Essays about: "Bildungsroman"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the word Bildungsroman.

  1. 1. Feminist Practices and Representation of Women Characters in Little Women

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Jennifer Koroleva Sundgren; [2022]
    Keywords : feminism; Jo March; Little Women; coming of age; Bildungsroman; Künstlerroman; gender fluidity; art;

    Abstract : This essay focuses on Louisa May Alcott's Little Women as a feminist novel and explores the representations of feminisms in the text. First, I argue Little Women is a novel that presents writing as feminist practice from a Künstlerroman perspective, which highlights Jo March's subversive feminism in the time. READ MORE

  2. 2. The portrayal of class and social mobility in Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Elina Helleberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Dickens; Great Expectations; Victorian society; class; Pip; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Pip’s transformation to become a gentleman in manners and behaviour in Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations illustrates the difference and importance of class in the Victorian society. Through an unknown benefactor, Pip makes a journey from working-class blacksmith apprenticeship in the countryside to gentleman life in the upper-middle class London, with access to economic, cultural and social capital. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sharing of Narratives : Analyzing how Tara Westover’s Educated Subverts the Genre Conventions and the Value of Autobiography in the EFL Classroom 

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Rebecca Kooijman; [2021]
    Keywords : EFL classroom; teaching of literature; genre conventions; upper secondary school; Autobiography; Bildungsroman; Educated; English 7; text selection;

    Abstract : This essay presents a literary analysis of the autobiography Educated (2018) by Tara Westover. The analysis examines to what extent Westover’s story conforms and subverts the genre conventions of the Bildungsroman and the autobiography. An overview of the genre constitutions is therefore provided. READ MORE

  4. 4. “I’m always a girl” : Studying Veronica Roth’s Divergent as a Bildungsroman from a Feminist Perspective

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Maya Yttring; [2020]
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  5. 5. The Moral of the Story: Growing up in A Gossip’s Story, Sense and Sensibility, Jane Eyre and Little Women

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Rebecca Ferding; [2020]
    Keywords : bildungsroman; novels of development; jane austen; jane west; louisa may alcott; charlotte brontë; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In nineteenth-century literature, the heroine is often a young woman growing up and learning about the restrictions of gender and society. If she learns from the mistakes she is inevitably going to make, she may be rewarded … with a suitor? How does this correlate, who are the heroines and who are the suitors? This essay aims to answer these questions, along with evaluating parents in literature and assessing their relationships with their daughters to see if that has any effects on their marital outcomes. READ MORE