Sökning: "Newspeak"

Hittade 4 uppsatser innehållade ordet Newspeak.

  1. 1. Språklig förlust i främmande framtid : Nyspråk och språkkontroll i svenska dystopier 1958–1979

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Litteraturvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Ebba Järpedal; [2020]
    Nyckelord :dystopi; dystopier; utopi; nyspråk; språkkontroll; framtidsroman; Ann Margret Dahlquist-Ljungberg; Arvid Rundberg; Ivar Lo-Johansson; Kerstin Strandberg; Jenny Berthelius;

    Sammanfattning : Dystopian fiction seeks to make conscious the faults of contemporary society through estrangement. Newspeak plays an important role in this estrangement, being a euphemistic and propagandistic language meant to distort the characters' perception of the fictional 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. 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

  4. 4. Speaking about Newspeak - Teaching Democracy, Critical Thinking and Language through Nineteen Eighty-Four

    Kandidat-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Författare :Tomas Wahlqvist; [2014-02-19]
    Nyckelord :engelska; George Orwell; Nineteen Eighty-Four; critical language study; education;

    Sammanfattning : This essay presents how to use George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four as a literary intergrated project of teach democracy, critical thinking, English language skills and critical language study in the English 6 EFL classroom in upper secondary school in Sweden. This literary study is done through the lens of critical pedagogy with an emphasis on the way language influences power and helps dominant groups, in both the world of Nineteen Eighty-Four as well as contemporary society, remain in control. LÄS MER