Essays about: "Anthropomorphism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the word Anthropomorphism.

  1. 1. This is an Overlook Where No One Can Ever Come : A narratological analysis of the representation of the uncanny in The Shining

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Matilda Berggren; [2019]
    Keywords : Uncanny; Focalization; Description; Free Indirect Discourse; Telepathy; Anthropomorphism;

    Abstract : This essay is a narratological analysis of Stephen King’s ​The Shining, ​and​ ​employs Mieke Bal’s categorization of focalization, description and discourse with the intent of establishing their function in representing the concept of the uncanny in the narrative. By analyzing these narratological functions and their interplay, several manifestations of the ordinarily elusive uncanny become evident. READ MORE

  2. 2. Framing Nature : A discussion on the ethics of animal confinement in animal parks

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Hampus Thörnqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Animal Rights; Animal Welfare; Animal Confinement; Experience Industry; Exhibition; Anthropomorphism; Ecological Justice; Radical Anthropology;

    Abstract : The confinement of animals is today a widespread, widely accepted practice, regardless of the intention behind it. The confinement of animals for entertainment purposes, however, poses ethical questions that transgress the body of the animal itself and onto the boundaries of the human. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bringing Death to Life: The Personifications of Death in Zusak's The Book Thief, Moore's A Dirty Job and Pendle's Death: A Life

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för engelska

    Author : Emma Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : personification; death; The Book Thief; Zusak; A Dirty Job; Moore; Death: A Life; Pendle; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This essay examines the personifications of Death in Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief (2005), Christopher Moore’s A Dirty Job (2006) and George Pendle’s Death: A Life (2008). The personifications are analysed in terms of gender, anthropomorphism, (im)mortality, agency in conceptual death and attitude towards their occupation as Death. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tomo - Materializing the implications of data gathering in a domestic setting

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Nina Cecilie Højholdt; [2017]
    Keywords : interaction design; data; anthropomorphism; critical design; privacy;

    Abstract : This project investigates the implications surrounding increased data collection in a domestic setting. Applying a research through design approach, the project uses sketching and prototyping as a way to materialize and explore the field. READ MORE

  5. 5. Who Are We Talking About Anyway? : Anthropomorphism and Its Implications in Wildlife Films and Biology Textbooks

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Henning Ewald; [2016]
    Keywords : Anthropomorphism; gender; sexuality;

    Abstract : In this study I investigate anthropomorphism and its use in biology textbooks and wildlife documentaries. Through the use of critical discourse analysis and with the help of three analytical tools, Hillevi Ganetz's concept of the cultural boomerang, gender and sexuality, I attempt to investigate to what extent anthropomorphism is used and which implications can be found in the material. READ MORE