Essays about: "The gothic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the words The gothic.

  1. 1. Ascending the Mountains of Madness: the Language and Psychology of H.P. Lovecraft

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Daniel Lidman; [2018-03-26]
    Keywords : engelska; H.P. Lovecraft; Dagon; Cthulhu; The Great Ones; Romanticism; Gothic writing; Weird Realism; sublime; first-person narration;

    Abstract : The horror of Howard Philips Lovecraft’s writing lies within the mentality and psychology of his characters. Since he first became prominent, the main criticism against Howard Philips Lovecraft has been that his writing uses too many adjectives, and that his creatures and monsters are vague. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Coming of Age of a Woman : Proto-feminism and Female Bildung in Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Therese Landh; [2018]
    Keywords : Bildungsroman; Enlightenment feminism; Jane Austen; Mary Wollstonecraft; Proto-feminism;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the influence of the proto-feminist ideas of the Enlightenment on Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey, specifically their presence in the coming-of-age journey of the novel’s heroine Catherine Morland. In this thesis, the proto-feminist ideas of the Enlightenment discussed are based on the ideas of Mary Wollstonecraft as presented in A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. READ MORE

  3. 3. Wild Architecture

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Alexander Croll; [2018]
    Keywords : Architecture; Wild; Music School; Architectural Theory; Adaptation; Landscape; Music Performance; Civic; Gothic; Medieval; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Architecture is undoubtedly an international profession, with practices undertaking projects far away from their home territories. In such a world, it is important that architects are able to design in a way that is responsive to the project’s setting and situation, refraining from unrooted architecture transposed from place to place. READ MORE

  4. 4. Capturing the Gothic Line : Parametric Exploration of the Gothic Ornament

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Filip Grzesiak; [2018]
    Keywords : Gothic; Parametric; Ornament; Modernism; Essay; Line; Architecture;

    Abstract : The project explores the ‘Gothic Line’ as observed in ornament. Escaping strictly geometrical means of defining, the study focuses on capturing the Line’s elusive properties in connection to chosen architectural elements. With selected properties, the two-dimensional principles are extracted into the 3D environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Domesticicty, Identity and Mental Illness in Jane Eyre and Rebecca from a feminist perspective

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Steve Cowan; [2017]
    Keywords : femininity; feminist; gender stereotyping; madness; gothic;

    Abstract : This qualitative essay explores and compares women’s roles and identities in the gothic novels Rebecca and Jane Eyre. The investigation shall be a social critique on feminine ideals from a feminist perspective. READ MORE