Essays about: "Languages and Literatures"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 573 essays containing the words Languages and Literatures.

  1. 1. The True Cost of Womanhood: A study of women's mental health in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" and Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Monika Truncyte; [2020]
    Keywords : Mental health; mental illness; the US; the 19th century; the 20th century; feminism; the yellow wallpaper; the bell jar.; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This essay examines the depiction of women’s mental health and the effects which societal ideals have on it in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” and Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar. These two literary works openly criticise the societal standards of femininity in the 19th and 20th centuries. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Stranger Among Those Who Are Still Men: Reading Monsters as Performing Transgender Identities in Four Short Stories by H. P. Lovecraft

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för engelska

    Author : Eric Sarkar Nilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In his book Skin Shows, Jack Halberstam posits that depictions of monsterhood in horror media can be directly comparable to different socially constructed identities, such as gender, and even transgender. But can such a comparison be made in a text regardless of its author’s biases and intentions? The purpose of this essay is to find out how the monsters in four of H. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Most Disturbing Definition: Are Extreme Cinema Films Part of One Big Genre?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Lancelot Jensen; [2020]
    Keywords : Extreme Cinema; Extreme Film; Extreme Movies; Disturbing; Controversial; Graphic; Violence in film; Sex in film; Sexual violence in film; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In this essay I have looked at how the term extreme cinema should be categorized. Should it be categorized as a genre, a subgenre, an umbrella term or something else. To find this out I have divided the essay into three chapters, one long and two short. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does Familiarity Affect Gestural Rates?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Michael Anderson; [2020]
    Keywords : Speech; Gesture strokes; Gesture rates; Familiarity; Interaction.; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Face-to-face dialogue can be regarded as a direct and visible way to establish a close connection, between two people facing each other communicate proactively and without barriers. It also plays a key role in the study of verbal and nonverbal communication. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Story Without Names: The Function of Nameless Characters in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Theodor Myrestrand; [2020]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

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