Essays about: "Narratology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the word Narratology.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Magic Kingdoms beyond Disneyland: Medievalism in George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" and Mary Gentle's "Ash: A Secret History"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Linda Andersson; [2015-04-24]
    Keywords : Litteraturvetenskap; Magisteruppsats; Fantasy; world-building; history; medievalism; narratology; historiography;

    Abstract : Much of the fantasy genre – in particular, much of the literature that defines public perception of the genre – takes place in worlds inspired by the Middle Ages, or at least by the common ideas and conceptions of the era. This thesis examines two works of fantasy –George R. READ MORE