Essays about: "moral character"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the words moral character.

  1. 1. The Impact of Preconceived Notions : A Literary Study of Moral Complexity in the Harry Potter Series

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Ämnesforskning

    Author : Antonia Alfredsson; [2020]
    Keywords : moral complexity; focalizer; narratology; preconceived notions; Harry Potter;

    Abstract : This essay examines the use of the character Harry Potter as focalizer in the Harry Potter series. The objective is to see how Harry’s preconceived notions are caused by his inability to grasp moral complexity. The study is conducted by a close reading of the novels with the focus on the relationship between Harry and the character Severus Snape. READ MORE

  2. 2. President of Crimea. Constitution : Author(s) Autonomous Republic of Xena-Maria

    University essay from Konstfack/Institutionen för Konst (K)

    Author : Mariia Kulykivska; [2020]
    Keywords : Maria Kulikovska; art in exile; exile; displacement; body; borders; art and borders; migration; sculpture; performative sculpture; performance; action; live performance; objects; art of Eastern Europe; architecture; feminism; crimean artist; ukrainian artist; swedish immigrant artist; political art; installation; manifestation; Louise Bourgeois; Joseph Beuys; degenerative artists; forbidden artists; female artist; Mariia Kulikovskaya; queer art; alien art; productive alienation; Masha Kulikovska; Masha Kulikovskaya; Мария Куликовская; Маша Куликовская; Марія Куликівська; Марія Куліковська; художник в изгнании; искусство в изгнании; искусство в иммиграции; восточно европейское искусство; запрещенное искусство; запрещенные художники; дегенеративное искусство; крымская художница; украинская художница; художница-переселенка; шведские художники-иммигранты; тело; границы; феминизм в искусстве; квир художник;

    Abstract : In this essay, two voices are heared, from two women: a certain artist Xena, who talks about her life and its dramas, interwoven with her own experiences from her diaries; and the voice of Maria, who analyzes Xena's life story and her art, diffracted through the prim of the history of 21stC art.  Art the outset, "President of Crimea. READ MORE

  3. 3. Other People’s Darkness : Difficult empathy and villains in two novels by Graham Greene

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Ulf Randau; [2020]
    Keywords : Adult education; cognitive literary criticism; crime thriller literature; EFL-classroom; empathy; Graham Greene; narratology; scaffolding;

    Abstract : The thesis aims to mesh narrative theory with theory of empathy in a study of two novels by Graham Greene, A Gun for Sale (1936) and Brighton Rock (1938), where the use of narrative building blocks from the crime thriller genre and the empathy that the characters may evoke are analysed. The second aim is to discuss how to implement the rather complex works of Graham Greene in the EFL classroom. READ MORE

  4. 4. Time-travel and Empathy: an Analysis of how Anachronous Narrative Structures Affect Character/Reader Empathy

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Sophie Austin; [2019]
    Keywords : Susan Keen; Gérard Genette; anachrony; empathy; narratology; time-travel; empathy toolbox; chronology;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the relationship between the author’s narrative craft and the potential for the reader’s empathetic response. Specifically, it discusses how an anachronous narrative structure provides the author with different ways to promote empathy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Portraying characteristics in English translation of Japanese : A case study of the speech of Kobayashi Midori in Murakami Haruki's Norwegian Wood

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Japanska

    Author : Philippa Mattsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Japanese; translation; characteristics; dialogue; speech; gendered language; domestication; Murakami Haruki; Haruki Murakami; Norwegian Wood; Midori;

    Abstract : The distinguishing traits of characters in novels may appear to change in translation. One of the main means of conveying the individualities, personalities and moral qualities of characters is through dialogue, using the possibilities opened by, for example, the selection of register and use of gendered language. READ MORE