Essays about: "Young Adult Literature"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the words Young Adult Literature.

  1. 1. A Narratological Study on Characterization, Change and Coming-of-Age in Maggie Stiefvater’s The Dream Thieves

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Sara Davidsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Young Adult; narratology; character; characterization; sexuality; coming-of-age; Maggie Stiefvater; The Dream Thieves;

    Abstract : This essay explores the character development of Ronan Lynch in Maggie Stiefvater's The Dream Thieves (2013) with the intention of showing the process of self-acceptance through the narratological concepts character and characterization as well as Young Adult literature research focused on coming-of-age in terms of self-discovery and sexual identity. It was found that Ronan does reach self-acceptance. READ MORE

  2. 2. What Society Feeds Us : Immersion, racism and police violence in the novel and film version of The Hate U Give in the EFL classroom

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Carl Waldmann Bergvall; [2021]
    Keywords : The Hate U Give; immersion; film adaptation; young adult fiction; EFL classroom; racism; police violence; upper secondary school;

    Abstract : Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give is a young adult novel that covers controversial topics such as racism and police violence. In this essay, the concept of immersion is used to examine how the novel and its 2018 film counterpart adaptation differ in examining these topics. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Stuck in Hel Joseon"

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Ella Holttinen; [2020]
    Keywords : South Korea; Hel Joseon; millennials; compressed modernity; Confucianism; neoliberalism; human capital; achievement society; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : South Korea is well known for its development miracle: the nation has managed to develop from the state of extreme poverty to the World´s 12th largest economies in a period of five decades. However, the negative consequences and side effects of this rapid growth, and issues of the contemporary Korean society has been less discussed, especially from the perspective of the Korean youth. READ MORE

  4. 4. "A lot of jealousy and a little craziness"- A case-study of the Foundation 1000 Möjligheter and its project

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Therese Bergius; [2020]
    Keywords : Prevention initiatives; sustainable development; violence against women; youth intimate partner violence; youth-specific factors;

    Abstract : In Sweden, 23% of young women and girls between 16-24 reports to have been abused at least one time by a current- or ex-partner. Youth intimate partner violence is a critical issue with great negative impact on both individuals and society if not prevented early. READ MORE

  5. 5. Complicating young adult LGBTQ narrative: : A literary analysis of Rebecca Albertalli’s Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Nikta Chegini; [2020]
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    Abstract : Since they first emerged, young adult books have had five decades to come of age. During these five decades many sub-genres have developed, including, not least, the LGBTQ sub-genre. READ MORE