Essays about: "witches"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the word witches.

  1. 1. Using the Harry Potter Series in the Multicultural English Classroom as a Tool to Bring Awareness to Unconscious Biases

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Rukaia Abou-Gabal; [2020]
    Keywords : Education; Pedagogy; Empathy; Harry Potter; Prejudice; Othering; Unconscious Biases; Discrimination;

    Abstract : The Harry Potter series, although primarily written for young adults has managed to be widely popular amongst readers of different ages. The series has been able to entice both young and adult readers all over the world as it provides readers with ample opportunities for self-recognition and thus even self-reflection. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tillståndet för skogar med bombmurkla, Sarcosoma globosum, i Uppsala län

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology

    Author : Josefine Kyhlström Blomqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : bombmurkla; Sarcosoma globosum; fridlyst art; inventering; skogstillstånd; skyddad skog; granbarkborre; Uppsala län;

    Abstract : Bombmurklan, Sarcosoma globosum, är en skålsvamp som normalt växer under vårvintern i barrmatta samt i mossvegetation i äldre granskogar på väldränerad mark. I södra och mellersta Sverige förekommer arten ofta i blockig terräng på moränmark eller i sluttningar. READ MORE

  3. 3. Häxans trädgård : en gestaltning utifrån medicinalväxter i Uppsala Botaniska trädgård

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Linnéa Stöckel; [2019]
    Keywords : folkmedicin; etnobotanik; medicinalväxter; trädgårdshistoria; botare; botanisk trädgård; tematrädgård;

    Abstract : Syftet med det här arbetet var att utifrån litteratur kring trädgårdshistoria, häxor och medicinalväxter, utveckla ett gestaltningsförslag på en tematrädgård i Uppsala Botaniska trädgård. Målet var att trycka på växternas värde i gestaltningar och uppmana både studerande landskapsarkitekter och de redan etablerade inom yrket, att lägga större fokus på växtgestaltningen. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Liminal Existence, Literally : A Deconstruction of Identity in Diana Wynne Jones’ Howl’s Moving Castle

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Engelska

    Author : Felicia Stenberg; [2018]
    Keywords : Fantasy; Fairy tale; Diana Wynne Jones; Howl s Moving Castle; Deconstruction; Jacques Derrida; Hélène Cixous; Intertextuality; Metafiction; Identity; Ambiguity of the self; Puns; Witches; Wizards; Magic; Literary Allusions; Nonexistent Binary Oppositions; Subversion;

    Abstract : This essay examines the inherent instability present in Diana Wynne Jones’ 1986 novel Howl’s Moving Castle. I suggest that in relying on the ambiguity of the story and the setting, Jones creates not only a more complex universe, but allows the characters to be multidimensional -- both literally and figuratively -- without having any stable selves. READ MORE

  5. 5. Patriarchal Princesses and Wicked Witches : A Feminist Reading of the Depiction of Women in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible

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

    Author : Marlene Lindberg; [2018]
    Keywords : feminist criticism; gender; Arthur Miller; binary oppositions; dichotomies; patriarchy; feminism; witch trials; feministisk teori; kön; Arthur Miller; binära motsatser; dikotomier; patriarkat; feminism; häxprocesser;

    Abstract : Based on the Salem witch trials of 1692-1693, Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible treats a historical event that could be considered overflowing with patriarchal oppression. Despite the author’s clear disapproval of the historical cruelty, the play continuously reveals patriarchal structures and shows misogynist tendencies in its depiction of women. READ MORE