Essays about: "didactic essay"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 28 essays containing the words didactic essay.

  1. 11. Transgression and Tradition : Redefining Gender Roles in Elizabeth Gaskell´s North and South

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikationFilosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Anna Algotsson; [2015]
    Keywords : North and South; Elizabeth Gaskell; Victorian women; gender norms; transgression; gender spheres;

    Abstract : This essay argues that Elizabeth Gaskell challenges the limiting gender roles of the Victorian era through giving her heroine, Margaret Hale in North and South, both the traditionally female qualities of virtue and selflessness and the traditionally masculine qualities of independence and action. The essay also argues that Gaskell’s heroine balances between the feminine and the masculine world as to not appear “unwomanly”, but rather subtly influencing the readers and calls for changing gender norms. READ MORE

  2. 12. Literature for the Intercultural Classroom : Discussing Ethnocentric Issues Using The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Robert Jönsson; [2015]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; Religion; Multicultural Education;

    Abstract : Abstract This essay takes as its starting point that the Swedish classroom often is an intercultural environment and that it is therefore important to address issues connected to ethnocentrism in it. In this essay I examine how the novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid can be used in schools to raise such ethnocentric issues. READ MORE

  3. 13. Teaching History through The Last of the Mohicans

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Zaher el-Shami; [2014-10-09]
    Keywords : Literature; James Fenimore Cooper; The Last of the Mohicans; Gender; Native Americans; Colonialism;

    Abstract : This essay explores how effective literature can be when used to teach history utilizing James Fenimore Cooper‟s The Last of the Mohicans, in order to teach students two specific historical events, as well as historical gender roles and norms. It does this by first looking at how literature has been employed by others to teach history with pedagogical goals in mind, followed by examining gender roles from the period the novel has as its setting, including the period the novel itself was written in. READ MORE

  4. 14. Tradition and Development : The Theme of Revenge in Two Ghost Stories

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Avdelningen för språk och kulturFilosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Catrine Petersson; [2014]
    Keywords : The Gothic; ghost story; revenge; Elizabeth Gaskell; Susan Hill.;

    Abstract : This essay is a literary analysis of two ghost stories, Elizabeth Gaskell’s “The Old Nurse’s Story” (1852) and Susan Hill’s The Man in the Picture (2007). The main focus of the essay is the theme of revenge, which is explored on the basis of similarities and differences in the mentioned ghost stories. READ MORE

  5. 15. Racism Through a Child’s Eyes : A Postcolonial and Didactic Analysis of The Bluest Eye and To Kill a Mockingbird

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Sektionen för humaniora (HUM)

    Author : Maria Lydevik; [2014]
    Keywords : Child’s point of view; otherness; teaching; race; stereotype;

    Abstract : In this essay, I will analyse two main characters in The Bluest Eye and To Kill a Mockingbird based on their perspective on race. My main focus is on the use of a child’s point of view as a narrative technique. READ MORE