English  |  正體中文  |  简体中文  |  Items with full text/Total items : 51771/86989 (60%)
Visitors : 8365537      Online Users : 91
RC Version 7.0 © Powered By DSPACE, MIT. Enhanced by NTU Library & TKU Library IR team.
Scope Tips:
  • please add "double quotation mark" for query phrases to get precise results
  • please goto advance search for comprehansive author search
  • Adv. Search
    HomeLoginUploadHelpAboutAdminister Goto mobile version
    Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://tkuir.lib.tku.edu.tw:8080/dspace/handle/987654321/29935

    Title: Conflict and/or symbiosis: wildness, symbiosis, and animism in Miyazaki 's animated films
    Other Titles: 衝突抑或共生:宮崎駿動畫電影中的野性,共生與泛靈論
    Authors: 曾德嘉;Tseng, Ter-chia
    Contributors: 淡江大學英文學系碩士班
    楊鎮魁;Yang, Chen-kuei
    Keywords: 環境倫理;生態論述;野性;共生;泛靈論;environmetal ethic;ecocriticism;wildness;symbiosis;animism
    Date: 2009
    Issue Date: 2010-01-10 23:12:14 (UTC+8)
    Abstract: 近年來,因為環境破壞日益嚴重,生態議題已被高度重視及討論。而許多學者開始投入生態論述研究。生態論述旨在探索人與環境間的關係以及尋找環境被破壞的根源及解決之道。環境破壞的原因主要是出於對待環境的錯誤態度以及對自然資源的濫用。近來,生態電影在呈現生態多樣概念上建立了重要的地位。揚名全球的日本動畫導演宮崎駿在電影中傳達了他對環境的關懷以及他的生態意識,尤其強調人與自然野物的關係。
    In recent years, environmental issues have been highly noticed and discussed since our environment has been abused seriously. Many scholars and critics have launched into the field of ecocriticism. Ecocriticism deals with the relationship between man and the natural environment and attempts to find a solution to the environmental crisis. The cause of the crisis in our environment is attributed to the improper manner we have toward nature and unrestrained exploitation of natural resources. Recently, animated films with ecological consciousness have played an important role in the representation of different aspects of ecological concepts. Hayao Miyazaki, a world acclaimed Japanese animation director, expresses his ecological awareness and his concern for the environmental issues in his films. In addition, the relationship between man and natural beings is also strongly stressed.
    The thesis aims to explore different phases of ecological consciousness in his animated films. The discussion will set out from the perspectives of the value of wildness, the significance of symbiosis, and the animistic view indigenous societies maintain, which leads to their harmony with natural environment. In the first chapter, wildness, which is highly valued by Henry David Thoreau, is considered to be a fundamental element of nature. With the description by Miyazaki, the life force of wildness is mainly manifested through the preserving of life by the leading characters. In the second chapter, the conflict and symbiosis between man and nature will be discussed through the interaction between human characters and nonhuman characters in the films. The significance of symbiosis is brought out from the serious consequence of conflict between humans and natural beings. The symbiotic viewpoint is regarded as the solution to the depletion of the environment. In the third chapter, the animistic view, a universal concept of indigenous communities, that considers all things are alive and ensouled will be examined. A spiritual ecology derived from the animistic view leads the indigenous people to respect their land and live harmoniously with it. In Miyazaki’s films, the animistic and spiritual view is conveyed through the reverence the characters give to the deities and other natural beings. The respect for all natural beings leads the characters to live harmoniously with/in their surroundings. The discussion of ecological issues will focus mainly on the three pieces: My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, and Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind. His other works will be mentioned to support the main arguments.
    Appears in Collections:[英文學系暨研究所] 學位論文

    Files in This Item:

    File SizeFormat

    All items in 機構典藏 are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved.

    DSpace Software Copyright © 2002-2004  MIT &  Hewlett-Packard  /   Enhanced by   NTU Library & TKU Library IR teams. Copyright ©   - Feedback