Essays about: "Wilde"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the word Wilde.

  1. 1. Cars in Sweden's Cinema & Television : AI-Guided Research of Automobiles in Sweden’s Images from 1950-1980

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Maximilian Steck; [2021]
    Keywords : archive; AI; cars; cultural memory; digital humanities; film; New Cinema History; object detection; speech recognition; Swedish film; oil crisis; H-Day; Archiv; Künstliche Intelligenz; KI; Filmwissenschaft; Medienwissenschaft; Film; Schweden; Schwedischer Film; Auto; Repräsentation; Wilde Erdbeeren; arkiv; artificiell intelligens; svensk film; bil; minne; representation; oljekris; dagen H; Smultronstället; 映画学; スウェデン; スウェデンの映画; AI; ; 歴史; オイルショック; 野いちご; ダゲン・H;

    Abstract : This research project centers around cinematic and societal representation of the automobile in post-war Swedish cinema and television. Due to political neutrality during World War II, Sweden’s economy benefited from an extensive surplus immediately after Germany’s capitulation in 1945. READ MORE

  2. 2. When Escapism Becomes Neurotic : A Psychoanalytic Reading of Defense Mechanisms Employed in The Picture of Dorian Gray as a Medium to Escape Reality

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Santesson Papadopoulos Andreas; [2021]
    Keywords : Anxiety; Conflict; Defense mechanism; Escapism; Fear; Freud; Psychoanalysis; Rationalization; Repression; Ångest; Konflikt; Försvarsmekanism; Verklighetsflykt; Rädsla; Freud; Psykoanalys; Rationalisering; Repression;

    Abstract : Using psychoanalysis as a theoretical framework, this essay examines the subject of escapism in The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. Defense mechanisms of the ego, first thought of by Sigmund Freud, allow for a clearer understanding of what takes place during the plot. READ MORE

  3. 3. Forsake Thy Art, Forsake Thyself : A Lacanian Reading of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Andreas Svensson; [2020]
    Keywords : Mirror Stage; Imaginary; Symbolic; Psychoanalysis; The Picture of Dorian Gray;

    Abstract : This essay argues, with the help of Lacanian psychoanalysis, that Dorian Gray, the protagonist in Oscar Wilde’s novel, fails to abide by the rules governed by the culture of society. It is argued that Lacan’s theories about the mirror stage develop Dorian’s character and his realizations of his true self as part of the culture which shapes him. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Happy Prince : A Paradoxical Aesthetic Tale and a Dual Critique of Victorian Times

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för lärarutbildning

    Author : Quentin Caizergues; [2020]
    Keywords : Oscar Wilde; The Happy Prince; fairy tale; aestheticism; moral standards; social satire; Victorian society; Christian values;

    Abstract : This essay highlights The Happy Prince’s advantageous use of conventions of the fairy tale genre to stress critical issues of the Victorian period: the challenge of the established Christian socio-moral order, the rising of the bourgeois industrial society, and the advent of aestheticism as a response. Using the close reading technique supported by the Victorian socio-historical background, the analysis establishes that the criticism proceeds by double associations. READ MORE

  5. 5. A qualitative study of self-identity and cultural ideals impact on Swedish females within Gen Z’s purchase behavior

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Julia Bengtsson; Cecilia Menninge; [2020]
    Keywords : Cultural ideals; elaboration likelihood model; Generation Z; identity; purchase behavior; Swedish females;

    Abstract : Title: A qualitative study within retail of self-identity and cultural ideals impact on Swedish females within Generation Z’s purchase behaviour Authors: Cecilia Menninge & Julia Bengtsson Institution: Linnaeus University, School of Business and Economics. Program: Detaljhandel and Service Management (180hp), Customer Experience Management (180 hp) Course: 2FE67E Supervisor: MaxMikael Wilde Björling  Examiner: Miralem Helmefalk Purpose: The purpose of this study is to, through interpretation and analysis of females within Gen Z, create knowledge and understanding of how self-identity and cultural ideals affect purchase behaviour Method: An interview study that addresses the topic of identity and cultural ideals impact on purchase behaviour. READ MORE