Essays about: "strength and courage"

Found 3 essays containing the words strength and courage.

  1. 1. How to be Him : The male gender norm within ice hockey - A sociological study

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för hälsa, vård och välfärd; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för hälsa, vård och välfärd

    Author : Aku Berglind; David Niss; [2015]
    Keywords : Masculinities:Ice hockey:Male gender studies:Gender:Men s health;

    Abstract : Ice hockey is a heavily male dominated sport generally considered rough and demanding. The purpose of this quantitative study is to examine and describe the residing attitudes and norms amongst young ice hockey players utilizing the social constructivism theory and a univariate method of analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Master Chief: True Hero of the War on Terror? How Antiquity's Heroic Character and the Contemporary War on Terror are Apparent in William C. Dietz's "Halo: The Flood"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Viktor Rikenberg; [2013-06-26]
    Keywords : Halo: The Flood; Master Chief; archetypal literary criticism; video-game novel; epic narrative; heroic character; war on terror; strength and courage; duty;

    Abstract : "Halo: The Flood" by William C. Dietz is a novel comprehensively based on a video-game series, which despite its success has attracted only minor attention from scholars during the last decade. In this essay, focus lies on the dual nature of the main character Master Chief. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Code of the Hero : in Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Estetisk-filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Tobias Eklöf; [2006]
    Keywords : Litteratur;

    Abstract : Title: The Code of the Hero in Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea Author: Tobias Eklöf English C, 2006 Abstract: By examining the depiction of Santiago, his actions, life style and role models as well as his close relation to the author I show how he grows from an old worn out man into a true hero by following a particular stance towards life; a code. The protagonist's approach to life and being put to the supreme test of overcoming bad luck, through the struggle with the marlin, creates a hero. READ MORE