Essays about: "hero"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 113 essays containing the word hero.

  1. 1. Hero Holiday : Swedish voluntourism and The White Savior Complex

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier; Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Elin Hultman; Felicia Lanevik; [2020]
    Keywords : Voluntourism; voluntourist; neocolonialism; postcolonialism; White Savior Complex; development work;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to explore the reasons and motivations behind voluntourism in reference to working with children, and how these can be understood and analyzed within the framework of voluntourism research. A qualitative approach was used, and data was collected through semi-structured interviews and then evaluated with the use of a thematic analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Greedy men and seductive females : A qualitative gender analysis of the representation of villains in the James Bond franchise

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Andreas Hammarstedt; [2020]
    Keywords : James Bond; Stereotypes; Popular culture; Villains; Gender; Qualitive analysis; Social constructionism;

    Abstract : The over 50-year-old movie icon James Bond is as current as ever. Since being the most prominent representation of a male hero and one of the world’s most recognizable movie icons, James Bond has been under the academicals loupe for many decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. DEMOCRACY, A TRAGIC CARNIVALESQUE HERO : The Narratives of a Transnational Social Movement Against the Coup in Brazil

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Socialantropologiska institutionen

    Author : Bartira Silva Fortes; [2020]
    Keywords : Brazil; democracy; coup; social movement; transnational; diaspora;

    Abstract : The concern that democracy in the largest country in Latin America could drive toward fascism has surfaced as a point of departure for the creation of forms of resistance among Brazilians in the diaspora. This thesis addresses this development by bringing to light the narratives of FIBRA, a transnational social movement created in 2016 to denounce the coup in Brazil. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vad är elementärt i Sherlock Holmes karaktär? – En komparativ analys av Arthur Conan Doyles karaktär Sherlock Holmes och adaptionen av karaktären i TV-serierna Sherlock och Elementary

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Ida Renner; [2020]
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    Abstract : This study analyses the fictional character of Sherlock Holmes, both in his original representation in the stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and in two modern day televised adaptations, Sherlock and Elementary, both of which place the character of Sherlock Holmes in our day and time. The character of Sherlock Holmes is immensely popular to this day and the purpose of this essay is therefore to analyse the essential traits of the character, and to contrast them with the changes made in the adaptations, in order to find out how the character of Sherlock Holmes portrays the relationship between fiction and society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Airbnb - From authentic hero to mainstream zero

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Antonia Ursula Langhof; Liz Kira Timm; Vivien Deuringer; [2020]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

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