Essays about: "anthropocentrism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the word anthropocentrism.

  1. 1. An Ecocritical Analysis of Oscar Wilde’s A House of Pomegranates : Human- Nonhuman Interactions in the Fairy Tales

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Eva Aramian; [2022]
    Keywords : Ecocriticism; Victorian ecocriticism; Animal Studies; Oscar Wilde; Fairy tales; Human-nonhuman interaction; Transformation.;

    Abstract : Abstract   This thesis investigates the interactions between human and nonhuman characters that express a particular concern regarding nature and the environment in Oscar Wilde's four fairy tales in A House of Pomegranates. The author utilizes a significant number of nonhuman characters to communicate with humans, which is a fairy-tale convention in which truth wins over falsehood, kindness is rewarded, and virtue triumphs over evil. READ MORE

  2. 2. Changing the Stories We Live By: Revolutionizing the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation Through Transformative Conservation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Tess Marie Burroughs; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Wildlife Conservation; Biodiversity Loss; Critical Discourse Analysis; Transformative Conservation;

    Abstract : As biodiversity continues to diminish worldwide, an interrogation of long-standing conservation discourse is needed to reformulate a new conservation rhetoric that confronts the socio-ecological complexities of the world and reorients the relationship between humans and nature. Using ecologically sensitive critical discourse analysis, this research investigates the dominant ideologies perpetuated within an iteration of mainstream American wildlife discourse and explores opportunities for transformative conservation alternatives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can Art in Sustainability Education Challenge Marginalisation? Conversations with Youths and Practitioners in a European Context.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Johanna Paschen; [2022]
    Keywords : Art; Youth; Sustainability Education; EcoJustice Education; Dominant Western Industrial Culture; Marginalisation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Marginalisation is present in youth education for sustainability. Reducing marginalisation in youth education for sustainability is crucial in the field of human ecology since it strives to understand environmental and social justice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Early German Romantic and Marxian Theories of Alienation in Frankenstein: Atomizing Effects of Commodification of Nature and Transgressive Science : An Eco-Marxist perspective

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Jakub Kirejczyk; [2022]
    Keywords : Alienation; Counter-Enlightenment; Ecocriticism; Enlightenment; early German Romanticism; Marxism;

    Abstract : This essay explores the topic of appropriation of nature and the resulting social alienation it imparts on several of the novel’s characters: Frankenstein, Walton, and the Creature. The Creature serves as a personification of both industrialism and urban atomization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Between the Eldritch and the Deep Blue Sea : A Study of Ecosystemic Configurations and the Ocean in Stories by H. P.Lovecraft

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Eric Sarkar Nilsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Anthropocentrism; Beach; Cthulhu; Ecocentrism; Ecosystem; Felix Guattari; Gilles Deleuze; Great Chain of Being; Hierarchy; Horror; Howard Philips Lovecraft; Ocean; Rhizome; Science Fiction; Sea;

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