Essays about: "LORD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 essays containing the word LORD.

  1. 1. The Flamekeeper : The Confessional Purgation of the Soul in the Poetry of Robert Lowell

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Ryan Jurison; [2020]
    Keywords : Robert Lowell; American poetry; Catholic Theology; Religious Symbolism; Purgation; Purgatory; Land of Unlikeness; Lord Weary s Castle; The Mills of the Kavanaughs; Life Studies; For the Union Dead;

    Abstract : This essay is a critical textual analysis of the poetry of Robert Lowell with focus on religious symbolism used in his work, and the Catholic theology which informed it. This results in a new, contrasting interpretation to the conventional view that he had abandoned his religious focus by mid-career, while accounting for his own assessment that he had not. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Lord of the Rings Through the Lens of Narratology : A Narratological Analysis of J. R. R. Tolkien's Masterpiece

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Sara Norlund; [2020]
    Keywords : narratology; narrative theory; narrative; fiction; plot; narration; J. R. R. Tolkien; The Lord of the Rings;

    Abstract : The aim with this essay is, through the lens of narratology, to study J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, and find as many examples of different narratological aspects as possible. READ MORE

  3. 3. Forsake Thy Art, Forsake Thyself : A Lacanian Reading of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Andreas Svensson; [2020]
    Keywords : Mirror Stage; Imaginary; Symbolic; Psychoanalysis; The Picture of Dorian Gray;

    Abstract : This essay argues, with the help of Lacanian psychoanalysis, that Dorian Gray, the protagonist in Oscar Wilde’s novel, fails to abide by the rules governed by the culture of society. It is argued that Lacan’s theories about the mirror stage develop Dorian’s character and his realizations of his true self as part of the culture which shapes him. READ MORE

  4. 4. Brothers and Arms: How Two Brothers Reflect the Abandonment of Past Heroic Ideals and the Development of Future ones in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Estrid Ericson Borggren; [2019]
    Keywords : Heroic Ideals; Tolkien; Victorian Medievalism; Boromir; Faramir; The Lord of the Rings; Heroicism; Post-war Literature; The Great War; Beowulf; Past; Future; Brothers; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The literary heroic ideal changed with the Great War, as the Victorian hero ideal was no longer plausible in a post-war world. The new ideal was pacifist and non-heroic but not everyone who had been through the Great War agreed that there was no heroicism. 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