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Irish triangles - gender and nationalism in James Joyce's Ulysses
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-18)
In the first chapter, I explore the numerous mythic and discursive formations that represented Ireland as a woman, made contemporary by the Irish Literary Revival and British caricatures, among others. Molly Bloom, though ...
Michty me, whit are ye gassin' aboot? The use of Scots in the newspaper comic strips The Broons and Oor Wullie
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-14)
This thesis examines the use of Scots in two newspaper comic strips, with respects to phonological, morphological and lexical features, as well as one sociolinguistic process (code-switching). Scots was used as a written ...
A study of teachers' understanding of the English subject as a Bildung subject
(The University of Bergen, 2014-02-03)
The aim of the thesis has been to discover how teachers understand Bildung and raise an awareness of their understanding of English as a Bildung subject. It has also been of interest to know how the curriculum conveys ...
"The Contrails Streaked Cleanly in the High Sky" An Ecocritical Reading of Don DeLillo's White Noise and Underworld
(The University of Bergen, 2012-11-20)
This thesis will examine the articulation, significance, and changing notion of the environment in two novels by the American author Don DeLillo: White Noise (1985) and Underworld (1997). This thesis will read DeLillo's ...
Blended Learning in English Literature
(The University of Bergen, 2015-05-14)
Abstract Blended Learning This study investigates blended learning used in a course of English Literature and Culture in upper secondary school. It raises the question how the use of blended learning may promote ...
Metaphor and ideology in biotechnology: A study of metaphor in media’s discourse on reproductive and genetic biotechnology and bioethics
(The University of Bergen, 2012-05-14)
Metaphors are powerful rhetorical devices that contribute to shaping our reality through hiding and highlighting. Within the field of cognitive linguistics metaphors are considered vital, not only to language, but also ...
The Good Mother: Motherhood as Identity and Resistance in Toni Morrison's Beloved and Buchi Emecheta's The Joys of Motherhood
(The University of Bergen, 2008-11-10)
The Familiar and the Fantastic A Study of Contemporary High Fantasy in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and Steven Erikson’s Malazan Book of the Fallen
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-15)
This thesis deals with fantasy as a literary genre, as well as its subgenre "high fantasy," and contemporary genre theorizing. It examines how the cycles A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin and The Malazan Book ...
Heroic Deeds and Devious Villains: A Study in the Use of Reported Direct Speech in Six Children's Books
(The University of Bergen, 2001)
Instinct or Insight in Dystopia. Reading Margaret Atwood and Octavia Butler through a Darwinian Lens
(The University of Bergen, 2011-11-20)
Margaret Atwood is a Canadian author known for novels such as The Handmaid's Tale and Alias Grace. Octavia Estelle Butler is an American author who has won several awards for her work. The novels I have selected for this ...