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06 Sep 2021

The Subterraneans - Jack Kerouac (1959) - The role of jazz in the novel

Essay - 2 pages - Literature

"The Subterraneans" is a Jack Kerouac's novel written in the 50's (written in 1953 and published in 1958). This novella is not fictional, it deals with a very short romance that Jack Kerouac had with an African American woman, Alena Lee (New York, 1953). But it was bad form to have...

16 Feb 2015

Intelligent decision support system for E-learning- with novel algorithm

Case study - 7 pages - Literature

More and more digital learning resources are available online through various learning management systems; this has made it a challenging task for learning institutions to choose the appropriate learning management system that will enable its achieve its goals as well the learning goals of its...

19 Mar 2014

Existentialism, as Developed Through the Parisian Society in Perfume. How does Patrick Süskind use the society of Paris to develop the existential ideas in his novel "Perfume"?

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

The novel Perfume by Patrick Süskind, chronicles the life of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, the anti-hero, whose heightened sense of smell allows him to create the Ultimate Perfume through the murder of virgin women. The quest to create this ultimate scent is what gives meaning to his life....

19 Nov 2014

To what extent can "The Road and The Handmaid's Tale" be described as political novels

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

This paper seeks to explore the extent to which The Road and The Handmaid's Tale are political novels and to justify their categorization as dystopia. The books are viewed in terms of literary quality, narrative effect and political insight. In The Road, the dreadful woman and the element...

13 Jun 2013

Ivan Turgenev's novel - Fathers and Sons

Book review - 3 pages - Literature

The rise of the Russian intelligentsia is accurately depicted through the characters of Ivan Turgenev's novel, Fathers and Sons. The story Fathers and Sons takes place in 1859, two years before the emancipation of the serfs. The novel takes a look at a pair of families, one of...

08 Jun 2012

Compare the ways in which the writers present the relationship between the colonial authority and the oppressed in the novels 'The Siege of Krishnapur' and 'True History of the Kelly Gang'

Case study - 4 pages - Literature

In their novels, both Carey and Farrell present the Colonial Authority as multi-faceted organizations. In Farrell's ‘The Siege of Krishnapur' the foremost voices of the Colonial Authority are the Collector, initially representative of the British Empire's quest for progress, and...

05 Apr 2010

Biodiesel-novel energy source with minimum CO2 emission

Thesis - 5 pages - Ecology & environment

Rapid growth in population coupled with industrial and technological developments is leading towards the depletion of limited fossil fuel resources of the world. Imperative concerns related to energy and climate change due to CO2 emission requires the large scale substitution of petroleum based...

20 Apr 2010

A novel multi-population genetic algorithm for human resource allocation

Thesis - 8 pages - Computer science

The Human Resource Allocation Problem is an interesting and important problem that occurs in several walks of life. The problem involves multi-objective optimization in a huge search space and hence genetic algorithms prove to be effective in solving such problems. Among the several types of...

29 Jun 2010

Selecting informative features - a novel approach for the classification of large dataset

Thesis - 5 pages - Computer science

Feature subset selection plays an essential role in all data mining applications. It speeds up a data mining algorithm and improves mining performance. This paper proposes a novel approach of feature subset selection for classification problem. This approach aims to find common features...

29 Sep 2010

Ways of Rendering Student Slang in Salinger Novel "The Catcher in the Rye"

Dissertation - 48 pages - Literature

Slang, as the most mentioned representative word form of the informal vocabulary, occupies a prominent role in contemporary society. It has become the second language of any democratic country. Everybody uses it even if one pretends that he has never used it. It is a veritable issue and it will...

12 Jan 2009

Terror and Horror in the Fantastic Novels: Walpole's The Castle Of Otranto, Shelley's Frankenstein and Stoker's Dracula

Essay - 6 pages - Literature

The concepts of terror and horror are key factors in the Fantastic and Gothic novel. This literary genre appeared with Walpole's The Castle of Otranto in 1765 and then flourished until 1830; it mainly developed during the historical period of the Enlightenment and can be seen as an...

11 May 2009

Walpole vs. Reeve: The gothic novel

Book review - 4 pages - Educational studies

In The Castle of Otranto, Horace Walpole sets the norm for Gothic novels to follow. He introduces such themes as the supernatural, the tragic heroine, usurpation, and a central location. Clara Reeve in her novel The Old English Baron redefines Walpole's definition of Gothic and...

15 Jan 2009

Is "To Kill a Mockingbird" (by Harper Lee) a novel about racism?

Book review - 4 pages - Literature

Writing To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee has chosen to make a description of the Deep South during the Great Depression of the 30's through the eyes of a young girl, leaving us uncertain about the qualification of this novel. Indeed, reading the biography of the author, the reader...

11 May 2009

A critique of the Dystopian novel

Thesis - 17 pages - Literature

The Dystopian novel is a strange subspecies in literature. While it shares many aspects with the traditional science fiction novel, it is rarely categorized with science fiction. Whereas it might satirize the Utopian socialist fantasy of the perfect society, the satire is usually...

05 May 2009

Graphic novels

Thesis - 4 pages - Literature

For this project I chose to focus on graphic novels that have a lead female character. I chose graphic novels because I feel that most teachers don't want to use them in their classrooms and I believe that most young adults would be interested in reading them in school as many of...

13 Jul 2009

Comparison of Pride and Prejudice: The novel and the Bollywood adaptation

Thesis - 3 pages - Film studies

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”(Austen 2001: 3). This is the well-known first line of Pride and Prejudice, the acclaimed novel by Jane Austen published in 1813. This line establishes the...

18 Jan 2009

The Russian novel: the narrator's role in Tolstoy's Anna Karenina

Essay - 5 pages - Literature

“Death”(Part 5, chapter 20) is the only chapter of Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina with a title. It is not the only death in the book; Anna's suicide at the end of the novel is arguably the story's most important death. Although the death of Nikolai Levin by no means drastically...

05 Feb 2009

The novel "Charlotte Temple" as an example of a popular novel

Essay - 5 pages - Literature

The novel Charlotte Temple is an example of what I believe to be a "popular novel". Charlotte Temple's appeal was born out of its solicitous plea to a generation of women who held a particular station in society. It warned them of dangers while morally evangelizing and...

28 Apr 2009

Blindness: A Jose Saramago's novel

Thesis - 5 pages - Literature

The blindness that suddenly and quickly takes hold of an entire population in Jose Saramago's novel, Blindness, is atypical in many ways. Most notably, those afflicted are not plunged into darkness; rather, all agree that they are floating in a sea of milky whiteness, unable to make out...

23 Apr 2009

A novel antibiotic drug delivery mechanism

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

On the most basic level, protein engineering entails changing an existing protein sequence for a new purpose.1 Although a rather young field, the last decade has seen a giant leap in the understanding of protein structure and function. The advent of DNA shuffling in 1994, for example, has led to...

03 Jan 2008

A Systematic Method for Interpreting Novel Compounds

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Linguistics

A novel word is one that is not found in the lexicon of the general population; in other words, it is a word that people have not heard or seen previously. A novel compound is a compound word formed out of two or more individual known words where the combination of these words has...

22 Jul 2008

How does Steinbeck portray gender, in his novel : 'The grapes of wrath'

Book review - 5 pages - Literature

In the novel, Steinbeck skilfully creates a complex communal structure, through which the genders are portrayed. This community has a harsh and realistic nature. Many tragedies and disappointments threaten the family as they move through life, Tom kills a man and goes to prison, Rose of...

20 Jul 2008

Circumstance in Jane Austen's early novels

Essay - 5 pages - Literature

Circumstance and money figure heavily in Jane Austen's first two novels—Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice—particularly in the way these social and financial considerations impact marriage. They can cause multiple problems, thwarting passionate romance, such as in the...

08 May 2008

Roses are Red, Emily is Blue, Her Father Died and She Went Cuckoo: A Novel Project on William Faulkner's A Rose for Emily

Essay - 2 pages - Psychology

Over the years, society has come to accept that in most cases, people are the products of their environments. For example, if one is brought up in an irresponsible environment, it is likely they will be irresponsible when they are older. However, when people are brought up in extreme...

14 Apr 2008

A Byzantine Novel Drosilla And Charikles

Book review - 4 pages - Literature

The theme I select to examine in A Byzantine Novel Drosilla And Charikles, is the power of love. Love in the time of Drosilla and Charikles was an entirely different concept. Especially from what we are accustomed to today. Loving someone fifty years ago, isn't even close to how we...

25 Sep 2008

Is "Maurice" a hopelessly flawed text, or a thoughtful adaptation of the novel form to the subject matter and a strong intervention in debates of the time?

Essay - 9 pages - Literature

E.M Forster dedicated his novel “Maurice” to a “happier year”, affirming his intention of the novel's purpose as an insight into the future evolution of sexual desire and relationships, leading some to attach significance to the text as a protagonist of...

30 May 2008

Fidelity and Infidelity (to Tolstoy's Novel) in Duvivier's and Zarkhi's Anna Kareninas

Tutorials/exercises - 15 pages - Literature

A viewer watching the 1948 and then the 1967 film versions of Anna Karenina (directed by Julien Duvivier and Aleksandr Zharkhi, respectively) for the first time might think that there is much in common between the two films. They look very similar, and this is due in large part to attempts, by...

09 Feb 2008

Novel pressure-relief wheelchair: research paper

Tutorials/exercises - 30 pages - Biology

Pressure sores are painful and debilitating tissue wounds which commonly affect wheelchair users. Current treatment of pressure sores requires bed-rest for up to sixteen weeks, which is unacceptable for patients with active life-styles. The purpose of our project is to design a wheelchair that...

18 Aug 2006

The Nineteenth Century's Middle Ages: Representation of the Middle Ages through nineteenth century novels or arts

Essay - 3 pages - Literature

Henry Adams, Mont Saint-Michel and Chartres (1913). In Mont Saint-Michel and Chartres, Henry Adams depicts several well-known monuments and old sights of France, all of which were built during the Middle Ages. In this book, published in 1913, Adams comments on those monuments as he is looking...

11 Mar 2023

West African Anglophone Literary Productions

Course material - 21 pages - Literature

By and large, the objective of this course is to get students in the humanities to cast a meaningful glance at the landscape of the aesthetico-social and political realities which have affected the continent, ever since slavery days through colonization up to the contemporary stage, in the prism...