Essays about: "Narratology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 essays containing the word Narratology.

  1. 1. Debunking the Detective: A Comparative Study on the Narratives Found in The Blanched Soldier, The Lion’s Mane and A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Geofina Andersson; [2018]
    Keywords : Sherlock Holmes; Watson; narratology; narrative frustration; narrator; suspense; reliability; point of view; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 56 short stories in the Sherlock Holmes series, yet only two are told from the narrative perspective of Holmes himself. I attempted to compare and contrast Holmes’ narration in The Blanched Soldier and The Lion’sMane withWatson’s narration in A Study in Scarlet. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Crossing the Threshold: Teaching Transmedial Narratology with Videogames and Film

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Utbildningsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Martin Klinge; [2017]
    Keywords : Hero’s Journey; transmedial narratology; media; narrative structure; teaching.; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is threefold. First, to look at the curriculum of English in the upper secondary classroom and what the role of narratology is. Secondly, an analysis of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001) and Journey (2012) through Campbell’s monomyth and how the stages are presented to the viewer/player. READ MORE

  4. 4. It's a Matter of Perspective: History, Fiction and Narrative in ‘The Other Boleyn Girl’ by Philippa Gregory

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Emma Lundholm; [2017]
    Keywords : Philippa Gregory; ‘The Other Boleyn Girl’; History and Fiction; Narratology; New Historicism; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This essay explores the relationship between ‘history’ and ‘fiction’ in Philippa Gregory’s historical novel The Other Boleyn Girl (2001). Taking a broadly New Historicist approach to that relationship, the essay examines how the fictional aspects of Gregory’s text are handled in relation to historical ‘fact’, how Gregory’s story illustrates the ways in which an historical novel can be used to address contemporary concerns, and how the choice of narrator plays a key role in both respects. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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