Essays about: "hero"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 105 essays containing the word hero.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Heinrich’s Local Rationality: Shouldn’t ‘New View’ Thinkers Ask Why Things Made Sense To Him?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Carsten Busch; [2019]
    Keywords : Heinrich; safety; science; new view; local rationality; causation; FLMU06; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Herbert William Heinrich is one of the most influential pioneers within safety. His concepts, originally from the late 1920s, influence safety practice and theory, even today. In recent years, Heinrich’s legacy received increasing critique, also from contemporary safety authors that generally are counted among the ‘new view’. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Amazon Archers of England : Longbows, gender and English nationalism 1780–1845

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Henrik Arnstad; [2019]
    Keywords : nationalism; gender; national identity; archery; longbow; warbow; women’s history; feminism; England; Britain; Robin Hood; Maid Marian; nineteenth century;

    Abstract : In the 1780s the medieval weapon of war; the English longbow, enjoyed a renaissance, as historical archery became a fashionable recreation among the English aristocracy. Later, during 1819-1845, longbow archery developed into a mass movement, as it spread downwards in the English class system, into the bourgeoning middle class. READ MORE

  4. 4. Female Resistance in a World of Epic Heroes and Legendary Adventures : A feminist reading of Rick Riordan’s The Lost Hero, inspired by Luce Irigaray’s “The Power of Discourse and the Subordination of the Feminine”

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Engelska

    Author : Cecilia Lovela; [2019]
    Keywords : Literature; Fantasy; The Lost Hero; Feminism; Resistance; English; Teaching;

    Abstract : Literature is an important part of the curriculum of Swedish secondary school and The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan is a popular novel among teenagers in Stockholm. This creates an opportunity to look closer at the novel, and to investigate the narrative’s discussion of the female, and in this particular case, its depictions of the female characters. READ MORE

  5. 5. The process of Individuation in Willy Loman : A Jungian Archetypal Literary Analysis of the Protagonist in Arthur Miller’s Play Death of a Salesman Compared to the Classical Hero of Odysseus in Homer’s The Odyssey

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Joakim Åberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Archetypal Literary Criticism; Jungian archetypes; Individuation; Willy Loman; Death of a Salesman; Odysseus; The Odyssey;

    Abstract : This study is an archetypal literary analysis of Arthur Miller’s play Death of a Salesman and Homer’s The Odyssey. The analysis aims to demonstrate how Arthur Miller’s protagonist, Willy Loman, in Death of a Salesman demonstrates several stages of Carl Gustav Jung’s theory of the individuation process, similar to Odysseus in Homer’s The Odyssey. READ MORE