Sökning: "1984 George Orwell"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 14 uppsatser innehållade orden 1984 George Orwell.

  1. 1. The Intersection between Fiction and Reality

    Master-uppsats, KTH/Arkitektur

    Författare :Aran Saleme; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Fictional; Exhibition; Novels; Fake News; Offices; United Nations; New York; Manhattan; Public; George Orwell; Franz Kafka; Exposed Structure;

    Sammanfattning : In the first phase of my thesis I seek to explore how novelist use the fictional architectural environments in order to propel narrative and create an immersive experience for a reader, using the well-known 1984 by George Orwell and The Castle by Franz Kafka as the primary vehicle for investigation. The thesis studies the narrative and architectural typologies, physical settings and imagined spaces used to connect the viewer to the narrative’s highly detailed world. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Viability of Orwell's Newspeak : through the theory of Saussurean semiotics

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för lärarutbildning

    Författare :Jennifer Lidfors Andersson; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Structuralism; semiotics; Saussure; Newspeak; 1984; Orwell; sign; linguistic community;

    Sammanfattning : Set in the totalitarian society of Oceania, George Orwell’s 1984 illustrates how a government can exert complete control over its citizens through surveillance, manipulation, and more central to this essay, language. By employing a structuralist framework based on Ferdinand de Saussure’s research on semiotics and the system of language, this essay investigates the viability of Newspeak as a language. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Internet Surveillance Law in the UK and Article 8 'Right to Privacy'

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Författare :Spencer Whiskard; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Internet; Surveillance; Article 8; Right to Privacy; Technology; ECHR; ECtHR; IPA 2016; Investigatory Powers Act 2016; Hacking; Data; Digital; 1984; Freedom; Law and Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : The danger that mass surveillance poses to concepts of ‘freedom’ and ‘democracy’ have long been a topic of fiction as well as of hard academic study. George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four is a work that some might disregard as mere post-apocalyptic whimsy but its arguably accurate recreation and prediction of the methods utilized by the totalitarian government to maintain absolute control over a population serves to give the novella a grim level of scholastic technicality and precision. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Ministry of Post-Truth: Using George Orwell’s 1984 to Develop English as a Foreign Language Students’ Critical Thinking Skills

    Uppsats för yrkesexamina på avancerad nivå, Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Författare :Alexander Hudberg; [2018]
    Nyckelord :EFL; Critical thinking; George Orwell; 1984; Dystopian Fiction; Post-truth; Alternative Facts; Fake News; Critical literacy pedagogy;

    Sammanfattning : In 2016, “post-truth” was chosen as the word of the year by the Oxford Dictionaries. This is a concept that has come to be associated with a type of political discourse in which objective facts are less important than factual inaccuracies which appeal to emotion to influence people’s attitudes. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Dystopiernas möjligheter : En litteraturdidaktisk studie om hur dystopisk skönlitteratur kan användas i ämnesövergripande arbete

    Uppsats för yrkesexamina på avancerad nivå, Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora; Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Författare :Fredrik Ahlqvist; Madeleine Flodin; [2017]
    Nyckelord :dystopi; ämnesövergripande arbete; skönlitteratur; litteraturdidaktik;

    Sammanfattning : I det här arbetet undersöker vi hur man kan arbeta med dystopisk skönlitteratur som primärt verktyg i ämnesövergripande arbete på gymnasiet. Vi undersöker också hur ett sådant arbete kan främja elevernas kritiska tänkande och hur det kan gynna lärare i yrket. LÄS MER