Essays about: "The gothic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 essays containing the words The gothic.

  1. 1. Domesticicty, Identity and Mental Illness in Jane Eyre and Rebecca from a feminist perspective

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Steve Cowan; [2017]
    Keywords : femininity; feminist; gender stereotyping; madness; gothic;

    Abstract : This qualitative essay explores and compares women’s roles and identities in the gothic novels Rebecca and Jane Eyre. The investigation shall be a social critique on feminine ideals from a feminist perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Gothic in The vampire Lestat by Anne Rice : A narratological analysis of horror, destruction and sexuality

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för film och litteratur (IFL)

    Author : Louise Karlsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Gotik skräck vampyr Anne Rice;

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  3. 3. Analysis of the energy savings gained by protective glazing on stained single-glass windows at Uppsala cathedral

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för bygg- energi- och miljöteknik

    Author : Izaskun Villaro; [2016]
    Keywords : stained glass; protective glazing; energy savings;

    Abstract : Most European stained glass windows have no protection to reduce the damage due to environmental exposure, and this is the case of the great gothic windows in the Uppsala Cathedral. Currently, the implementation of protective glazing systems is being carried out in order to reduce the damage of the stained glass. READ MORE

  4. 4. “I smiled – for what had I to fear?” A Study of Edgar Allan Poe’s Sublime.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Isabelle Sanne; [2015-02-10]
    Keywords : Gothic fiction; Edgar Allan Poe; sublime; uncanny;

    Abstract : Abstract: This essay explores the aesthetics of the sublime in Edgar Allan Poe’s short stories in order to clarify how Poe’s sublime is moving away from the Romantic conception of the sublime. Through Poe’s imaginative writing – his way of presenting impressive, yet disturbing, portraits of the human experience of horror – his work deals not only with aspects of the sublime but is also largely influenced by elements of the uncanny. READ MORE

  5. 5. An examination of the complexity and function of the gothic features in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur

    Author : Therese Gambring; [2014]
    Keywords : Jane Eyre; gothic features;

    Abstract : An important and in fact essential feature throughout Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre is the gothic elements. At first sight Jane Eyre may not look like a gothic novel. However, it includes a lot of gothic features that appear throughout the novel such as ghost, dark secrets and supernatural experiences. READ MORE