Sökning: "Octavia Butler"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 8 uppsatser innehållade orden Octavia Butler.

  1. 1. Character Narrators, the Implied Author, and the Authorial Audience: A Rhetorical and Ethical Reading of Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Talents

    Magister-uppsats, Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Författare :Linda Melkner Moser; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Octavia Butler; Parable of the Sower; Parable of the Talents; James Phelan; the implied author; character narrators; narrators; authorial audience; rhetorical narrative theory; rhetoric ethics; ethics; rhetoric; rhetoric of character narration; Lauren Olamina; Olamina; Earthseed; epistolary novels; narrative theory;

    Sammanfattning : This essay considers the interplay between character narrators, the implied author, and the authorial audience in Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Talents. The aim of the study was to investigate how narrators, the implied author, and readers position themselves in relation to each other and in relation to the novel’s ethical dimensions. LÄS MER

  2. 2. När sten-trädet sjunger : En undersökning av livfull materia och gränsöverskridande kroppar i Wild Seed och Altered Carbon

    Kandidat-uppsats, Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper

    Författare :Kim Östman; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Jane Bennett; Thing-Power; vital materiality; cyborgs; posthumanism; ecocriticism; Jane Bennett; ting-kraft; vital materialitet; cyborgs; posthumanism; ekokritik;

    Sammanfattning : In this paper, I study vibrant matter and bodily transgressions in Octavia E. Butler’s Wild Seed and Richard Morgan’s Altered Carbon. LÄS MER

  3. 3. "Orgies of Breeding and Dying": Unmapping the Politics of Death in Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower

    Kandidat-uppsats, Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Författare :Helen Whitney Werle; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Critical dystopia; Science Fiction; Necropolitics; Spatiality; Octavia E. Butler; Parable of the Sower; Intersectionality;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates the relationship between necropolitics and spatiality in Octavia E. Butler’s critical dystopian science-fiction novel Parable of the Sower. In the novel, some groups of the population are marked for death, while others are marked for life. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Genom våra ögon : En komparativ litteraturanalys av Margaret Atwoods The Handmaid’s Tale och Octavia E. Butlers Kindred, utifrån forskningsfältet kulturella minnesstudier

    Kandidat-uppsats, Södertörns högskola/Litteraturvetenskap

    Författare :Linnea Adolfsson; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Margaret Atwood; The Handmaid s Tale; Octavia E. Butler; Kindred; Memory; History; Cultural memory studies; Trauma; Representation; Prosthetic Memory; Multidirectional Memory;

    Sammanfattning : This essay’s primarily focus is on the common discourse about the persisting effects of the past in the present in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale(1985)and Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred (1979).These novels are the testimonies of the protagonists Offred and Dana who shares their experience of traumatic violence and oppression. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Counteracting racist attitudes and prejudices in the EFL-classroom: : An investigation on the effects of the social environment around the white character Rufus Weylin in the Antebellum South as depicted in Octavia E. Butler’s novel Kindred.

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

    Författare :Josefine Karlsson; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Post-colonialism; social influence; EFL; racial prejudices; literature instruction; upper secondary school; Kindred;

    Sammanfattning : The multicultural classroom is becoming more prominent in Sweden. Students from different cultures and ethnicities meet to learn in the same environment. In a changing society, the need to develop acceptance towards others is more important than ever. LÄS MER