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The use and development of revenge tragedy in the comics V for Vendetta and the Sandman
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-16)
This thesis examines the two comics V for Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd, and The Sandman by Neil Gaiman in the context of revenge tragedy. The revenge tragedy tradition is perhaps mostly associated with theatre, ...
Bride and Prejudice: A Feminist Perspective
(The University of Bergen, 2008-12-15)
This thesis discusses, with a feminist perspective, Gurinder Chadha's film Bride and Prejudice. Using Jane Austen's novel to show womens' situation twohundred years ago in comparison to Indian womens' situation today. It ...
American presidential speeches: a frame analysis
(The University of Bergen, 2014-11-20)
This master's thesis is on the topic of framing. Framing is a phenomena that can found in all use of language, mostly below the level of consciousness. Through conscious use, framing can be a potent rhetorical ...
Shakespeare's heroines and the construction of an ideal Victorian femaleness
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-17)
The construction of an ideal Victorian femaleness based on Shakespeare's heroines. Works by Mary Cowden Clarke, Anna Jameson, Helena Faucit and Ellen Terry are used as examples of the ways in which Shakespeare's heroines ...
Somebody Has to Do It: Fighting the Machine in Edward Abbey s The Brave Cowboy, The Monkey Wrench Gang and Hayduke Lives!
(The University of Bergen, 1996)
The Mighty Weight of Tradition: An Evaluation of Grammar Exercises in EFL Textbooks Based on Communicative and Cognitive Principles
(The University of Bergen, 2015-05-14)
The purpose of this master thesis is to evaluate grammar exercises in certain school textbooks with the intention of gaining insights into the quality of exercises based on principles derived from communicative ...
Freedom or Fidelity? Translation Challenges in Bente Bratlund’s Novel Porselenshunden.
(The University of Bergen, 2007)
In this thesis, I shall look at the challenge of literary translation on the basis of discussions concerning possible translations of selected excerpts from Bente Bratlund's contemporary Norwegian novel Porselenshunden, ...
Breaking the silence: Power relations and sexual violence in Octavia E. Butler's Kindred and Valerie Martin's Property
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-29)
Octavia E. Butler's Kindred (2003) and Valerie Martin's Property (2003) revisit slavery as a site of memory and offer alternative perspectives on America's history, which critique and complement the historical master ...
Omission of the primary verbs BE and HAVE in London teenage speech - a sociolinguistic study
(The University of Bergen, 1995)
Inexpression: Desire and language in Samuel Beckett's short prose
(The University of Bergen, 2010-11-22)
This thesis examines expressions of lack and desire in three of Samuel Beckett's early texts. This examination is grounded in Beckett's artistic ideal, which states that artistic expression is doomed to fail.