Essays about: "Vide Therkelsson"

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  1. 1. In Defense of Violent Fiction The why’s and values of violent and ‘immoral’ fiction.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Vide Therkelsson; [2014-07-04]
    Keywords : Superheroes; Catharsis; Morality; Violence; Narrative Theory; Desensitization;

    Abstract : Abstract: This essay aims to answer two related questions; why are people able to accept actions of fictional characters that deviate from normal morality, and why works of fiction which invite such a response can be valuable.The first parts of the essay is a general discussion of the criticism and defense of violent fiction; here we establish why it is problematic and why it is valuable, discussing the possible cathartic and educational aspects of fiction. READ MORE