Essays about: "modern fiction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words modern fiction.

  1. 1. On the Use of Katakana in a Modern Japanese Essay

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Johan Hagerborg; [2020-03-20]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese; katakana; skriftsystem; writing system; modern skönlitteratur; modern fiction; novell; essay;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present study is to carry out a pilot investigation on the use of katakana ina modern Japanese essay, and to compare how the usage of katakana differs between dailynewspaper and a modern essay. Among the words written in katakana, special focus wasgiven to the higairaigo, which are normally written in kanzi or hiragana. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. National identity in Sonia Nimr’s children’s book Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands

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

    Author : Tarek Darwich; [2020]
    Keywords : Anderson; National identity; nationalism; Children’s Literature; Palestinian; imagined communities; Sonia Nimr; Wondrous Journey in strange lands; Arab; history; fiction.;

    Abstract : In this thesis, depending on Benedict Anderson’s Studies of nationalism in his book The Imagined Communities, I will prove that in her historical fiction for children, Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands, the Palestinian writer Sonia Nimr is reviving and reforming Arab national identity. Anderson identifies the nation as a group imagined by its members; the people who perceive and identify themselves as equal members in this group. READ MORE

  4. 4. Interactive fictional databases; the search for family and agency : A study of natural language systems and theircapability of inducing agency

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Matilda Jalonen; Cornelis Rönnberg Westin; [2020]
    Keywords : Natural language input; Natural Language understanding; Agency; Control; Freedom; Interactive fiction; Database; Game; Wizard of Oz;

    Abstract : Natural Language (NL) mechanics are seemingly underutilized within modern game development and may be capable of inducing unexpected levels of agency within its users. This study focuses specifically on NL Input (NLI) and examines its capability of inducing an experience of agency, control, and freedom through an interactive fiction with a database searching context. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ero-Guro-Nansensu in the Japanese Horror Films House, Suicide Club and Dead Sushi

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Japanska

    Author : Erik Fredriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : ero-guro-nansensu; ero-guro; ero; guro; nansensu; erotic; grotesque; nonsense; modernism; modern; horror; Jhorror; Japanese; Japan; Obayashi; Nobuhiko; Sono; Sion; Iguchi; Noboru; Suicide Club; Suicide Circle; Jisatsu saakuru; House; Hausu; Dead Sushi; Deddo sushi;

    Abstract : This thesis attempts to form a definition of the concept “ero-guro-nansensu” which refers to a cultural movement in Japan during the early 20th century that explored the erotic, grotesque and nonsensical. It will use the definition to analyze three Japanese horror films made long after the movement’s supposed end, to determine if it is still relevant and useful for studies of current Japanese culture. READ MORE