Essays about: "narratology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 essays containing the word narratology.

  1. 1. THE AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL RELIABILITY OF JANE EYRE: The Narrating Self’s Function in the Novel

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Zdravka Katinic; [2019-05-06]
    Keywords : Jane Eyre; Charlotte Brontë; narratology; psychoanalytic criticism;

    Abstract : The fact that Charlotte Brontë intended Jane Eyre as an autobiography is easily overlooked. Therefore, one tends to not take into account that the stated author Jane Rochester is technically both the main character and narrator of the story. READ MORE

  2. 2. “I DON’T THINK WE’VE BEEN FORMALLY INTRODUCED?” Re-contextualising a Literary Model for First Meetings through Adaptation Theory and Fan Fiction

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Malin Brus; [2019-02-08]
    Keywords : narratology; adaptation theory; fan fiction; Jean Rousset;

    Abstract : (Re-)contextualising narratology in today’s world of rapid technological developmentand widespread access to the internet serves as the basis of this essay, which exploreswhat happens when narratology, adaptation theory and fan fiction theory intersect andinteract. It combines a surface level quantitative study with qualitative text analysis,using Rousset’s literary model from 1981 on first meetings between lovers-to-be as thenarratological reference, and the first meeting between the characters Alec Lightwoodand Magnus Bane as the text subject (using a corpus consisting of a novel, its officialfilm and TV-show adaptations, and thirty fan fictions). READ MORE

  3. 3. 'Speak Your Mind and Speak it Clearly': Discourse and the Importance of Voices in Boy Erased, Garrard Conley.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Marie Deneuville; [2019]
    Keywords : Boy Erased; Garrard Conley; discourse; voice; silence; narratology; speech;

    Abstract : The voices of the autodiegetic narrator and its character counterpart in Boy Erased: A Memoir by Garrard Conley enter the debate around the ontology of voice in literary texts. Using this debate, I will provide an analysis of the voices in this memoir in order to prove the importance of assuming a voice for the narrator, to compensate for speech silenced through discourses and social contexts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Embedded Madness: Mad Narrators and Possible Worlds

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Eloise Brason; [2019]
    Keywords : Mad Narrators; Narratology; Postclassical Narratology; Possible Worlds Theory; Fictional Worlds;

    Abstract : Madness has long been a popular theme for literature, featuring as a trope of horror, mystery, tragedy and comedy genres in varying degrees of amplitude. The topic has provided a significant access point for analysing historical, socio-political and cultural issues as it addresses controversial themes of alienation and criminality as well as philosophical theories of perception and consciousness. READ MORE

  5. 5. Game mechanics, Role play, and Narrative - Critically learning values through games

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Teknik och samhälle

    Author : Sebastian Öhman; [2019]
    Keywords : Role-playing games; Simulation; Narratology; Game-based learning; Convention of the Rights of the Child; Table top role-playing games; Immersion;

    Abstract : In 2018, the Swedish Parliament decided to make the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child a civil law, which will be implemented in the year 2020. The consequences of the decision are not unproblematic. READ MORE