Essays about: "Incongruity"

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

  1. 1. Subverting Nostalgia in Twin Peaks: The Return - Resistance and the Television Revival

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Charlie Berggren; [2021]
    Keywords : Twin Peaks: The Return 2017 ; Resistant nostalgia; Revival television; Nostalgia film; Vera Dika; David Lynch; Cultural Sciences; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Twin Peaks (2017), also known as Twin Peaks: The Return, has a problematic relationship to its predecessor Twin Peaks (1990-1991). In this thesis, I argue that The Return represents the past by undermining a sense of pacifying nostalgia, instead highlighting the incongruity of its ostensible return. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender stereotypes in contemporary Swedish society: Does gender still matter? An investigation of prescriptive stereotypes, self-views in gendered traits and evaluation of role (in)congruity.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Maria Evangelia Karatzia; [2021]
    Keywords : prescriptive stereotype content; self-views in gendered traits; agency; communion; self-prescription discrepancy; role congruity; role incongruity; devaluation.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The present study aimed to further investigate the current state of gender stereotypes and their function in Swedish population in a two-fold way: Primarily by investigating the content of prescriptive stereotypes (how people should be) in relation to people’s self-views in gendered traits, and secondarily by investigating how people who behave stereotypically and counter-stereotypically are perceived and evaluated in Sweden today. Results supported the existence of a strong traditionally gendered prescription but also revealed a self-prescription discrepancy such that participants’ self-views in gendered traits were found to be less gender stereotypically pronounced. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Risks of Shock Advertising for Non-profit Organizations : A qualitative study of the effects of shock advertising on consumer processing and evaluation

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan (from 2013); Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan (from 2013)

    Author : Ola Olofsson; Marcus Funke; [2020]
    Keywords : Brand Image Incongruity; Shock Advertising; Consumer Processing; Consumer Evaluation; Brand Evaluation;

    Abstract : The use of shock advertising as a means to attract consumers’ attention has been prevalent during the last decade. This is especially true in the case of non-profit organizations, where consumers are more lenient to incongruent and explicit imagery. READ MORE

  4. 4. Humor as a Mirroring Self- Reflection : A Case study of a subversive Deaf Humor Aiming the Spotlight at the Hearing Majority

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Forum för genusvetenskap och jämställdhet

    Author : Audrone Cirkelyte; [2020]
    Keywords : Deaf humor; Humor theories; Otherness; Deaf culture; Deaf identity; Disability; Intersectional gender studies;

    Abstract : Humor builds the ground to share the common and the uncommon, to ease the uneasiness, to laugh at oneself and the other. It is amusing and rebellious, revealing the obvious from the obscure and challenging the unchallenged. READ MORE

  5. 5. Genetic and phenotypic analysis of elbow dysplasia in four large Swedish dog breeds : an evaluation of the screening programme and clinical symptoms

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Anna Medved; [2020]
    Keywords : elbow dysplasia; screening; fragmented coronoid process; osteochondritis dissecans; ununited anconeal process; elbow incongruity;

    Abstract : Elbow dysplasia (ED) is a common hereditary disease in dogs. Elbow dysplasia develops during the critical growth period between 4-12 months of age in large breed dogs and causes pain and lameness in the front limbs. In worst case it can lead to euthanasia. READ MORE