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The Agency and Recognition of Animals in the First World War and Its Aftermath in Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse and Megan Rix’s A Soldier’s Friend
(Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2019-07-01)
This thesis aims to discuss the contribution of Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse (1982) and Megan Rix’s A Soldier’s Friend (2014), both portraying animal characters in leading roles, towards the recognition of the actions ...
The Changing Face of Dystopia Represented in George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four and Terry Gilliam’s Brazil: A Cultural Materialist Study
(Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2019)
One of Raymond Williams’ biggest contributions to the field of cultural studies is his development of cultural materialism and his introduction of a new way of thinking historically about culture. Describing culture as “a ...
Reading Ian McMillan as a Postmodern British Poet
(Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2019-07-06)
British poetry that is produced after 1960s coincides with the same period when postmodernism as a philosophical attitude dominated all fields of life and especially literature. The British poet Ian McMillan’s poetry is ...
“Into A Wyld Forest”: The Forest As An Ideological Space In Middle English Metrical Arthurian Romances
(Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2019-07-30)
The aim of this dissertation is to analyse the forest employed in Middle English metrical Arthurian romances as an ideological space. Through examining the Arthurian knights’ and the non-knights’ adventures, challenges, ...
“Words as Bearers of History” : Testimony and Trauma in Seamus Heaney's Early Poetry
(Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2019-11-18)
This study argues that in Seamus Heaney’s early poetry there is a paradoxical attitude towards the therapeutic function of the act of bearing witness to trauma. Heaney’s early collections, Wintering Out (1972), North (1975) ...