Essays about: "science fiction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 83 essays containing the words science fiction.

  1. 1. "Vi inhämtar aldrig information utan att på något sätt omvandla den" En tematisk studie av "Det sällsamma djuret från norr"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : David Fredriksson; [2021-09-28]
    Keywords : Lars Gustafsson; medvetandet; science fiction; artificiell intelligens; evolution; människan och icke-mänskliga djur; Pierre Teilhard de Chardin; Max Tegmark; fiktion och verklighet;

    Abstract : This study examines how consciousness is presented in Lars Gustafsson's science fiction novel Det sällsamma djuret från norr. My reading concentrates not only biological consciousness but also artificially and how these are presented in relation to each other. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Spectacle of the Alien/Migrant An exploration through Hollywood Science fiction and Horror Movies before and after 9/11

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Jonathan Cardenas; [2021]
    Keywords : science-fiction; horror; blockbuster; representation; alien; the other; myth; immigration; migrant; Hollywood; orientalism; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at addressing the question of the representation of the Other within current dominant visual media. The Other, in the context of this thesis, refers to any minority community group identified as different from a certain dominant norm; depending on the context it could correspond to groups such as Women, Afro-Americans or Arabs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Afrofuturism and Generational Trauma in N. K. Jemisin‘s Broken Earth Trilogy

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Imogen Bagnall; [2021]
    Keywords : N. K. Jemisin; Afrofuturism; Trauma; Collective Memory; Science Fiction; Oppression;

    Abstract : N. K. Jemisin‘s Broken Earth Trilogy explores the methods and effects of systemic oppression. Orogenes are historically oppressed and dehumanised by the wider society of The Stillness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dreams of Democracy within Extreme Dystopias : A Study of the Imperium of Man

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Patrick Sundkvist; [2021]
    Keywords : Warhammer: 40000; dystopia; literature; authoritarianism; science-fiction; violence; police; leadership; hierarchy; government; law; punishment; Warhammer: 40000; dystopi; litteratur; auktoritär; science-fiction; våld; polis; ledarskap; hierarki; regering; lag; straff;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to analyse several of the extreme dystopian elements found in the Warhammer: 40000 megatext and reveal how these elements display critique towards authoritarian policies and philosophy. I opted for a close reading of several texts and analysed several characters’ relationship to the galactic empire known as the Imperium of Man and found themes of suppression of thought, self-existential crises and wishes for freedom. READ MORE

  5. 5. Female Gender Representation in The Terminator Franchise

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Triantafyllos Beis; [2021]
    Keywords : female gender representation; linguistic analysis; Terminator; science-fiction.;

    Abstract : The aim of this research is to investigate the representation of the female gender in theTerminator franchise and to examine whether there has been an evolution in thisrepresentation throughout the years. For this purpose, the representation of the lead femalecharacter, Sarah Connor, has been examined in the films The Terminator (Cameron, 1984),Terminator 2: Judgement Day (Cameron, 1991) and Terminator Genisys (Taylor, 2015), inwhich Sarah Connor is the only main female character. READ MORE