Essays about: "discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1871 essays containing the word discourse.

  1. 1. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL CLASS Analysis of the BBC Series Sherlock

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lea Späti; [2019-02-08]
    Keywords : Sherlock; social class; media; attitude;

    Abstract : The aim of the study is to analyse the language used in the BBC series Sherlock. The focus is on the way the show portrays characters with different social backgrounds and their use of the English language, and whether this reinforces certain ways of thinking about social class. READ MORE

  2. 2. CLAIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION Analyzing the understandings behind migration policy in the EU

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Peter Eleveld; [2019-01-17]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to uncover how, through the common discourse, human rights violations occur in the European Union when it claims to protect and promote human rights. More specifically the question is asked in what way different understandings on human rights and sovereignty as they are held by the European Commission influence the discourse on migration in the EU. READ MORE

  3. 3. “CRISIS AND CRISIS FOR WHOM?” - A critical discourse analysis of how Swedish and British editorials framed the refugee crisis during the autumn of 2015

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Felicia Vikström; [2019-01-16]
    Keywords : Refugee crisis; Crisis; Editorials; Sweden; The UK; Framing Theory and Securitization Theory;

    Abstract : This Master thesis aims to conduct a critical discourse analysis of how Swedish and Britisheditorials covered the so-called "refugee crisis" during the autumn of 2015, specifically from Aug 1to Dec 31 st. The overall aim is to investigate the discursive construction of the crisis, which entailsinvestigating how the editorials framed the “crisis” and in what way it is a crisis: how the term wasconceptualised. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ecology From Within: Ecocriticism and Allegory in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Word for World is Forest

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Joel Fransson; [2019-01-08]
    Keywords : ecology; nature; allegory; dualism;

    Abstract : This essay reads Ursula K. Le Guin’s novel The Word for World is Forest to explorewhether there is a connection between Cartesian dualism, allegorical reading, and environmentalistthought. To answer this the essay employs the philosophy and theoretical writings of Timothy Morton,namely The Ecological Thought and Ecology Without Nature. READ MORE

  5. 5. A ‘snapshot’ of Swedish media’s portrayal of immigrants and refugees leading up to the 2018 election : A qualitative critical discourse analysis from Dagens Nyheter and Svenska Dagbladet

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Alexander Jonsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Integration; Immigration; Migration; Critical discourse analysis; Agenda setting theory; Sweden; Media research; News; Power;

    Abstract : Immigration is a topic that is not an uncommon occurrence within Sweden, especially in regards to the long history of wars and crisis occurred since the beginning of the 21st century. It could take form of individuals fleeing for their lives as refugees from conflict, or as economic migrants seeking a higher quality of life in a new country. READ MORE