Essays about: "psychoanalytic criticism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words psychoanalytic criticism.

  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. Unsubstantial Territories : Nomadic Subjectivity as Criticism of Psychoanalysis in Virginia Woolf's The Waves

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Andrey Belov; [2019]
    Keywords : Virginia Woolf; The Waves; Jacques Lacan; Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari; Rosi Braidotti; psychoanalysis; subjectivity; nomadic subjectivity;

    Abstract : This essay looks at subjectivity in Virginia Woolf’s The Waves employing a psychoanalytic approach and using the theories of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari. Woolf’s relation to the theories of her contemporary Sigmund Freud was unclear. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Defence of Literary Theory : A psychoanalytical study of selected works by Percy Bysshe Shelley with a view to didactic usage

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Markus Edmonds; [2017]
    Keywords : Literary didactics; Lacan; Shelley; literary psychoanalytic criticism; upper secondary school;

    Abstract : This essay argued the importance of literary theory in the classroom. As a teacher, it is possible to achieve the empathetic goals of the English curriculum and Judith A. Langer’s ambition of literate thinking by using poetry and literary theory in school. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Focus on Critical Thinking or Linguistic Features?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska; Lunds universitet/Utbildningsvetenskap

    Author : Emelie Ekström; [2016]
    Keywords : critical theory; critical pedagogy; Swedish National Curriculum for the Upper Secondary School; literature; teacher attitudes; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The aim of the study is to research upper secondary teachers’ attitudes towards, and use of, critical perspectives in teaching literature in the subject of English in Sweden. This is done in relation to the inequality issues identified in the Swedish school context, the Swedish National Curriculum for the Upper Secondary School and the syllabi for English, along with a theoretical framework based on the of concepts of critical pedagogy and critical theory. READ MORE

  5. 5. "If I Could Think of Somewhere to Go" : Alienation in S.E. Hinton's Rumble Fish

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur

    Author : Malin Andersson; [2016]
    Keywords : S.E. Hinton; Rumble Fish; Alienation; Rusty-James; psychoanalytic literary criticism; marxist literary criticism;

    Abstract : This essay focuses on the alienation experienced by Rusty-James in S.E. Hinton’s Rumble Fish (1975). It more specifically centers on the causes of his alienation and how the alienation is illustrated in the novel. READ MORE