Essays about: "Deconstruction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 essays containing the word Deconstruction.

  1. 1. Getting out of Strange Spaces : A Reconstructive Reading of Paul Auster’s Oracle Night

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Cia Gustrén; [2019]
    Keywords : critique; deconstruction; desubjectification; estrangement; existentialism; literary theory; narratology; postmodernism; reconstruction; strange spaces; subjectivity; subjectification; thematic analysis; themes; thematic units; thematic motifs; writing;

    Abstract : As the title of this essay suggests, Paul Auster’s 2003 novel Oracle Night is studied with regard to what is here considered to be a search for a way out of estrangement. This search, as narrated from the point of view of the protagonist, is followed by a certain recognition of the limits of human existence – which may be essentially meaningless but is nevertheless portrayed as an intentional state of being, not least through the act of writing as a means of subjectification. READ MORE

  2. 2. Princesa de la calle - Dress turned streetwear : Exploring possibilities in re-design, in relation to second-hand evening dresses witha focus on street wear silhouettes

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Nathali Elfström; [2019]
    Keywords : Secondhand; Dresses; redesign; streetwear; draping;

    Abstract : This work aims to explore the possibilities in re-design by using secondhand party-dresses as the main material to construct new garments with a focus on street wear silhouettes. Deconstruction is commonly used when working with secondhand and will also be used in this work, as well as draping. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life Cycle Assessment of a Road Ferry

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Anna Ringström; [2019]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment LCA ; Swedish Transport Administration STA ; STA Road Ferries; road ferry; environmental impact; environmental performance; ferry transport; Livscykelanalys LCA ; Trafikverket; Färjerederiet; vägfärja; miljöpåverkan; miljöprestanda; färjetransport;

    Abstract : On a national level, the Swedish Transport Administration (STA) constitute the responsibleauthority for national long-term infrastructure planning in Sweden and therefore has animportant role for limit the environmental load from domestic transport. STA Road Ferries isresponsible actor within STA, for national infrastructure planning connected to public marinetransport and has formulated the goal of net zero GHG emissions by year 2045 for the ferryfleet. READ MORE

  4. 4. Terminal Messiah: The Apotheosis of Artificial Intelligence in William Gibson’s Sprawl Trilogy

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Talia Velez; [2018]
    Keywords : literature; cyberpunk; postmodern; deconstruction; English; William Gibson;

    Abstract : This paper is an examination of the relationship between humans and Artificial Intelligence in William Gibson’s Sprawl trilogy. Belonging to the cyberpunk genre, William Gibson’s trilogy allows his readers to explore the dwindling boundaries between humanity and technology, and the ways in which technology can both liberate and entrap the world. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Liminal Existence, Literally : A Deconstruction of Identity in Diana Wynne Jones’ Howl’s Moving Castle

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Engelska

    Author : Felicia Stenberg; [2018]
    Keywords : Fantasy; Fairy tale; Diana Wynne Jones; Howl s Moving Castle; Deconstruction; Jacques Derrida; Hélène Cixous; Intertextuality; Metafiction; Identity; Ambiguity of the self; Puns; Witches; Wizards; Magic; Literary Allusions; Nonexistent Binary Oppositions; Subversion;

    Abstract : This essay examines the inherent instability present in Diana Wynne Jones’ 1986 novel Howl’s Moving Castle. I suggest that in relying on the ambiguity of the story and the setting, Jones creates not only a more complex universe, but allows the characters to be multidimensional -- both literally and figuratively -- without having any stable selves. READ MORE