Search for dissertations about: "metaphor"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 113 swedish dissertations containing the word metaphor.

  1. 1. The Architectural Metaphor : Textual Models in Spatial Construction

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Anders Johansson; KTH.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; Architectural theory; Model; Metaphor; Narrative; Representation; Trope; Paul Ricoeur; Max Black; Nelson Goodman; Michel de Certeau;

    Abstract : The dissertation concerns the concept of model withinarchitecture, and elaborates particular uses in this field,where modelling is a heuristic process aiming at invention anddiscovery. Methodologically, this is made by introducing thecomparative concepts of metaphor and narrative. READ MORE

  2. 2. Meaning by metaphor : an exploration of metaphor with a metaphoric reading of two short stories by Stephen Crane

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gunnar Backman; Uppsala universitet.; [1991]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket;

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  3. 3. Metaphor as a mode of interpretation : An essay on interactional and contextual sense-making processes, metaphorology, and verbal arts

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Claes Entzenberg; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aesthetics; context; contextualization; active determination; interpretation; linguistic item; metaphor; sense-making; understanding; Estetik; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Aesthetics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Estetik; Aesthetics; estetik;

    Abstract : This essay is an attempt to assess the oddity and importance of metaphor, both viewed as inseparable, internal aspects of the metaphorical sense-making activity. To outline the "challenge" of metaphor, arguments are made against the traditional approaches to metaphor, namely the idea that metaphor is a thing, an entity out there in the discourse or text, whose meaning is embedded within its discrete units and parts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Promise, Protection, and Prosperity. Aspects of the "Shield" as a Religious Relational Metaphor in an Ancient Near Eastern Perspective. An Iconographical and Textual Analysis

    University dissertation from Arne Wiig. Lagga Prästgård. 741 93 Knivsta. Sweden

    Author : Arne Wiig; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theology; Assyria; Egypt; Hebrew Bible; Ancient Near East; relational metaphor; shield metaphor; Metaphor theory; shield; Teologi;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses the religious metaphorical use of different words for "shield" in the Hebrew Bible and Egyptian and Assyrian literature. The literary contexts in the analysis are delimited based on the observation that they share a similar view of divine intervention in war and an analogous view of the enemy. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Archaeology of the Iron Curtain Material and Metaphor

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Anna McWilliams; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; Archaeology of the contemporary past; Iron Curtain; Cold War; material culture; memory; cultural heritage; Berlin Wall; Austria; Czechoslovakia; Czech Republic; Italy; Slovenia; Yugoslavia; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : The Iron Curtain was seen as the divider between East and West in Cold War Europe. The term is closely connected to the Cold War and expressions such as ‘behind the Iron Curtain’ or ‘after the fall of the Iron Curtain’ are common within historical discussions in the second half of the twentieth century. READ MORE