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Political Implications of Affective Response to Rhetoric in Oswald’s Spectre and Hatzis’s The AwakeningDownload
What does it mean to be emotionally affected by music? This study considers the experience of listening to music for political implications of affect in light of John Protevi’s concept of political affect and Eric Clarke’s concept of musical affordances. In considering this, I discuss John...
Algorithms are increasingly present in our lives and responsible for many aspects of society – but are hidden from inspection. As codified instructions they require design (unless simplistic) and this design emerges from a web of social factors. Web sites and video games contain decision-making...
The personal mythology of Peter III Feodorovich as deployed in Russian panegyrics of 1742, 1743, and 1762Download
This dissertation examines the process of creation and evolution of the personal mythology of the 7th Russian Emperor Peter III. It explores the phenomenon of personal mythology as a system of representation of the monarch’s identity, which was, on the one hand, clearly displayed and, on the...
This article presents and illustrates a formal model of linguistic analysis in order to explain a phenomenon that is fundamental to translators in their practice: the construction of coherence. First, the role of paragraphs in the construction of coherence is explained with the application of the...
This dissertation examines the ideological force of the smallholder trope in various discourses, from classical political economy to early Canadian poetry and agribusiness advertising. The project investigates the increasing elision of smallholders from the socio-economic landscape in Canada by...
Although resources are central in many organizational theories, we tend to overlook the social processes by which these become defined, infused with value, and made usable by rules. Thus I ask: How has a once legitimate and unquestioned energy source – the Alberta oil sands – become...
This thesis examines Indigenous rhetorics of resistance from the Treaty Six negotiations in 1876 to the 1930s. Using methods from Comparative Literature and Indigenous literary studies, the thesis situates the rhetoric of northern Plains Indigenous peoples in the context of settler-colonial...