Essays about: "Stephen King"

Found 5 essays containing the words Stephen King.

  1. 1. THE SHINING: A SEPARATION A Fundamental Flaw in Adaptation Studies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Nicola Camoglio; [2021-02-16]
    Keywords : The Shining; Stanley Kubrick; Stephen King; metafiction;

    Abstract : In recent years, the academic field of adaptation studies has started questioning the fidelityledapproach to adaptation that was long its guiding principle. This essay builds upon thisnovel approach by focusing on the conflictual relationship between Stephen King’s novel TheShining (1977) and the film version (1980) directed by Stanley Kubrick. READ MORE

  2. 2. This is an Overlook Where No One Can Ever Come : A narratological analysis of the representation of the uncanny in The Shining

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Matilda Berggren; [2019]
    Keywords : Uncanny; Focalization; Description; Free Indirect Discourse; Telepathy; Anthropomorphism;

    Abstract : This essay is a narratological analysis of Stephen King’s ​The Shining, ​and​ ​employs Mieke Bal’s categorization of focalization, description and discourse with the intent of establishing their function in representing the concept of the uncanny in the narrative. By analyzing these narratological functions and their interplay, several manifestations of the ordinarily elusive uncanny become evident. READ MORE

  3. 3. Horrifying Empathy : A comparative study of empathy in Stephen King's Pet Sematary and The Shining, with a discussion of the use of horror literature in the EFL-classroom

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Niklas Petersson; [2018]
    Keywords : Cognitive literary criticism; Empathy; Pet Sematary; The Shining; EFL-classroom;

    Abstract : This essay is a comparative analysis of the novels Pet Sematary and The Shining by Stephen King, where the empathy that the characters may invoke is analyzed. The focus lies on the children, mothers and fathers of the two families featured in the novels, who are analyzed in terms of Leake’s division of easy or difficult empathy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bloody Horror! : The Symbolic Meaning of Blood in Stephen King’s Carrie

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Rebecka Fransson; [2016]
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  5. 5. Experienced Intensity throughCharacter Description in Stephen King’s Cell

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur

    Author : Niclas Green; [2015]
    Keywords : narratology; apocalypse; zombies; horror; intensity; reader response theory; character descriptions; psychological reader response; subjective reader response;

    Abstract : This essay investigates experienced intensity through character description and developmentin Stephen King’s Cell. The thesis of the essay is that a deliberately produced narrativeindeterminacy, used mainly on the level of character descriptions, is what produces intensityby holding the readers of Cell in suspense, i.e. READ MORE