Essays about: "Fantasy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 118 essays containing the word Fantasy.

  1. 1. The Gaze In Fantasy Literature : A critical analysis of the novel A Game of Thrones

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

    Author : Henrik Oresten; [2020]
    Keywords : A Game of Thrones; Feminist criticism; Gaze theory;

    Abstract : Syftet med denna studie är att utforska den manliga och kvinnliga blicken i George R.R. Martins fantasinovell, A Game of Thrones (1996). Jag föreslår att skillnader i hur den manliga och kvinnliga blicken betraktar sitt objekt, kan avslöjas genom kritisk analys av kvinnliga huvudkaraktären Sansa Stark. READ MORE

  2. 2. Digital Games – The key to studying Cosmopolitan Democracy? : An investigation into the suitability of Games and MMORPG communities for the study of Cosmopolitan Democracy

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Matthew Bridger; [2020]
    Keywords : Cosmopolitan Democracy; Digital Games; MMORPG; Final Fantasy XIV; Age; Gender; Nationality; Lingua Franca; Massively Multiplayer Roleplaying Game;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to identify if digital games could be used as a method to study Cosmopolitan Democracy. Using a mixed methods approach, players of the Final Fantasy XIV (FFXIV) community were asked to answer a questionnaire concerning the importance of age, gender and nationality of other players, in order to see if their values aligned with those of Cosmopolitan Democracy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bringing the Magic Back to Structuralist Approaches in Fantasy Literature : Supporting Themes of Unity in Patrick Rothfuss’ The Kingkiller Chronicle

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Sarah Schroer; [2020]
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  4. 4. Returning Foreign Fighters to Denmark & Sweden: The Enemies of the State?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Cianna Flyger; [2020]
    Keywords : Islamic state; foreign fighters; Denmark; Sweden; policy; discourses; critical security studies; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Denmark and Sweden, as the rest of Europe, face a dilemma of whether to repatriate their citizens who travelled to the so-called Islamic State, from the wretched refugee camps in Syria and Iraq after its fall, and how to deal with those already returned. This thesis examines the two countries’ policy-approaches and discourses to the issue of foreign fighters (FF’s) through a comparative case study, mainly focusing on Denmark, and empirical analysis of statements on FF’s from key political actors, using the social scientific method of critical discourse analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Directional edge detection by the gradient method applied to linear and non-linear edges

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : Mohammed Al-Dory; [2020]
    Keywords : Edge detection; Gradient; Image processing; Computer vision; Circular convolution; Transform methods; Applied mathematics; Kantdetektering; Gradient; Bildbehandling; Datorseende; Cirkulär faltning; Transformmetoder; Tillämpad matematik;

    Abstract : When we humans look at images, especially paintings, we are usually interested in the sense of art and what we regard as “beauty”. This may include colour harmony, fantasy, realism, expression, drama, ordered chaos, contemplative aspects, etc. READ MORE