Essays about: "Ecocriticism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the word Ecocriticism.

  1. 1. Ecology From Within: Ecocriticism and Allegory in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Word for World is Forest

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Joel Fransson; [2019-01-08]
    Keywords : ecology; nature; allegory; dualism;

    Abstract : This essay reads Ursula K. Le Guin’s novel The Word for World is Forest to explorewhether there is a connection between Cartesian dualism, allegorical reading, and environmentalistthought. To answer this the essay employs the philosophy and theoretical writings of Timothy Morton,namely The Ecological Thought and Ecology Without Nature. READ MORE

  2. 2. Teaching Timely Ecocriticism: Analysing Dylan Thomas’s imagery of anthropogenic dumbness and temporality.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Lukas Kryzanauskas; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : .... READ MORE

  3. 3. Avenging the Anthropocene : Green philosophy of heroes and villains in the motion picture tetralogy The Avengers and its applicability in the Swedish EFL-classroom

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Jens Vang; [2019]
    Keywords : Ecocriticism; anthropocentrism; biocentrism; ecology; environmentalism; film; EFL; upper secondary school; Avengers; Marvel Cinematic Universe;

    Abstract : This essay investigates the ecological values present in antagonists and protagonists in the narrative revolving the Avengers of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The analysis concludes that biocentric ideals primarily are embodied by the main antagonist of the film series, whereas the protagonists mainly represent anthropocentric perspectives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Can Poetry Save the World? : Creating a Sustainable Future by Reading Green

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Alexander Vainikainen; [2019]
    Keywords : ecocriticism; ecofeminism; environmental pedagogy; sustainable development; teaching; reading green; poetry;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to examine how ecocritical readings of poems and song lyrics can work as a catalyst for discussing questions regarding sustainable development in the subject of English. The poems “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” by William Wordsworth and “Andrew”by Andrea Gibson, but also the song lyrics for the song “Every Age”by José Gonzalez were selected for the analyze, since they can represent the varying types of texts that are used by teachers in upper secondary school. READ MORE

  5. 5. Wise Men in Times of Woe : Wizards as representations of human interaction with the natural world in The Lord of the Rings

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Anton Jonsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Tolkien; ecocriticism; nature; fantasy; wizards; Lord of the Rings;

    Abstract : The fictive world created by Oxford Professor J. R. R. Tolkien is intimately linked with his own views of the world. READ MORE