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Minnet av Utøya i populärkulturen.: En analys av genus och ideologi i två samtida spelfilmer om Utøya-attentatet.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Cultural Sciences.
2019 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
The memory of Utøya through pop-culture. : A discourse analysis of gender and ideology in two contemporary feature films portraying the act of terror on Utøya. (English)
Abstract [en]

The following study aims to discuss the impact of Erik Poppes’ and Paul Greengrass’ respective audio-visual texts depicting the July 22 massacre on Utøya, Norway. The study will discuss the impact of said texts on the creation of a cultural memory of the event, as well as the creation of identity which is derived from its remembrance.

 

The cultural memory and formation of identity created by this mediating media have an impact on the reception of the depicted past as well as the ideas and views regarding contemporary times. This gives the study a deeper relation to the historical field, whilst also contextualizing the entire study in the grander field of memory studies. In addition, the method decodes the theoretical perspectives of gender-theory and ideological-theory.

 

Considering the choice of theoretical fields, discourse analysis is implemented as the method of analysis. It is derived from Faucault’s idea of language and its notions of hierarchical carriers of meaning, though in this context with a broader scope as to include both linguistic and non-linguistic signs.

 

The results of the analysis were fruitful. In terms of gender-theoretical portrayal, the films offered similarities as well as differences. Both of them portrayed a nuanced representation of gender-constructions, however in highly different ways, as their respective narratives were dissimilar. Furthermore, the ideological values portrayed were interlinked between the films, though more or less fixed towards different ideas. The discussion that followed connected this study to the wider field of cultural memory and identity creation in relations to mediating popular-historical media.

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2019. , p. 52
Keywords [en]
ideology, gender theory, cultural memory, creation of identity, discourse, mediation
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-80119OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-80119DiVA, id: diva2:1284573
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Available from: 2019-02-08 Created: 2019-01-31 Last updated: 2019-02-08Bibliographically approved

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