Sökning: "Doris Lessing"

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  1. 1. Martha's Unhomely Quest for the Homely : A Postcolonial Reading of the Protagonist Martha in Doris Lessing's Martha Quest

    Kandidat-uppsats, Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Författare :Annika Salisbury; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Doris Lessing; double consciousness; Homi Bhabha; Martha Quest; postcolonial theory; unhomeliness; Doris Lessing; dubbelt medvetande; Homi Bhabha; Martha Quest; postkolonial teori; o-hemlikhet;

    Sammanfattning : The protagonist Martha in Doris Lessing’s Martha Quest is born to white British settler parents and grows up in a British colony in southern Africa in the 1930s. Although officially the coloniser rather than the colonised, Martha tries to reject this role mentally, verbally, and physically. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Destructive Performance - A Feminist Reading of Three Texts Written by Sylvia Plath, Margaret Atwood and Doris Lessing

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Författare :Johanna Molin; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar, Margaret Atwood’s The Edible Woman and Doris Lessing’s “To Room Nineteen” are three literary texts in which the three protagonists seem to play a role which makes them miserable and suicidal. This essay explores what elements that are involved in making these women unhappy and self-destructive. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Angels Without Wings – The Feminine Ideal and its Consequences in Woolf’s To the Lighthouse, Lessing’s “To Room Nineteen” and Munro’s “Too Much Happiness”

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Författare :Emma Nilsson; [2017]
    Nyckelord :The Angel in the House; Woolf; To the Lighthouse; Lessing; To Room Nineteen ; Munro; Too Much Happiness ; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : In this essay, the feminine ideals in Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse, Doris Lessing’s “To Room Nineteen” and Alice Munro’s “Too Much Happiness” are analysed and compared to the ideal of the Angel in the House – an ideal that originates from Coventry Patmore’s poem The Angel in the House and was popularised by Virginia Woolf’s paper “Professions for Women”. In addition, the consequences of this ideal for the characters of Mrs Ramsey, Susan and Sofia are discussed. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Human identity: an analysis of human self-identification by observing the other in Doris Lessing's On Cats

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Författare :Caroline Sotto; [2015]
    Nyckelord :Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : The focus of this essay is the process of human self-identification in the human-cat relationship as narrated in On Cats by Doris Lessing. The concept of ‘narrative’, understood in the sense that it assigns meaning by connecting events and experiences, has allowed for an analysis of the meaningful connections in the interaction between the two species. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Language and Culture : A Study about the Relationship between Postcolonial Literature and Intercultural Competence in the EFL Classroom

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

    Författare :Svensson Filip; [2015]
    Nyckelord :Postcolonial literature; intercultural competence; the EFL Classroom;

    Sammanfattning : Abstract The purpose of this study was to ascertain to what extent English teachers at the upper secondary level in Sweden use postcolonial literature in their teaching and in that case if it is used in order to teach intercultural competence. The reason for this was the claim that there is a strong connection between postcolonial literature and intercultural competence as well as between postcolonial literature and the curriculum for the upper secondary school, and specifically the English courses. LÄS MER