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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

Critical Analysis of D.H.Lawrence’s SONS AND LOVERS

Theme of Oedipus Complex Use of Symbols Autobiographical elements D.H.Lawrence was considered a maverick when a series of novels- The White Peacock (1911), The Trespasser (1912), Sons and Lovers (1913), The Plumed Serpent (1926) and Lady Chatterly’s Lover (1929) written by him were published. He used the medium of novel as a vehicle for communicating his own vision of life. As a fiction writer he exhibited his genius but it was his prophetic vision that really created waves in the world. One of the most disputed men of genius in the history of modern English novel has been excessively praised as well as excessively abused. Eminent critics like T.S.Eliot have condemned him as an uncultured man insensitive to social morality. But, many of them in recent times have defended him against the charges of immorality.     Sons and Lovers is an autobiographical novel, as autobiographical as Arnold Bennett’s Clayhanger and the first half of Charles Dickens David Copperfield .   The

Chief Features of Cavalier Poetry

chief features of metaphysical poetry Pygmalion as a Problem Play Colonialism In the seventeenth century, a group of poets came to be associated with the Court of Charles I known as Cavalier poets. The cavaliers were Royalists and were pitted against the Round heads who were supporters of Cromwell. The faith of the cavaliers was Anglican and they aligned with the squires. The Roundheads were Puritans and were confined to the industrial and commercial centers. The Cavalier poets were also called as ‘ the tribe of Ben’ or ‘ the sons of Ben’ as they fashion their poetry after Ben Jonson. But sometimes they also present a sustained argument in the vein of Donne and like him they present the feelings in terms of images not from classical mythology as was want from early Elizabethans but from different branches of knowledge, such as theology, philosophy and natural science. Thus, the two branches- one of Ben Jonson and the other of John Donne mingle in this poetry in various proport

Explain Baroque Style

The word ‘baroque’ has been derived from Spanish and Portuguese name for a pearl that is rough and irregular in shape. The literal meaning of baroque is anything extravagantly monumental. It was a term of abuse for 16 th -17 th century art of Italy, next Germany and then of other countries. Initially this was a term of disapprobation but with the passage of time the derogatory meaning is lost. This term is also applied to literature. It has assumed the signification of any elaborately formal and magniloquent style in verse or prose. The ‘baroque style’ gave the writers a habit of seeing the universe as a metaphor and its objects as symbols. The poems of Donne especially some of his divine poems in which he contemplates the apocalyptic vision are labelled as baroques. This term also suggests the religious emotionalism of poets like Crashaw. In the continental context the term ‘baroque’ refers to the crisis of sensibility in the late Renaissance. The Renaissance in initial year