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Comparative Survey, Descriptive Research

  Comparative survey research is a type of descriptive survey where it aims to compare the status of two or more variable, institutions, strategies etc. This technique often uses multiple disciplines in one study.This does not only compare different groups but also same group over time.Few points are to be kept in mind before starting the comparative survey. ·        Comparison Points -The research should be very clear regarding the points to be compared. This can also be identified through review of literature and experience of experts. ·        Assumption of Similarities -  One has to be clear about the similarities the two variable hold. If the researcher do not find this there is no point of comparison. Criteria of Comparison - The researcher has to identify the criteria of comparison keeping in mind the fairness and objectivity. Appropriate tools has to be identified for measurement of criterion variables. Comparative survey research is carried on when the researcher cannot

Jane Austen and the development of REALIST Novel

Colonialism History of English Language Novel, a creation of the west is expected to have emerged in the 17th cen. but it took its form in the 18th cen. that is, it became popular as a literary work. The prominent English novelists of this century were namely Samuel Richardson, Henry Fielding, Laurence Sterne and Tobias Smollett.        The emergence of novel as a form of realistic narrative in the 18 th cen. came about with an acceleration in the changes that had been taking place in the social structure of the Europe since the Renaissance. The realistic form of novel presents the segment of life and society, in more or less approximate terms, which has been seen and experienced by actual men and women of a particular period. In fact, the realist novel aims to present a live stamp of everyday life complete with situations that have a beginning, middle and end. The problems hit close to the readers as they can immediately connect to the characters and their issues.       

Treatment of women in CONRAD'S Heart of Darkness

Theme, Character         The Horror          Justify the title            Narrative-mode             Joseph Conrad, the greatest modern romantic novelist was born in Ukraine. He sought his subjects, wherever he could expect to find adventure in an unusual or exotic setting. His own experience of the sea, particularly of Malayan waters was of immense value to him and most of his works are in these settings. Heart of Darkness is the outcome of Conrad’s own experience. Through this he wanted to share his Congo Experience. The novel is remarkable for an overwhelming sense of evil and corruption and for its excellent tropical background. One finds Conrad not very serious towards the women characters in his present novel. This can be depicted in the lines where he says, It is the story of Congo. There is no love in it and no women-only incidentally . The women characters are neither dynamic nor round; particularly when compared with powerful male characters that we meet in his no