Essays about: "author s body"

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  1. 1. Rolling with Pain – A Sociological Investigation Into the Meaning-Making of Physical Pain

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Sofie Grann Lorentsen; [2023]
    Keywords : pain; physical-pain; meaning-making; phenomenology; Sara Ahmed; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I investigate the experience of physical pain. Through an analysis and assessment of the data in the form of qualitative interviews collected for this thesis, the aim has been to show that meaning-making is fundamental to our experience of (physical) pain. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Body as a Grenade : Illness Metaphors, The Suffering of Others and Conservativism in Contemporary Sick-Flicks

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för mediestudier

    Author : Christian Gregory; [2023]
    Keywords : Cancer; Sick-Lit; Sick-Flicks; Cystic Fibrosis; CF; SCID; YA Literature; YA Films; The Fault in Our Stars; Five Feet Apart; Midnight Sun; Love Story; John Green;

    Abstract : Film has since its inception been a potent storytelling tool, and the concept of illnesses and death havebeen a critical element in the stories mankind has told through cinema since the beginning. While theearly years of film saw few titles which directly named or featured diseases such as cancer, the 1980’sand 1990’s saw a vast increase in illness narratives being produced. READ MORE

  3. 3. Breaking the Stereotypes: Exploring Control and Self-Expression of Modern-Day Freak Show Performers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Dana Stepankova; [2023]
    Keywords : freak; freak shows; BDSM; body suspension; edgework; dark play; subculture; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract Author: Dana Štěpánková Title: Breaking the Stereotypes: Exploring Control and Self-Expression of ModernDay Freak Show Performers Supervisor: Sébastien Tutenges Master’s Thesis SOCM04, Cultural Criminology, 30 credits Department of Sociology, Spring 2023 Freak shows have been historically depicted as dehumanizing spectacles exhibiting individuals with physical anomalies. Over time, these shows faded away, but human curiosity and fascination with difference and deviance have brought them back in a new form. READ MORE

  4. 4. Containment as Imprisonment or Freedom : A Corpus-Assisted Analysis of Conceptual Container Metaphors in The Handmaid’s Tale

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Lina Haji Akram; [2023]
    Keywords : conceptual metaphor theory; conceptual container metaphors; embodiment; cognitive stylistics; mental states;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a close reading of the award-winning novel The Handmaid’s Tale (1985) by Margaret Atwood. Drawing on Conceptual Metaphor Theory as a framework, and the notion of embodiment, the study sheds light on metaphorical linguistic expressions that contribute to the realization of conceptual container metaphors pertinent to the main character’s psychological state. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding How Remote Workers Manage Social Interaction With Colleagues Via Technology : A qualitative Study using Normalisation Process Theory

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Mohamud Yusuf Mohamed; [2022]
    Keywords : Remote Working; Working from home; digital Social interaction; Social support; Social isolation; ICT; Normalization Process Theory;

    Abstract : With the unplanned rapid switch to Working from Home (WFH) arrangement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organisations and their employees were forced to adapt their processes and practices with a huge dependence on digital technologies. When such work reorganization is adopted, all everyday activities including social interactions with colleagues must therefore be taken into account. READ MORE