Essays about: "fiction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 506 essays containing the word fiction.

  1. 1. Messages from the deep: A reception study of Denis Villeneuve's Dune

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Sarah R. Kern; [2024-02-06]
    Keywords : Hegemony; Production Reception; Discourse; Dominant Negotiated Oppositional; Dune; Representation; Reception study; convergence culture; science fiction; participation culture; fandom;

    Abstract : This essay uses Pierre Bourdieus habitus, symbolic capital, Social fields, Stuart Halls representation theory and Encoding/Decoding system, as well as Henry Jenkins concept of convergence culture and media convergence, to conduct a reception study of Denis Villeneuves 2021 adaption of the science fiction movie Dune. The material collected for the reception study is collected in the form of reviews and features from experts in cinema, juxtaposed against material collected from YouTube in the form of reviews, reaction videos and video essays from social groups sectioned around cinephiles and science fiction fandom. READ MORE

  2. 2. Artificial Intelligence In The Field Of Archaeology

    University essay from

    Author : Philip Gonzalez; [2024-01-25]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Artificial intelligence is something the world has only just been starting to get a grasp on. The race for who can create the best model is taking place all around the globe. In archaeology, the usage of programs like these is tested every day and through many trials, usable solutions are slowly being born. READ MORE

  3. 3. Captivating Communication : The Swedish Prison and Probation Service’s Storytelling and Creation of Legitimacy

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kriminologiska institutionen

    Author : Ella Wendt Höjer; [2024]
    Keywords : prison; cultural criminology; Nordic exceptionalism; legitimacy; Kriminalvården;

    Abstract : The stories about prison are infinite, and ultimately affect our understanding of incarceration. Punishment and prison are also political, and the shape of the penal system is fundamentally different in different countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Writing Your Way out of a Cage : Agency and Dehumanization in Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad

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

    Author : Alberto Ramos Vicario; [2024]
    Keywords : antiracism; slavery; American history; assimilationism; agency; discourse; antirasism; slaveri; amerikansk historia; assimilationism; agency; diskurs;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzes the conceptualization of agency as a form of resistance against dehumanizing slavery discourses present in the narrative The Underground Railroad (2016) by Colson Whitehead. For the historical contextualization and the theoretical background, the scholarly work Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi is used. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Fictional World of Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and The Sea: Emic and Etic Perspectives on its Worldbuilding

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Alexander Löfström; [2024]
    Keywords : Hemingway; Possible worlds theory; emic; etic; Textual actual world; Lifeworld; The Old Man and The Sea; Fiction; American Literature;

    Abstract : Reading is a past time activity that is popular all around the world. It is something thathelps us escape reality and put our focus elsewhere. When immersing yourself in afictional world, it can be intriguing to think of how it was created. READ MORE