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  1. 1. "Honourable" or "Highly-sexed" Adjectival Descriptions of Male and Female Characters in Victorian and Contemporary Children's Fiction

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Hanna Andersdotter Sveen; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; 19th-century English; adjectives; attributive; British National Corpus; characters; children s fiction; contemporary; corpus linguistics; description; evaluative meaning; female; gender; male; part description; predicative; semantic domains; syntactic function; Victorian; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Sammanfattning : This corpus-based study examines adjectives and adjectival expressions used to describe characters in British children’s fiction. The focus is on diachronic variation, by comparing Victorian (19th-century) and contemporary (late 20th-century) children’s fiction, and on gender variation, by comparing the descriptions of female and male characters. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Constructing Athenian Masculinities : Masculinities in Theophrastus' Characters and Menander's Comedies

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia, Antikens kultur och samhällsliv

    Författare :Henrik Berg; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theophrastus; Menander; Athenian masculinities; R. W. Connell; early Hellenistic Athens; Theophrastus’ Characters; the comedies of Menander; hegemonic masculinity; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Historical cultures Classical archaeology and ancient history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historiska kulturer Antikens kultur och samhälle; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Sammanfattning : This study examines the construction of masculinities in Theophrastus’ Characters and Menander’s comedies. As these works were written in early Hellenistic Athens during a period of great political and social changes, there is reason to assume that also the construction of gender changed. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Imagen fílmica del lesbianismo a través de los personajes protagonistas en el cine español

    Detta är en avhandling från Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Författare :Irene Pelayo; [2011]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Spanish cinema; lesbianism; bisexuality; representation; characters.;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this research is to analyze the cinematographic image of lesbianism in Spanish cinema by critically analyzing and evaluating full-length films produced in Spain from 1972 to 2005 starring lesbian characters. The analysis model that has been used was developed by J.C. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Steps Towards Creating Socially Competent Game Characters

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Författare :Jenny Brusk; Högskolan i Skövde.; Högskolan i Skövde.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Humaniora-samhällsvetenskap; Humanities and Social sciences; Media; Technology and Culture MTEC ; Media; Technology and Culture MTEC ; dialogue systems; non-playable characters; computer games; SCXML; statecharts; socially oriented dialogues; scxml;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates and presents approaches towards creating more socially competent NPCs by means of natural language dialogues. The aim is to provide hands-on solutions for game developers who want to offer interactions with the NPCs in the game that are socially driven rather than functionally motivated and that encourage the player to build and maintain relationships between the character they control and the other game characters. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Med öga för publiken Moralisk fostran genom heliga Birgittas och de svenska predikanternas exempelberättelser, cirka 1340-1500

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Historiska institutionen, Stockholms universitet

    Författare :Eva-Marie Letzter; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Saint Birgitta; Swedish preachers; moral teaching; didactics; rhetoric; narrative analysis; plot structure; characters; Late Middle Ages; cultural history; exemplary literature; exemplary stories; exempla; audience adaptation; identification; historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is a comparative and deconstructive study of the use of narrative exempla in the Revelations of Saint Birgitta (also known as Saint Bridget of Sweden) and in Swedish sermon collections from the Late Middle Ages. The purpose is to show how Birgitta during the 14th century and Swedish preachers during the 15th century morally educated their audiences through the inclusion of exemplary stories in their works. LÄS MER