Essays about: "Ecocriticism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 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]
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  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. THE BYRONIC STANDARD Ecology in Byron’s Poetry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Daniel Kolade; [2018-09-19]
    Keywords : Lord Byron; ecocriticism; human element; Wordsworthian Standard;

    Abstract : Byron’s work is unique amongst writers of the 18th and 19th century due to the human element and its interaction with nature. Thus, the aim of this study is to examine the view of nature in Byron’s poetry (specifically his sea poetry) and establish a Byronic Standard of ecopoesis offering counterbalance to the Wordsworthian Standard and the ecocritical binaries of dwelling-wandering and nature-culture. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lord of the Rings, Lord of Nature : A postcolonial-ecocritical study of J.R.R Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and its implications in the EFL classroom

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Stefan Lobo Jansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Colonialism; Postcolonialism; Imperialism; Ecocriticism; Environmentalism; Pastoral; Nature; Wilderness; Development; Tolkien; The Lord of the Rings; The EFL Classroom.;

    Abstract : This essay examines J.R. READ MORE