Essays about: "portrayals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 112 essays containing the word portrayals.

  1. 1. Framing the YPG and YPJ : A Critical Discourse Analysis of Orientalist and Liberal Feminist Portrayals in United States’ Media and Politics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Råvan Talani; [2022]
    Keywords : YPG; YPJ; Orientalism; Postcolonial Feminism; Jineology; Critical Discourse Analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses media portrayal of the People's Protection Units (YPG) and the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) in US media by making use of Fairclough’s three-dimensional model of critical discourse analysis. The thesis investigates if these portrayals have been used as a justification by the United States White House to intervene militarily in the conflict in Rojava. READ MORE

  2. 2. I don’t know because I’m not a robot : I don’t know because I’m not a robot:A qualitative study exploring moral questions as a way to investigate the reasoning behind preschoolers’ mental state attribution to robots

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Oscar Amcoff; [2022]
    Keywords : human-robot interaction HRI ; child-robot interaction cHRI ; mind perception; anthropomorphism; moral perception; mental state attribution;

    Abstract : Portrayals of artificially intelligent robots are becoming increasingly prevalent in children’s culture. This affects how children perceive robots, which have been found to affect the way children in school understand subjects like technology and programming. READ MORE

  3. 3. Razors for all humans? A multimodal social semiotic analysis of advertising stereotypes and gender performances

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Olle Tallving; Carl Jonathan Balkow; [2022]
    Keywords : gender; stereotypes; advertising; Goffman; beauty products; visual communication; genus; stereotyper; reklam; skönhetsprodukter; visuell kommunikation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper aimed to investigate how advertising stereotypes can be challenged or reproduced and how gender is performed, in the context of an allegedly non-stereotypical company. In order to investigate this matter, we conducted a multimodal social semiotic analysis of the Swedish company Estrid, whose razor blades are communicated to all humans. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Portrayal of the Other : A Postcolonial Perspective on ThreeESL Textbooks in Swedish Upper Secondary School

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Lovisa Sädbom; [2022]
    Keywords : Textbook analysis; Postcolonial studies; Cultural studies; ELT materials; Representation;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate three English as a second language (ESL) textbooks used for English 6 in Swedish upper secondary school from a postcolonial perspective, answering the following research question: Who is the implied reader, based on assumptions of the expected experiences and culture, and what and who is constructed as deviant or Other? To examine these questions, the study employs critical discourse analysis and implements strategies from multimodal analysis. The analysis is concerned with matters such as what is constructed as familiar or unfamiliar to the student, what images are chosen, and what those images convey. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reactions Towards Politicians' Different Self Portrayals Among Individuals of Generation Z

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Elsa Spenninge; Louise Andrea Alexandra Bendixen Kettis; [2022]
    Keywords : Personalization; Media Effects; Framing Theory; Social Media; Politicians; Generation Z; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyze the reactions of individuals within Generation Z in regards to various self presentations of politicians. The study has been conducted based on three focus groups, where certain Instagram posts of Ebba Busch, Ulf Kristersson and Nicola Sturgeon have been presented. READ MORE