reliable narrator. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Matter of Perspective : A Qualitative study of Player-presence in First-person Video Games

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för informatik; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för informatik

    Author : Mikael Hansson; Stefan Karlsson; [2016]
    Keywords : first-person; video games; identification; identity; self; self-perception; perception; immersion; narrative; user-study; charakter; fictional; role-playing; narratology; ludology; ludonarrative; ludonarrative dissonance; walking simulator; crafting survival; Dear Esther; Minecraft; player presence; role;

    Abstract : In this study we aimed to investigate the process through which players of video games situate, and form an understanding of their presence within the virtual game environment. This study specifically investigates this process in games played through a first person perspective with the intention of minimising the amount of visual information provided the participants. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Flourishing Epiphany of “The Garden Party” : A Narratological Investigation of the Concept Epiphany in Katherine Mansfield’s Short Story “The Garden Party”

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Felicia Olsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Gérard Genette; narratology; epiphany; Katherine Mansfield; “The Garden Party”; the reader;

    Abstract : This essay examines the protagonist of Katherine Mansfield’s “The Garden Party” (1922), Laura, and her experiences of events that are made insignificant by the rest of the narrative. Gérard Genette’s narratological theory and the concept of epiphany is put forward in the theroertical framework in order to preform this investigation. READ MORE