master's thesis
The Female Monstrous in Victorian Novels

Katarina Jurković (2016)
Sveučilište u Zadru
Odjel za anglistiku
Metadata
TitleThe Female Monstrous in Victorian Novels
AuthorKatarina Jurković
Mentor(s)Marko Lukić (thesis advisor)
Abstract
This paper discusses the question of female monstrous in Victorian novels based on three novels. The main aim of research is to present the structure of society of that time and their relationship towards women. Furthermore, by means of comparison of three novels, relevant literature and analysis of the existing texts, the aim of research is to present the meaning of monstrosity, to explain what does it mean and in what way is manifested and how, when discussing a certain character. This paper also analysis and discusses the question of inner conflicts of the characters, what causes their instability and fear, and how is their dual personality and madness, manifested.
Parallel title (Croatian)Čudovišno u ženi u viktorijanskim romanima
Committee MembersSenka Božić-Vrbančić (committee chairperson)
Mario Vrbančić (committee member)
Marko Lukić (committee member)
GranterSveučilište u Zadru
Lower level organizational unitsOdjel za anglistiku
PlaceZadar
StateCroatia
Scientific field, discipline, subdisciplineHUMANISTIC SCIENCES
Philology
Study programme typeuniversity
Study levelgraduate
Study programmeEnglish Language and Literature (double major); specializations in: Teaching, Research
Study specializationTeaching
Academic title abbreviationmag. philol. angl.
Genremaster's thesis
Language English
Defense date2016-02-15
Parallel abstract (Croatian)
Ovaj rad analizira i raspravlja pitanje čudovišnog u ženi u Viktorijanskim romanima, te se temelji na na analizi tri romana. Glavni cilj ovoga rada je prikazati strukturu društva tog doba te njihov odnos prema ženama. Nadalje, putem usporedbe triju romana i relevantnom literaturom i analizom već postojećih radova, cilj je prikazati značenje čudovišnog u ženi, što je to što je čudovišno, na koji način se manifestira i kako, kod određenog lika. Isto tako ovaj rad analizira i raspravlja zbog čega dolazi do unutarnjih konflikta lika, čime je uzrokovana njihova nestabilnost i strah, te na koji način se manifestira njihova dvojna osobnost i ludilo
Parallel keywords (Croatian)Monstrosity Female as monsters Victorian literature Gothic genre New Woman A Fallen Angel Ideal woman- angel of the house Dual personality Social norms Madwoman/ heroine Unreal supernatural Sexuality Čudovišnost Žene čudovišta Viktorijanska književnost Gotički žanr „‟Nova žena‟‟ „‟Pali anđeo‟‟ Idealna žena – „‟angel of the house‟‟ Dvojna osobnost Drušvene norme Ludilo/ junaštvo Stvarno/nadnaravno Seksualnost
Resource typetext
Access conditionAccess restricted to students and staff of home institution
Terms of usehttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
URN:NBNhttps://urn.nsk.hr/urn:nbn:hr:162:406673
CommitterMarta Unković