Essays about: "fantasy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 123 essays containing the word fantasy.

  1. 1. “A sickness that could kill a dozen pigs in a single day”: An ecocritical approach to Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Alexander Sloots; [2021]
    Keywords : Kazuo Ishiguro; The Buried Giant; Ecocriticism; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This essay will analyze Kazuo Ishiguro’s fantasy (or anti-fantasy) novel The Buried Giant (2016) from an ecocritical approach, with the aspiration to commence an ecocritical dialogue regarding the novel, which, at the time writing this, is non-existent. The first part of the analysis examines the portrayal of nature in The Buried Giant. READ MORE


    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Alexander Ekholm; [2021]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Humans are irrational. What happens when you disregard this fact? When we let only logic and reason be acceptable ways of life? Science is the reason behind most of our advances as a human race, and with this, it has pushed aside spirituality and, on a certain level, the room for fantasy and thought. READ MORE

  3. 3. Big Dyke Energy? : Commodification and Queer Female Meaning-Making in the Reception of Ocean’s 8 (Gary Ross, 2018)

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Esmé Fransen; [2020]
    Keywords : Ocean’s 8; commodification; queer female reception; epiphenomena; popular Film; commodity lesbianism; Cate Blanchett;

    Abstract : In a media landscape that continues to be characterized by heteronormativity, queer female audiences are continuously finding ways to make popular texts their own. Previous scholarship on queer female reception has largely approached queer meaning-making as a text-audience relationship, a perspective which disregards the position of films as commodities surrounded by an extensive promotional network. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender representations of dark fictional characters: A hermeneutic analysis of Harry Potter fan discussions on Reddit

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Jason Maurer; [2020]
    Keywords : fictional characters; media fans; Harry Potter; Reddit; gender representation; morality; villains;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to deepen our understanding of how audiences represent male and female dark fictional characters (DFCs) by exploring how Harry Potter fans discuss four of these characters on Reddit. Drawing on affective disposition theory as a guiding framework as well as previous investigations of gender representation and online fan cultures, I collected and analyzed 117 posts (containing 9,693 comments) about four DFCs from the Harry Potter franchise. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Moving forward in the past” - a historical analysis of two speeches made by Slobodan Milošević regarding historical use of nationalism and ethnicity for the employment of divisiveness and fear-mongering.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Historia

    Author : Ismar Didic; [2020]
    Keywords : nationalism; etnicitet; historiebruk; Storserbien; Serbien; Albanien; Kosovo; ethnicity; use of history; Milošević; Slobodan; Greater Serbia; Serbia; Albania; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : Under 1990-talet bröt den före detta socialistiska federala republiken Jugoslavien upp längs sina republikers gränser, till stor del på grund av en ekonomisk och politisk kris, liksom en ökning av nationalism och etniska spänningar. Där olika nationaliteter och etniska grupper kämpade för att samexistera, och olösta etniska, nationalistiska och religiösa problem steg upp till ytan - försökte en serbisk politiker vid namnet Slobodan Milošević, att utnyttja det serbiska folkets missnöje och mobilisera det till ett splittrande och skrämmande narrativ som skulle uppnå fantasin om ett "Storserbien". READ MORE