Essays about: "BAL"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the word BAL.

  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. Detective VS Vampire - A Powerbattle : A Narratological Character Study of ‘SHERLOCK HOLMES VS. DRACULA or the Adventure of the Sanguinary Count’ to Find Underlying Symbolism of Imperialistic Representation

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Amanda Fransson; [2019]
    Keywords : Symbolism; Focalization; Subtext; Description; Characterisation; Character; Dichotomy; Imperialism;

    Abstract : This essay is a narratological character study of Loren. D Estleman’s novel SHERLOCK HOLMES VS DRACULA ​or the Adventure of the Sanguinary Count. READ MORE

  3. 3. Narrative Perspective in a Wordless Graphic Novel: Shaun Tan's The Arrival

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Hanna Johnson; [2018]
    Keywords : Narrator; Focalizer; Graphic Novel; Mieke Bal; Gérard Genette; Scott McCloud; Shaun Tan; The Arrival;

    Abstract : In a narrative the narrator tells the story, and the focalizer is a character through whose eyes the story is seen. The narrator is thus the one who speaks, whilst the focalizer is silent. The identification of these two narratological features is made with the help of verbal cues such as personal pronouns for instance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Patterning Worry in Narrative, Gender and the Domestic Sphere in Mark Haddon's A Spot of Bother and The Red House

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Litteratur - Kultur – Media

    Author : Diana Helmich; [2018]
    Keywords : Mark Haddon; Worry; Gender Performativity; Gender Theory; The Domestic Sphere; Family; Narrative; Mieke Bal; Judith Butler; The Red House; A Spot of Bother; Modernism; Gender; Femininity; Masculinity; British Literature; Alienation; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This thesis argues for the significance of worry in Mark Haddon’s A Spot of Bother (2006) and The Red House (2012). All of Haddon’s novels can be said to be a study of the human consciousness, containing a variety of worried characters, but it is notable that worry is most predominantly present in the two novels that centre around complex family dynamics. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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