Essays about: "ekokritik"

Found 3 essays containing the word ekokritik.

  1. 1. More than four-legged vehicles? : The representation of horses in Dragon Age: Inquisition and Star Stable 1: Autumn Riders

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för speldesign

    Author : Hanna Isaksson; Tove Wahlberg; [2021]
    Keywords : video games; animal studies; ecocriticism; horses; representation; objectification; dataspel; djurstudier; ekokritik; hästar; representation; objektifiering;

    Abstract : This thesis investigated the representation of horses in the video games Star Stable 1: Autumn Riders and Dragon Age: Inquisition from an ecocritical lens. It applies the method of close reading to the game research field to analyse the representation of horses in video games and how that representation can be objectifying. READ MORE

  2. 2. Who Is to Blame? : An Ecolinguistic Analysis of the Portrayal of Human and Non-Human Animals in the Initial Phase of the Corona Crisis

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Avdelningen för språk, kultur och interaktion

    Author : Rebecca Wikström; [2021]
    Keywords : linguistics; ecolinguistics; critical discourse analysis; language; language studies; corona; Covid-19; linguistic portrayal; discourse; linguistic blame; ecocriticism; anthropocentrism; lingvistik; ekolingvistik; språk; språkvetenskap; kritisk diskursanalys; diskurs; ekokritik; corona; covid-19;

    Abstract : The corona virus has spread steadily and led to consequences on a larger scale than anyone could have imagined, and it is not at all surprising that we want to find someone to hold responsible. Who is to blame for this terrible situation that we have to live through?  By taking an ecolinguistic approach, primarily inspired by Arran Stibbe (2021), this study explores how human and non-human animals are being blamed for the corona crisis in a corpus based on 15 news articles. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Whole New World : A Reading of Deep Ecology in Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Felicia Säfström; [2020]
    Keywords : Margaret Atwood; Oryx and Crake; Deep Ecology; Margaret Atwood; Oryx and Crake; Djupekologi;

    Abstract : This essay explores the theme of deep ecology in Margaret Atwood’s novel Oryx and Crake. It analyzes how the novel deals with the topics of environmental disasters and the apocalypse. It describes humanity’s effect on the planet and how the inventions of the Crakers and the BlyssPluss pill can be seen as good things. READ MORE