Essays about: "protagonist"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 201 essays containing the word protagonist.

  1. 1. Focalising trauma narrative : An analysis of Konigsberg’s The Music of What Happens and its pedagogical use

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Louise Gunnarsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Trauma Theory; EFL Classroom; The Music of What Happens; Rape; Internal Focalisation; Survivor; Trauma Narrative; Upper Secondary School.;

    Abstract : This essay argues that Bill Konigsberg depicts the traumatic experience of being raped and the inner conflict of being a male rape survivor with harsh immediacy by implementing internal focalisation in his young adult novel The Music of What Happens (2019). Additionally, the essay argues that the novel is a useful teaching resource in the Swedish EFL classroom by discussing the pedagogical implementations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Passion and Feeling versus Religion and ‘Pure’ Affection in Jane Eyre

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    Author : Natalie Edberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Love; Passion; Christianity; Victorian; Gender; Equality;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to investigate the protagonist and narrator in Charlotte Brontës Jane Eyre, it explores how Jane to a certain extent both represents and challenges the norms set by the Victorian society since it was during this time that the novel was published. By taking a closer look at the novel in relation to Victorian society’s norms and ideals the essay will show that the conflict that Jane faces in the novel is between love, feeling and passion versus religious norms and principles. READ MORE

  3. 3. "The Devil to pay" : Temptation and desire in Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Love Andersson; [2021]
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    Abstract : The Faustian myth may not have started with Christopher Marlowe and the staging of his play The Tragical tale of Dr. Faustus, but few adaptions have managed to become as prominent as Marlowe’s in passing on the Faustian myth. READ MORE

  4. 4. Representation of Psychopathic Characteristics in Fiction : A Transitivity Analysis of the Protagonist’s External and Internal Dialogue in the TV-series You

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Madeleine Olsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Discourse Analysis; Transitivity Analysis; Systemic Functional Linguistics; Fictional Psychopaths and Language;

    Abstract : The series You (2018) challenges the traditional characteristics of a protagonist and introducesthe audience to a psychopathic protagonist with traits which are typically recognised in thetraditional villain. This study investigates the portrayal of the fictional character JoeGoldberg’s psychopathic characteristics by analysing the language used in his external andinternal dialogues. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Nobody puts Baby in a corner" : an analysis of Dirty Dancing with a gender and class perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Signý Kristinsdóttir; Jósefine Karlsdottir; [2021]
    Keywords : Class; masculinity; popular culture; Hollywood; dance; Dirty Dancing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper analyzes how Hollywood portrays gender and class in films through dance, more specifically in Emile Adrolino’s Dirty Dancing (1987). Due to the film’s immense popularity, it has become a cultural phenomenon and a part of the fabric of our society’s cultural context. READ MORE