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Acanthamoeba: A Threat to the Human Eye
Veselá, Kateřina ; Říhová, Dagmar (advisor) ; Škodová, Jana (referee)
This thesis examines unicellular microorganism of the genus Acanthamoeba, as well as the disease it causes - acanthamoeba keratitis. It is an eye disease, which occurs mainly in people using contact lenses. Since acanthamoeba attacks visual apparatus, several parts of the thesis are dedicated to the anatomy of said apparatus, especially to the eye ball. The symptoms, diagnostics, treatment as well as prevention of the disease are included as well. The thesis furthemore mentions individual types of contact lenses, their proper hygiene and care and most of all, the danger, that comes with improper handling - acanthamoeba keratitis. A survey, that took place among elementary school and high school students, found out, that almost none of the elementary school students wear contact lenses, whereas contact lenses are worn by approximately 15% of students at high school. Among other issues, the survey concludes, that only a small part of elementary school students prefers contact lenses to glasses, though glasses are needed by a vast majority of them. At high school level, wearing contact lenses becomes more common, for aesthetics or other reasons. Ophtalmologist is regularly visited by 35 % of interviewed students. An analysis of six different natural science and biology textbooks for the 8th grade of...
Racism and its Narrative Representation in Art
The diploma thesis deals with theme of racism and its narrative representation in art. It consists of three main parts. The first part of thesis defines racism and explains essential themes and concepts which bear on racism. It also briefly points out the historical development of racism. In the second part thesis deals with the narratology as theory of narrative. It explains what the story is and shows the main parts of each story - event, character, environment. In the third and last part of thesis, it focuses on analysis of selected film and literary stories where is rasism the important topic. It focuses on the way of picture the racism in narrative structure and its impact on characters and human society. That part describes storyline or characters related to racism.
Jaroslav Hašek - author of short stories, journalist and politics
Felenda, Šimon ; Novotný, David Jan (advisor) ; Osvaldová, Barbora (referee)
The diploma thesis analyzes and compares three life and social roles of one of the most well-known writers of Czech literature, Jaroslav Hasek. Specifically, it is his role as a storyteller, a journalist and a politician. My work is focused on the analysis of the blend and differences between these roles pertaining to the development and context of both the time period and Hasek. The analysis is divided into several parts and it tries to view Hasek from different points of view. Specifically, it deals with the author's historical genesis, then with the narratological analysis of short stories and finally the content analysis associated with the reference to Jaroslav Hasek's language resources.
Contemporary literary reportage and its evolution in the Czech republic, Poland and France
Beshirová Idris, Esther ; Čeňková, Jana (advisor) ; Osvaldová, Barbora (referee)
The dissertation deals with the evolution and current state of literary reportage in the Czech Republic, Poland and France. It puts literary reportage in media context with emphasis on history of the genre and its main representatives, it maps the current state of literary reportage in selected countries, authors, and themes of their texts. It analyzes the factors that affect the work of literary reporters.This thesis in its theoretical part relies on academic publications about the genre of reportage in each state in relation to Polish School of Reportage and its attributes. It also examines the usage of fictional components that affects trustworthiness of literary reportage. The practical part of the thesis is then dedicated to analysis of the reportage Spánek do oběda a zábava do rána by polish reporter Lidia Ostałowska in order to show what kind of impact literary techniques can have on form and content of reportage. To do so, it uses the method of narratological analysis and the concept of narrative gaps. In the end, the findings from the field of the genre are applied in my own authorial reportage called Nantes. Voda, plyn a oheň.
Representation of a Character in Literature and Film
This bachelor thesis deals with charakter representation in literature and in film. It focuses on how this topis can be explained from the point of view of narratology or the theory of fiction. It reflects the representation of charakters in literature and in film or factual genres. Introduced theories are demonstrated on specific examples of literature and film that focus on the Tudor dynasty.
Petr Stančík : Mummy Mill - complex narrative analysis
Kovářová, Iveta ; Kubíček, Tomáš (advisor) ; Píšová, Ina (referee)
This bachelor thesis attends to complex narrative analysis of novel Mlýn na mumie written by Petr Stančík. This novel was published by Druhý domov in 2014. The analysis covers the story level and the narrative discourse level. At the story level aims to cover all key incidents, characters and space. At the narrative discourse level follows the category of time, the narrator and focalization. The analysis will be completed with the last chapter about the model reader. As a secondary sources for the analysis the Naratologie by the Kubíček, Bílek and Hrabal group, publications Narativní způsoby v české literatuře and Heterocosmica by Lubomír Doležel, publication Sémantika narativního prostoru by Soňa Šinclová and Tomáš Kubíček and publication Vypravěč by Tomáš Kubíček have been used.
It by Stephen King and its film adaptations
The bachelor thesis deals with the horror genre in literature and film, specifically with Stephen King´s book It and its film adaptations. These works are analyzed by way of narratological categories such as story, narrator, characters, time, and space. It focuses on differences between literary and film representation, as well as what literary and film means are used by Stephen King or film creators to produce emotions distinctive to horror stories.
Literary and/vs animated fairy tales: fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm in the Walt Disney Studios adaptations
This bachelor thesis deals with fairy tales by the Grimm brothers and Walt Disney Studio, specifically with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty. These works are analyzed by way of narrative categories, such as story, narration, characters, time, and space. The aim of the work is to expose options, limits, and differences between literary and animated story-telling.
The construction of fictional world of fantasy saga A Song of Ice and Fire
Kollárová, Veronika ; Řehořová, Irena (advisor) ; Češka, Jakub (referee)
This diploma thesis deals with the fantasy saga A Song of Ice and Fire written by American author G. R. R. Martin and the analysis of its fictional world. It explores saga's genre classification and focuses on elements that depart from its genre and which enrich it. Through the narratological analysis of the work, it focuses on the main principles of the construction of the fictional world and its specific characteristics. The basic theoretical framework for the analysis of the saga consists of contemporary fictional worlds that are not called fictional in the sense that they would form a fictional narrative but create a new narrative universe. It is designed to help construct further sequels or narrative turns. The diploma thesis also refers to the phenomenon of transmediality, thanks to which the narrative universe continues to expand and the fictional world becomes more realistic.

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