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  1. 1. The Dream : A Psychoanalytic Reading of the Conceptualization of the American Dream in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Författare :Hugo Älfvåg; [2020]
    Nyckelord :The American Dream; Dreams; Desires; Psychoanalysis; Id; Ego; Super-Ego; Trauma;

    Sammanfattning : F. Scott Fitzgerald’s critically acclaimed classic The Great Gatsby, written in 1925, poetically captures the zeitgeist of the roaring twenties, and has attracted considerable attention regarding the depiction of the American dream. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Role of Defense Mechanisms in Willy Loman's Character : A Freudian and Marxist Analysis of Death of a Salesman

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Författare :Maya Noras; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Repression; Projection; Frustration; Defense mechanisms; Marxism; The American Dream;

    Sammanfattning : The field of psychoanalysis makes it possible to make an in-depth study of the protagonist in the play Death of a Salesman. After performing such an analysis, this paper suggests that Willy suffers from mental illness and that he is obsessed with living the American Dream. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Musik i migration : En etnografisk studie om latinamerikanska musiker i Sverige -Motivation, autodidaktik och integration

    Magister-uppsats, Kungl. Musikhögskolan/Institutionen för musik, pedagogik och samhälle

    Författare :Rodrigo Vasquez Rojas; [2019]
    Nyckelord :motivation; autodidaktik; integration; etnografi; dröm; Latinamerika;

    Sammanfattning : In this magister's thesis, the aim is to highlight the circumstances that caused four Latin American autodidactical musicians to leave their countries and migrate in order to settle down in the Swedish capital of Stockholm. The propose is to give a greater understanding of how the musicians learned music and how they perceived their dreams and their motivation in relation to reality. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Shopping for an I : Consumer identities in The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison and The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

    Master-uppsats, Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Författare :Alexandra Torsell Starud; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Postcolonialism; Intersectional; BLM; Consumerism;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates to role consumerism plays when young, black, underclass characters try to build their identities in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye (1970) and Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give (2017). Through implementing intersectional analysis and postcolonial theory this essay discusses how social positions are read and understood in a mass culture that heavily favours the visual. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Dream A Little Dream of... America : Identity and Ideology in Jeffrey Eugenides’ Middlesex

    L3-uppsats, Karlstads universitet

    Författare :Josefine Vali; [2019]
    Nyckelord :identity; ideology; American dream; capitalism; determinism; freedom; choice; Marxism; genetics;

    Sammanfattning : Jeffrey Eugenides’ 2002 novelMiddlesex follows the protagonist Cal Stephanides in his exploration of the origins of the genetic mutation which causes him to be born intersexed. Weaved into this memoir is a 75-year history of the United States. LÄS MER