Essays about: "Character Representation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 essays containing the words Character Representation.

  1. 1. Sexuality in The Hours : An Intertextual Analysis on the Reconstruction of Characters and the Representation of Sexuality

    University essay from

    Author : Melisa Demir; [2020]
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    Abstract : The essay aims to analyse what impact the reconstruction of the characters of Mrs Dalloway and the fictional character of Virginia Woolf has on the representation of sexuality in The Hours. The theoretical framework is based on queer theory, heteronormativity and gender studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vad är elementärt i Sherlock Holmes karaktär? – En komparativ analys av Arthur Conan Doyles karaktär Sherlock Holmes och adaptionen av karaktären i TV-serierna Sherlock och Elementary

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Ida Renner; [2020]
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    Abstract : This study analyses the fictional character of Sherlock Holmes, both in his original representation in the stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and in two modern day televised adaptations, Sherlock and Elementary, both of which place the character of Sherlock Holmes in our day and time. The character of Sherlock Holmes is immensely popular to this day and the purpose of this essay is therefore to analyse the essential traits of the character, and to contrast them with the changes made in the adaptations, in order to find out how the character of Sherlock Holmes portrays the relationship between fiction and society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vanity, Grief and Mary Musgrove : A Psychoanalytic Analysis of Jane Austen's Persuasion

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Anneli Olsson Hagman; [2020]
    Keywords : Persuasion; Jane Austen; Mary Musgrove; psychoanalytic literary theory; grief; Freud; defence-mechanisms; repression; projection; unconsious;

    Abstract : The novel Persuasion by Jane Austen stands out from her canon partly due to the explicit reflection of society’s changing view of the British nobility in the early 19th century. The shallowness and alarming lack of responsibility displayed by the Elliot family is a representation of the growing opinion of the landed gentry being useless and not fit to lead the nation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Outline's Silence – In Search for A Silent Narrator

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Aspasia Dimou- Grampa; [2020]
    Keywords : silent narrator; absent; Neutral; silent narrator; absent; Neutral;

    Abstract : Outline’s Silence: In Search for a Silent Narrator is a Bachelor research paper that hopes to open a discussion about Rachel Cusk’s Outline (2014) and the possibility that an absent and silent narrator could lead to a new and innovative writing mode. The paper bases its theory on Hayden White’s “The Value of Narrativity in the Representation of Reality” (1980) where White argues that moralization is unavoidable as long as there is a narrator in the text (27). READ MORE

  5. 5. The suppressed goddess of Beowulf : A feminist reading of Grendel’s mother as a representation of Norse goddess Gefion in a changing world order

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Lisa Persson Örtman; [2019]
    Keywords : Literary criticism; Beowulf; Grendel’s mother; Gefion; Earth goddess; monsters; abjection; feminism; the definition of a woman.;

    Abstract : The aim of this study has been to investigate in feminist terms whether or not the character Grendel’s mother symbolizes early matrilineal tribes in the form of the Norse goddess Gefion, also claimed to be the Earth goddess. The claim has been brought forward in an article by Frank Battaglia on the grounds that the chthonic deity is mentioned on several occasions in Beowulf. READ MORE