Search for dissertations about: "chiastic structure"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words chiastic structure.

  1. 1. The Half-Vanished Structure : Hawthorne's Allegorical Dialectics

    University dissertation from Solna : Magnus Ullén

    Author : Magnus Ullén; Karlstads universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Nathaniel Hawthorne; American literature; dialectics; history; aesthetics; Christianity; sexuality; the Fortunate Fall; typology; allegory; anagogy; symbolism; chiastic structure; mediation; distance; transcendence; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Invoking Coleridge’s distinction between allegory and symbol, this dissertation makes the case for allegory and symbolism as two divergent perceptual modes. Allegory, it argues, stresses the necessity of perceiving the ideal through the mediation of negation (death), while symbolism flaunts the notion that the ideal can be immediately perceived in the inef-fable realm of the emotions. READ MORE