Essays about: "adaptation theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 122 essays containing the words adaptation theory.

  1. 1. “I DON’T THINK WE’VE BEEN FORMALLY INTRODUCED?” Re-contextualising a Literary Model for First Meetings through Adaptation Theory and Fan Fiction

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Malin Brus; [2019-02-08]
    Keywords : narratology; adaptation theory; fan fiction; Jean Rousset;

    Abstract : (Re-)contextualising narratology in today’s world of rapid technological developmentand widespread access to the internet serves as the basis of this essay, which exploreswhat happens when narratology, adaptation theory and fan fiction theory intersect andinteract. It combines a surface level quantitative study with qualitative text analysis,using Rousset’s literary model from 1981 on first meetings between lovers-to-be as thenarratological reference, and the first meeting between the characters Alec Lightwoodand Magnus Bane as the text subject (using a corpus consisting of a novel, its officialfilm and TV-show adaptations, and thirty fan fictions). READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cultural adaptation in cross-national business relationships: The Netherlands-Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Gävle/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Shakila Shamsudin; Inge Verbeek; [2019]
    Keywords : Culture; Time; Trust; Adaptation; Business Relationship;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this work is to study the role that culture plays in business relationships between the Netherlands and Sweden. Further, the effects of time and trust on the business relationships are also investigated. The investigation entails whether there are cultural differences between the two countries and how those differences are managed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Moving Climate Change Adaptation in the Forest Sector Forward Through Stakeholder Empowerment : A Case Study on Västerbotten County, Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Auvikki Ilmarar Bjerka de Boon; [2019]
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    Abstract : Climate change and what to do about it, both in relation to mitigation and adaptation, is a strongly debated topic. One of the areas that has been brought forward as pivotal in both adaptation and mitigation is the forest sector. Yet, the scientific literature reveals that adaptation measures are to date seldomly implemented in this sector. READ MORE

  5. 5. The translation of song lyrics in popular music : German lyrics and their translation into English

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Janin Laurer; [2019]
    Keywords : song translation; approximation approach; adaptation; skopos; translation theory; linguistics;

    Abstract : This study investigates the translation of song lyrics and presents an analysis of translation outcomes. While the majority of previous studies regarding song translation focuses on the translation of lyrics from musicals and operas, this study focuses on the translation of popular song lyrics. READ MORE