Essays about: "didactic essay"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 essays containing the words didactic essay.

  1. 1. Too close for comfort : Finding positive aesthetic value in the uncanny valley

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för estetik

    Author : Isabella Svensk; [2022]
    Keywords : The uncanny valley; Masahiro Mori; CGI; 3D animation; Aesthetics;

    Abstract : The goal of this paper is to create a positive account of Masahiro Mori’s theory of the uncanny valley. A theory wherein Mori speculated on the relationship between one’s perceived affinity for a robot and the human-likeness of that same robot. READ MORE

  2. 2. Coming of age in Victorian America : challenging gender roles in Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Lina Killmer; [2021]
    Keywords : Gender roles; feminist criticism; femininity; nineteenth-century literature; coming of age; Little Women; domesticity;

    Abstract : This essay argues that Little Women does not promote breaking stereotypical gender norms and nineteenth century gender roles, contrary to what several critics say. This paper will be using feminist criticism and analyzing two of the novel’s main characters, Meg and Jo, and examining their behavior towards stereotypical gender norms and rules. READ MORE

  3. 3. Remembering the Holocaust : Teaching historical trauma in the English classroom through historical fiction and Maus

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Lärarutbildningen

    Author : Felicia Siljebrand; [2021]
    Keywords : education; didactics; language; literature; history; english; trauma; historical trauma;

    Abstract : This essay explores historical trauma through the lens of post-memory and trauma theory, and aims to analyse the representation of historical trauma in Art Spiegelman’s graphic novel Maus. By using these theories, the essay explores how trauma can be passed on through generations, and how it ultimately affects not only the people who were there to experience it, but also those generations that came after. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adaptation and Original in the EFL-classroom : An Analysis of Different Versions of The Handmaid's Tale

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Ämnesforskning

    Author : Carmen Toubia; [2020]
    Keywords : The Handmaid s Tale; Tjänarinnans berättelse; EFL-Classroom; Engelska klassrummet; Engelska; Didaktik; Analys; Orginal; Adaptation; Feminist; teori; Theory;

    Abstract : This qualitative study aims to examine the differences between Margaret Atwood’s novel and Bruce Miller’s adapted version of The Handmaid’s Tale by the application of adaptation, as well as, feminist theory. An additional aim is to investigate the didactic potential of using both the original version and the TV series adaptation in the EFL-classroom, this in relation to the Curriculum for English at upper secondary level. READ MORE

  5. 5. Creating Character: Romeo, Juliet and didactic challenges with improvised modern scenes

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för de humanistiska och samhällsvetenskapliga ämnenas didaktik

    Author : Clara Hultgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Character work; drama; didactic challenges; Shakespeare; English as second additional language;

    Abstract : This essay describes an action research project conducted twice in the same high school with second year students within the subject English. Students are often unwilling or unable to relate to Shakespeare and his language. It is boring, they say. It is difficult, inaccessible and has nothing to do with us, they say. READ MORE