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  1. 1. Quantitative Analysis of Customizable Player Avatars in an MMORPGEnvironment

    Kandidat-uppsats, Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Författare :Mikhail Gardberg; Siri Kjerf; [2022]
    Nyckelord :Video Games; Representation; Hypersexuality; Fashion; Digitala spel; representation; hypersexualitet; mode;

    Sammanfattning : Sexualization of video game characters has been noted to have real world consequences. While there are studies surrounding characters designed by video game developers, the same cannot be said for players' choice of attire. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Yakuwarigo and Fantasy Characters : A Case Studyof Howl’s Moving Castle

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och lärande

    Författare :Roosa Merilehto; [2022]
    Nyckelord :Yakuwarigo; role language; fantasy characters; Howl’s Moving Castle; fantasy translation; Japanese; characterization;

    Sammanfattning : Yakuwarigo, or role language, is a Japanese term used to describe different typesof exaggerated spoken languages that are used in Japanese fiction. Yakuwarigo isoften assigned to a character based on, for example, the character’s personality,age, or occupation, and it can be different from how people actually speak in reallife. LÄS MER

  3. 3. "No good being a witch unless you let people know" : The importance of performance in Terry Pratchett's Wyrd Sisters

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

    Författare :Maria Sköld; [2022]
    Nyckelord :Pratchett; Terry Pratchett; Discworld; Wyrd Sisters; performance; performativity; metafiction; parody; fantasy; theatre; Pratchett; Terry Pratchett; Skivvärlden; Häxkonster; roller; performativitet; metafiktion; parodi; fantasy; teater;

    Sammanfattning : In this analysis of Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters, I argue that performance of the witch is the most important part of witchcraft on Discworld, and, indeed, what drives the story. To underpin this position, I understand Wyrd Sisters as a work of metafiction and parody, examine witch tropes and stories on Discworld and draw parallels to the weird sisters of Shakespeare's Macbeth. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Challenging Hegemonic Masculinity Through the Use of Epic Fantasy : Using The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson to analyze hegemonic masculinity and its potential for classroom appropriation.

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

    Författare :Viktor Jakobsson; [2022]
    Nyckelord :Hegemonic masculinity; masculinity; gender studies; fantasy; Way of Kings; epic fantasy; upper secondary school; classroom; teacher; gender pedagogy; the boy crisis; gender roles; mental health;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to argue that using the novel The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson to explore the concepts of gender roles, with masculinity and its hegemonic aspect at the forefront, through the fields of gender studies and gender pedagogy, will provide grounds for meaningful classroom discussions and activities in the Swedish upper secondary school by drawing parallels between the fictional society presented in the novel and our own.  Three main traits of hegemonic masculinity are analyzed and applied to the characters Kaladin, Dalinar and Jasnah, namely physical assertiveness, egocentric individualism, and domination. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Kungar, drottningar och döden. En jämförande tolkning av medeltida ideal i fantasy från två olika tidsperioder.

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Författare :Jesper Wistman; [2022]
    Nyckelord :Fantasy; King Arthur; Return of the king; Arts and Architecture;

    Sammanfattning : This essay aims to interpret the signs incorporated in the adaptations of fantastical and mythological stories from text to image how they are used and what that reveals about the view of medieval ideals in their respective image. It focuses on two different images depicting two different graves, each with a mourning queen and a dead king from two different stories, from two different time periods. LÄS MER