Essays about: "religious expressions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words religious expressions.

  1. 1. Age of Arrakis: State Apparatuses and Foucauldian Biopolitics in Frank Herbert's Dune

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Pontus Viberg; [2019]
    Keywords : power; ideology; biopower; religion; science fiction; Herbert Dune; America; colonialism; state apparatus;

    Abstract : Frank Herbert’s Dune is generally recognized as the best-selling science fiction novel of all time. While it is commonly referred to as a novel of environmental characteristics, this essay investigates the depiction of society and how the power dynamics in this far future setting are presented. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Difficult Sami Heritage; : a study of museum practices

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Kristina Thorell; [2019]
    Keywords : difficult heritage; Sami heritage; colonization; religious history;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the difficult Sami heritage which is exhibited within local history museums in northern Sweden. The study incorporates theories from cultural science and sociology but it is written within religious history as a philological and text-oriented discipline where discourses and social constructions of the Sami heritage and worldviews are in focus. READ MORE

  3. 3. Kick the Bucket or Cash in One's Chips : An analysis of some English slang expressions for dying

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Heidi Orava Anderson; [2018]
    Keywords : Metaphor; metonymy; idioms; slang; dying;

    Abstract : This research analyses some of the slang expressions with the meaning ‘to die’ found in Dictionary of Modern Slang with regard to metaphor and metonymy and whether they have been active when creating the identified slang expressions. It further examines the frequency of these expressions in a large language corpus, and identifies the processes involved in the most frequent expressions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Constructing Terrorism A Critical Discourse Analysis on the Construction of Terrorism in Bangladeshi English-Language Newspaper Editorials

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

    Author : Nirjhar Mazumder; [2018]
    Keywords : Terrorism; Religious extremism; violent extremism; CDA; Editorials; newspaper;

    Abstract : Through Critical Discourse analysis, this thesis examined the discursive construction of terrorism related events and finds out the common definiens of terrorism in the editorials of two Bangladeshi English-medium newspaper. The Daily Star & Dhaka Tribune, both the newspapers covered terrorism related events in their editorials throughout the year of 2015. READ MORE

  5. 5. Framing "Gay Propaganda": The Orthodox Church and Morality Policy in Russia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Caroline Hill; [2017]
    Keywords : Russian Orthodox Church; framing; morality policy; content analysis; LGBT; religion; propaganda;

    Abstract : The adoption of laws in the Russian Federation prohibiting propaganda of homosexuality and “non-traditional sexual relationships” to minors at the regional and federal levels, respectively, has raised questions regarding the role of the Russian Orthodox Church in politics. This project shall evaluate public statements by clerics and other figures serving in the Orthodox Church from 2011 through 2013, as well as interviews conducted with clerics of the Moscow Patriarchate in order to analyze the strategies employed when arguing against public expressions of homosexuality. READ MORE