Sökning: "Beowulf"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 18 uppsatser innehållade ordet Beowulf.

  1. 1. The suppressed goddess of Beowulf : A feminist reading of Grendel’s mother as a representation of Norse goddess Gefion in a changing world order

    Uppsats för yrkesexamina på grundnivå, Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Författare :Lisa Persson Örtman; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Literary criticism; Beowulf; Grendel’s mother; Gefion; Earth goddess; monsters; abjection; feminism; the definition of a woman.;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this study has been to investigate in feminist terms whether or not the character Grendel’s mother symbolizes early matrilineal tribes in the form of the Norse goddess Gefion, also claimed to be the Earth goddess. The claim has been brought forward in an article by Frank Battaglia on the grounds that the chthonic deity is mentioned on several occasions in Beowulf. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Brothers and Arms: How Two Brothers Reflect the Abandonment of Past Heroic Ideals and the Development of Future ones in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Författare :Estrid Ericson Borggren; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Heroic Ideals; Tolkien; Victorian Medievalism; Boromir; Faramir; The Lord of the Rings; Heroicism; Post-war Literature; The Great War; Beowulf; Past; Future; Brothers; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : The literary heroic ideal changed with the Great War, as the Victorian hero ideal was no longer plausible in a post-war world. The new ideal was pacifist and non-heroic but not everyone who had been through the Great War agreed that there was no heroicism. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Det gnomiska uttrycket i Iliaden, Odysséen och Beowulf-eposet

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Grekiska (antik och bysantinsk)

    Författare :Viktor Wahlström; [2019]
    Nyckelord :gnomic expression; gnomes; gnomic poetry; Iliad; Odyssey; Beowulf; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : In this paper I examine what I call the ‘gnomic expression’, i.e. a statement of a general truth with regards to the human condition, as it is manifested in the Iliad, the Odyssey and Beowulf. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Woman Behind It All. Searching for Social Roles of Women in Late Iron Age Central Blekinge

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens historia

    Författare :Antonia Hellstam; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Key words: warrior society; social role of women; cremation grave material; Beowulf; Lady with mead cup; Blekinge; Västra Vång; History and Archaeology;

    Sammanfattning : With the aim of widening the picture of a Late Iron Age warrior society in central Blekinge by studying the social role of its women, female cremation burials have been identified and their material studied. Artefacts and their combinations have been interpreted and their suggested meanings compared with contemporary iconography as well as with Anglo-Saxon and Norse literary sources. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Gruvetableringens postkoloniala tendenser : En fallstudie av gruvetablering i Kallak

    Kandidat-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Författare :Emelie Eriksson; [2019]
    Nyckelord :ursprungsbefolkning; gruvindustri; postkolonialism; maktrelationer; framinganalys;

    Sammanfattning : Etablering av gruvdrift centreras ofta kring vad som ska prioriteras av rennäring och mineralresurser då båda är klassade som riksintressen enligt lag. Med hänsyn till historisk exploatering av Sápmi är den pågående debatten om en eventuell gruvetablering i Kallak, Jokkmokk, intressant att studera utifrån ett postkolonialt perspektiv. LÄS MER