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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

Multi dimensional Theme of A Passage To India

Plot-Structure          Race and Gender             Aziz-Fielding relationship         Critical Analysis                 Colonialism A Passage to India (1924) is E.M.Forster’s most successful as well as the most complex novel. Its theme is multi-dimensional and can be examined on social, political, ethical and spiritual levels. In his other novels, written much before the present work, Forster introduced the theme of personal relationship. In the essay, The Challenge of our Time he writes, Temperamentally, I am individualist; professionally I am a writer and my books emphasize the importance of personal relationship and the private life, for I believe in them. At the surface level the novel relates the story of two British ladies- Mrs. Moore and Miss Adela Quested who want to see ‘the real India’. The bridge party at Collector Turton’s house is not a success. This shows that there can be bridge or communication between the British and Indians. The novel is also about the

Plot Structure of Forster’s ‘A Passage to India’

Theme           Aziz- Fielding relationship                     Critical analysis A Passage to India (1924) is considered as E.M.Forster ’s major work. Forster, major English author of the twentieth century is a writer of great technical and intellectual significance whose work deserves close study and analysis. Some of his major works are The Longest Journey, A Room with a View and Howards End . The present novel can be read as a valuable critique of British rule in India, a profound statement about personal relationships and a comment upon political, ethical and metaphysical issues. The plot structure of A Passage to India seems to reflect the major themes that obsessed Forster when he wrote the novel. The book is divided into three sections- MOSQUE, CAVES and TEMPLE. The title themselves suggest meaning which is to be found behind story, people and even setting. At the surface level the novel relates the story of two British ladies- Mrs. Moore and Miss Adela Quested wh

Character Sketch of KURTZ in Heart Of Darkness

Theme                     Title                 Treatment of Women       Marlow Narrative mode                              Colonialism Education vs Indoctrination Explain Stream of Consciousness Kurtz is the most important figure in Heart of Darkness . Joseph Conrad reveals little about him through the action in the book. We are introduced to this enigmatic character through various events and other persons. His role is a series of images constructed by others. Kurtz’s mother was half-English and his father was half-French. Educated partly in England and partly in other countries, he was a great genius. Conrad presented him as an efficient agent, a painter, a journalist, a musician, a great conversationalist and a great man who could win over the heart of natives. The International Society for the suppression of the Savage Customs had entrusted him with the making of the report, for his future guidance, which when prepared was very eloquent. Almost every person shares a goo