Essays about: "Semiology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the word Semiology.

  1. 1. Finland's Biggest Dress Party : A Study of the Role of Women's Appearances at the Independence Day Reception

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Modevetenskap

    Author : Viivi Laakkonen; [2018]
    Keywords : dress; fashion; communication; media representation; Independence Day reception; fashion studies; media studies; semiology; fashion media discourse; Linnan juhlat;

    Abstract : Finland’s Biggest Dress Party – A Study of the Role of Women’s Appearances at the Independence Day Reception, aims to understand the role of dresses at Finland’s Independence Day Reception by focusing on how the reception has earned a title “Finland’s biggest dress party”, and meanings behind the dresses. The aims are studied combining fashion and media studies in three analytical chapters focusing on the media’s development and influence, how the dresses work as a communication tool and what kind of messages are sent through dresses, and Finnishness and national identity in the dresses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Welcome to Makers' Utopia? A Sociological Discourse Analysis of Professional Communications on Public Library Makerspaces in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för ABM och digitala kulturer

    Author : Kala Louise Sabado Vinas; [2018]
    Keywords : library makerspace; making; makers; the Maker Movement; Swedish public library makerspace; institutional development plan; sociological discourse analysis; semiology in LIS; rhetorical genre theory; sociotechnical perspective; social imaginaire; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Focusing on Swedish text-based, public library professional communications, this study investigates how discursive constructions in relation to library makerspaces represent and endorse certain institutional values, librarian praxis, and development strategies. The analysis highlights characterisation patterns that emerge through the discursive constructions of making, makers, and makerspaces. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Gender of Kinder-Chocolate : A Visual Analysis of TV Commercials and the Representation of Gender and Children

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Barn

    Author : Alexia Langas; [2018]
    Keywords : gender; children; commercials; Kinder; visual analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the gender portrayal of gender in relation to children in TV commercials by the brand Kinder. Gender, Advertising and children are three topics that in relation to each other are a highly important study topic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Välkommen till Första klass : en narrativanalytisk studie av Bräcke kommuns marknadsföringskampanj "Första klass"

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Kerstin Magnusson; [2016]
    Keywords : kommunal marknadsföring; Bräcke kommun; narrativanalys; semiologisk analys; semiologisk bildanalys; identitet;

    Abstract : Urbaniseringen är en fortsatt trend som följt med in i tjänstesamhällets samtid. Som en följd av urbaniseringen har många kommuner, i synnerhet landsbygdskommuner avsides från urbana centra, drabbats av ett sjunkande invånartal och de konsekvenser detta för med sig. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Musical Journey: Music as Gameplay, Meaning and Narrative in Digital Games

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för musikvetenskap

    Author : Mikko Zuniga Jokela; [2014]
    Keywords : Musicology; Digital Games; Video Game Music; Journey; Narratology; Hermeneutics; Meaning; Play; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This essay presents a detailed analysis of the music and its relations to gameplay, meaning and narrative in the interactive digital game Journey. Taking as its foundation multiple thorough playthroughs of the game, observation and questioning of test subjects has been conducted for greater perspective and objectivity. READ MORE