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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

Significance of the title of novel ‘A Passage to India’

Critical analysis          Aziz-Fielding relationship                  Plot-Structure      Theme Edward Morgan Forster (1879-1970) an intellectual and Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge ranked among the most cosmopolitan men of his day. His novels are only five in number. After the early Where Angels Fear to Tread , with its well drawn characters, its comedy and the typical concern with the conflict between two different cultures comes The Longest Journey – a less attractive work that shows the same skill of characterization. A Room with a View like his first novel is set in Italy containing delicately handled excellent comedy. Next comes, his two masterpieces, Howards End and much later A Passage to India . Both deal with the misunderstandings that arise in relationships among individuals in one case and among races in the other.      A Passage to India was the latest of his novels and is unrivalled in English fiction in its presentation of the complex problems whi

Comment on the narrative mode in Conrad's Heart of Darkness

Justification of title J oseph Conrad (1857-1924), 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 experiences of the sea and in particular of the Malayan waters was of immense value to him as a writer. Conrad’s first two works were based on the experiences of Malaya- Almayer’s Folly and An Outcast of the Islands . Then came, one of his best novels The Nigger of the Narcissus , a moving story of life, on board ship. Next came Typhoon and Other Stories, Heart of Darkness, Nostromo- A Tale of the Seaboard and many more.        Heart of Darkness is the outcome of Conrad’s own experience of Congo. The novel is remarkable for an overwhelming sense of evil and corruption and for its excellent tropical background. Conrad’s meditation on fact and on questions around the knowing and telling of fact in the present novel offers us two different narratives of know