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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

Examine Lawrence’s use of Symbols in SONS AND LOVERS

Theme of Oedipus complex Critical Analysis Autobiographical elements Examine Lawrence’s use of symbols in Sons and Lovers.                                     Or “Lawrence makes a copious use of symbolism which is illuminating without being obtrusive”(Gamini Salgado). Discuss. Symbolism in literature is a form of expression in which unseen realism is apprehended by consciousness. It has a two-fold meaning. One lies on the surface and is very easily understood by the reader. The other meaning is hidden in the writing and becomes known to the reader only after a good deal of thought. Edmund Wilsory in Axels’ Castle points out that when a writer wants to communicate something uncommunicable he has to use certain symbols which embody the uncommunicable experiences. He writes, Each poet has his unique personality; each of his moments has its special tone, its special combination of elements. And it is the poets’ task to find, to invent, the special language which will al

Analyse theme of Oedipus Complex in SONS AND LOVERS

Critical analysis             Use of Symbols Autobiographical elements Character Sketch of Isabel Archer D.H.Lawrence is one of the great writers who may be described as ‘life-changers’ and like all life-changers he is highly controversial. Diana Neil gives a better estimate of him when she writes, But when all is said, there is greatness in him. He is something of an authentic visionary and the future may be in a better position to interpret his dreams . Sons and Lovers have layers of meaning and hence, various angles of perception are needed to grasp them. The novel cries out for psychoanalytic interpretation i.e. it needs to be treated predominantly of what Freud termed ‘ Oedipus Complex’ . This points to sexual desire of son for mother and conflict with father. Lawrence by introducing Oedipus complex into English Literature not only enlarged its horizon but also opened up new vista in the field of fiction. He gave a new psychological depth to the manipulation o