Essays about: "physical appearance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 essays containing the words physical appearance.

  1. 1. Forever young : A study of the correspondence between sculptures of Aphrodite and Venus and the female physical ideal in ancient literature

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Tobias Krönström; [2020]
    Keywords : Venus; Aphrodite; beauty; sculpture; beauty ideals;

    Abstract : This study aims to explore how the goddesses of beauty Aphrodite and Venus were portrayed in sculpture in comparison to physical beauty, as attested in ancient texts. The study uses iconography and iconology to analyse the sculptures and semiotics to analyse the ancient texts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women Sell Mascara, Men Sell Machines? : A Content Analysis of Gender Portrayals in Swiss Prime-Time TV Advertisements

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Nanina Studer; [2019]
    Keywords : Switzerland; gender; gender portrayals; stereotyping; gender stereotyping; advertising; television advertising;

    Abstract : This study analyzes gender portrayals in Swiss prime-time television advertising with regard to gender stereotypes. A content analysis of 449 characters of 412 distinct advertisements sampled from four selected German-speaking TV channels in Switzerland was carried out. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Digital Myth of Women on The Battlefield : A Reception Analysis of Female Soldiers in the Online Discourse of Battlefield V

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Loraine Gauteul; [2019]
    Keywords : Video Games; Critical Discourse Analysis; Battlefield V Phenomenon; Identification; Gender and Media;

    Abstract : Lately, the trailer for the game “Battlefield V” received a massive backlash from the players of the Battlefield franchise due to the fact that the game inspired by World War II featured a woman as the main character. This research set out to investigate how female elements are interpreted in a traditional male-dominated digital space, and aims to highlight the elements to consider when introducing a female lead character in a video game. READ MORE

  4. 4. Design of a screwless radio enclosure.

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Oskar Lundkvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Enclosure; radio; screwless; snap-fit; Inkapsling; radio; skruvlös; snäppen;

    Abstract : Radior är en viktig del av mobiltelefoninätverket. De är kopplade till antenner som trådlöst skickar och tar emot radiovågor. Kraven på inkapslingen av telekommunikationsutrustning ökar kontinuerligt. Ett sätt att minska vikt, storlek, monteringstid och förbättra utseendet av radior kan vara att ersätta skruvar med andra fästprinciper. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Suboptimal Solution to Food Waste : A Qualitative Research of Swedish Grocery Shoppers’ Attitudes and Purchase Intentions towards Suboptimal Food

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Miranda Karlsson; Peter Magnfält; [2019]
    Keywords : Suboptimal Food; Attitudes; Purchase Intention; Swedish Grocery shoppers; Food Retailers; Food Waste; Sustainability.;

    Abstract : Background Worldwide, one-third of all produced food is going to waste, and the number is increasing every year which consequently calls for action. A substantial share of the food waste is the outcome of grocery stores throwing away suboptimal food which yet is eatable but due to the date labeling, damaged packaging or in terms of appearance standards cannot be sold. READ MORE