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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

Explain Postmodernism In Literature

  Modernism and its chief features Chief Features of Metaphysical Poetry Postcolonialism               Feminist Theory               New Criticism      Postmodernism in literature started in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Adding post as a prefix to the word ‘Modern’ shows that the new period is different from the last one yet was influenced by it. Postmodernism’s fascination is with popular art forms and its mood is less elegiac than that of Modernism. However, it does not fully abandon modernism’s mood of alienation. We can say, Postmodernism is satisfied with surfaces whereas Modernism did strive for certain kind of depth.      Jean Francois Lyotard and Jean Baudrillard provided the philosophical framework for Postmodernism. Lyotard’s book The Postmodern Condition proved to be the major text for debate on the topic. His main argument is that the ‘truth claims’ and assumed consensus on which a lot of history and its grand narratives stand are an illusion. Baudrillard’s main conte

Modernism and its Chief Features

Explain Postmodernism in Literature Chief features of Metaphysical Poetry Poststructuralism Discipline as a Source of Knowledge Modernism is a cover term for certain tendencies in early twentieth century art and literature. It was a movement that rejected traditional values and techniques, and emphasized the importance of individual experience. This appeared as a reaction against the Victorian Age. The motivating slogan behind this was ‘make it new’. And, the heyday of Modernism was a period between 1910 and 1930. Modernists did not view ethics as superior to art, seeing the latter instead as the highest form of human achievement. They introduced a new openness. In other words, modern literature is characterised by a process of cross-fertilisation of ideas, images, experience and experimentation. With shifts in technology creating new materials and techniques in art-making, experimentation became easy and gave the resulting work a wider reach. On literature, the effect was profound.