Essays about: "LITERARY THEORY"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 130 essays containing the words LITERARY THEORY.

  1. 1. Representations of gender in Wuthering Heights : An analysis of Masculinity and femininity and women as the abject

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Saga Vindelhag; [2022]
    Keywords : Feminist Literatur analys; Feminist litteraturs analysis. Wuthering Heights; female authors;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to analyse gender representations in Wuthering Heights byusing French literary criticism. French literary critics thought that the language ofliterature was predominantly phallocentric as male authors, who helped shape thatlanguage, dominated it. READ MORE

  2. 2. Apollonian and Dionysian Psychology in The Age of Innocence : A Psychoanalytical Essay

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Isak Olsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Nietzsche; Freud; Wharton; Apollo; Dionysus; Psychology; Psychoanalysis; Literature;

    Abstract : The dichotomous concepts of order and chaos represented by the mythological Greek gods Apollo and Dionysus, as outlined by Friedrich Nietzsche in his controversial 1872 book on dramatic theory, The Birth of Tragedy, will in this essay serve as the primary literary concepts utilized in a psychoanalysis of the main character and his struggles in the American realist novel The Age of Innocence published in 1920. The social tragedy at the center of the novel written by the now canonical author Edith Wharton pits the protagonist, Newland Archer, against his own morality, in a battle between duty and passion, and conflicting personality traits. READ MORE

  3. 3. Witches are not so delicate : A Jungian analysis of gendered oppression in Madeline Miller’s Circe and the novel’s pedagogical potential in the EFL classroom

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Hermansson Ida; [2022]
    Keywords : Jungian theory; hegemony masculinity; Circe; EFL classroom; gender oppression; literary education; feminist pedagogy; Upper Secondary School;

    Abstract : Circe (2018) by Madeline Miller is a retelling of The Odyssey from the perspective of the witch Circe. The novel challenges the previous portrayal of Circe as a vindictive seductress and provides insight into the narrative of a woman negotiating a man’s world, in which she is denied autonomy due to her gender. READ MORE

  4. 4. The past in video games? : Perception of archaeological information amongst Twitter users based on video games.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper (KV)

    Author : Lennard Armstrong; [2022]
    Keywords : archaeology; pop-culture; death of the author; accuracy; authenticity; video games; Twitter; public perception;

    Abstract : Archaeological communication often seeks avenues to take in order to convey information to a public. One of these is video games, yet many articles do not delve into the effect that games have on people, taking for granted that people will learn something. READ MORE

  5. 5. Using Literary Theories to Acquire Critical Consciousness in the EFL Classroom : A Critical Approach to Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Gustaf Bärlund; [2022]
    Keywords : Marxist literary theory; Virginia Woolf; Mrs. Dalloway; ideology; critical pedagogy; critical literacy pedagogy; upper secondary school; EFL classroom;

    Abstract : This essay applies a critical lens to Mrs. Dalloway (1925) by Virginia Woolf. The aim of this essay is to investigate if and how Mrs. Dalloway can be utilized for students to practice critical consciousness in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom. READ MORE