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Att inte gå under : en retorisk mytanalys av Arthur Koestlers skönlitterära politiska verk Natt klockan tolv på dagen

Nilsson, Sebastian LU (2016) RETK13 20162
Rhetoric
Abstract (Swedish)
The French semantic Roland Barthes belives that within our language there exists myths. These myths, being highly suggestiv, creates an alternative lingustic property beyond words actual meaning. However, Barthes belived that myths are hard to apply to political science, and further more, claimng that myths doesnt manifest itself within the socialist ideology. By using Arthur Koestlers masterwork Darkness at noon I wanted to se if myths can be combined with socialist ideology. By asking big rheotorical questions, and later deconstructing the meta myth to mere words, and in an attempt to understand the fundamental principles on Koestlers view on Stalinism. The rhetorical term for this is questio finita. By using pars pro toto we can... (More)
The French semantic Roland Barthes belives that within our language there exists myths. These myths, being highly suggestiv, creates an alternative lingustic property beyond words actual meaning. However, Barthes belived that myths are hard to apply to political science, and further more, claimng that myths doesnt manifest itself within the socialist ideology. By using Arthur Koestlers masterwork Darkness at noon I wanted to se if myths can be combined with socialist ideology. By asking big rheotorical questions, and later deconstructing the meta myth to mere words, and in an attempt to understand the fundamental principles on Koestlers view on Stalinism. The rhetorical term for this is questio finita. By using pars pro toto we can deconstruct the mythological tendensies inside Koestlers work, and understand how certain words are central for some ideologies, and what role they play in a political ideology. (Less)
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Nilsson, Sebastian LU
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RETK13 20162
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Roland Barthes, Mythologies, Questio (in)finita, Darkness at noon, rhetoric, ideological myth, doxa
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Swedish
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8902016
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  abstract     = {The French semantic Roland Barthes belives that within our language there exists myths. These myths, being highly suggestiv, creates an alternative lingustic property beyond words actual meaning. However, Barthes belived that myths are hard to apply to political science, and further more, claimng that myths doesnt manifest itself within the socialist ideology. By using Arthur Koestlers masterwork Darkness at noon I wanted to se if myths can be combined with socialist ideology. By asking big rheotorical questions, and later deconstructing the meta myth to mere words, and in an attempt to understand the fundamental principles on Koestlers view on Stalinism. The rhetorical term for this is questio finita. By using pars pro toto we can deconstruct the mythological tendensies inside Koestlers work, and understand how certain words are central for some ideologies, and what role they play in a political ideology.},
  author       = {Nilsson, Sebastian},
  keyword      = {Roland Barthes,Mythologies,Questio (in)finita,Darkness at noon,rhetoric,ideological myth,doxa},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Att inte gå under : en retorisk mytanalys av Arthur Koestlers skönlitterära politiska verk Natt klockan tolv på dagen},
  year         = {2016},
}