Essays about: "Wolfgang Iser"

Found 3 essays containing the words Wolfgang Iser.

  1. 1. The Impact of Preconceived Notions : A Literary Study of Moral Complexity in the Harry Potter Series

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Ämnesforskning

    Author : Antonia Alfredsson; [2020]
    Keywords : moral complexity; focalizer; narratology; preconceived notions; Harry Potter;

    Abstract : This essay examines the use of the character Harry Potter as focalizer in the Harry Potter series. The objective is to see how Harry’s preconceived notions are caused by his inability to grasp moral complexity. The study is conducted by a close reading of the novels with the focus on the relationship between Harry and the character Severus Snape. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Controversy of Snape : A transactional reader response analysis of Severus Snape and why he divides readers of the Harry Potter book series

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Emma Östberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Severus Snape; Harry Potter; J.K. Rowling; Transactional Reader Response Theory; Reader Response Criticism; Louise Rosenblatt; Wolfgang Iser;

    Abstract : How can a character from a children’s book become so divisive that he causes arguments amongst adults? This essay uses transactional reader response theory to explain the reason why the character Severus Snape from the Harry Potter book series by J.K. Rowling is so controversial. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Fear of Mrs. Bates : The Use of Psychoanalytical Aspects, Anticipation and Retrospection in Robert Bloch’s Psycho

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Rebecca Spolander; [2018]
    Keywords : Robert Bloch; Psycho; Sigmund Freud; psychoanalysis; Super-Ego; Ego; Id; repression; Wolfgang Iser; reception theory; anticipation; retrospection;

    Abstract : This essay focuses on psychoanalytical notions in Robert Bloch’s novel Psycho. The theoretical framework is based on Sigmund Freud’s theory of psychoanalysis. Slavoj Žižek’s idea that the house serves as a symbol of Freud’s concept of the Super-Ego, Ego and Id is presented and further developed. READ MORE