Search for dissertations about: "theme"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 632 swedish dissertations containing the word theme.

  1. 1. Vonnegut's duty-dance with death-theme and structure in Slaughterhouse-five

    Author : Monica Loeb; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Didactic purpose; theme; structure; point of view; characterization; use of sources; imagery;

    Abstract : The influence of Vonnegut’s didactic purpose of writing on the treatment of theme  and structure in Slaughterhouse-Five is investigated in this study. The following  elements of structure are studied: point of view, the treatment of time, characterization,  the use of other sources, and imagery. READ MORE

  2. 2. Remaining Like a Sword, Alone : Prolegomena

    Author : Jordi Ferrer i Serra; Bo Isaksson; Jan Retsö; Thomas Bauer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Semitic languages - general; classical Arabic poetry; pre-Islamic; genre; theme; mourning; ritual; elegy; corpus; poetics; non-European literatures; Semitiska språk - allmänt;

    Abstract : According to common scholarly opinion, early Arabic poetry encompasses a distinct genre which laments the dead, and which is the specific Arabic realisation of a universal, cross-culturally widespread genre of lamentation. Moreover, this genre — which commonly is referred to as ‘elegy’, but in the thesis, as ‘threnody’ — is identified with the type of poetry that in Arabic poetics is called riṯāʼ or marṯiya. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Nothing That Is : The Structure of Consciousness in the Poetry of Wallace Stevens

    Author : Daniel Andersson; Bengt Landgren; Roland Lysell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; Wallace Stevens; Edmund Husserl; Jean-Paul Sartre; phenomenology; existentialism; thematic criticism; theme; image; modernist poetry; romantic poetry; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This is a study of the poetry of the American writer Wallace Stevens (1879-1955). Stevens’ poetry is often concerned with the relation between consciousness and world, the perceiver and the perceived. This dissertation takes the investigation of the very “structure” or “pattern” of consciousness as its main purpose. READ MORE

  4. 4. Grapes in the Desert : Metaphors, Models, and Themes in Hosea 4-14

    Author : Göran Eidevall; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Hebrew Bible; Bibelvetenskap; Bible; reversal; personification; imagery; simile; theme; model; metaphor theory; metaphor; prophetical literature; Hosea; Old Testament; Old Testament exegesis; Gamla testamentets exegetik; Gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis;

    Abstract : This study explores the textual world of Hosea 4-14. To this end it uses a melhod informed by modern metaphor theory. At the outset, the hypothesis that chapters 4-14 in the book of Hosea constitute a coherent literary composition is submitted. The perspectival theory advanced by Eva F. READ MORE

  5. 5. Clefts in English and Swedish: A contrastive study of IT-clefts and WH-clefts in original texts and translations

    Author : Mats Johansson; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Engelska språk och litteratur ; English language and literature; information structure; ground; focus; discourse topic; topic; theme; discourse; fronting; wh-clefts; it-clefts; pseudo-cleft constructions; cleft constructions; bidirectional translation corpus; translation; corpus linguistics; contrastive linguistics; Swedish; English; Scandinavian languages and literature; Nordiska språk språk och litteratur ; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : This study investigates the use of cleft constructions in English and Swedish on the basis of a bidirectional translation corpus consisting of original English and Swedish texts and their translations into the other language. This design minimizes the problems inherent in corpora of original texts alone, viz. READ MORE