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Innervate 2015-16

Innervate: online essay journalISSN: 2041-6776

DissertationsModules and Essays

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Dissertation Titles (and link)

Student

Q33406 English Dissertation - Full Year
George Eliot and the ‘Social Problem Novel’: Individualism, Politics and Class in Middlemarch, Daniel Deronda and Adam Bede.
Kay Henderson
BA (Hons) English
Q33407 English Dissertation - Spring Semester Only
Surveillance, Regulation and Selfhood in George Orwell’s 1984 (1949) and Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale (1985). Olivia Rook
BA (Hons) English
Q33414 Project-Based Dissertation - Full Year
Creative Correspondence in the City: Merging Traditional and Mobile Media Communication to Write a Shared Narrative Experience. Lucia Dove
BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing

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Module and Essay Titles (and link)

Student

Q33103 Sociolinguistics
Realised Homesickness: An Investigation into the L2 Identities of Greek-Cypriot Students at the University of Nottingham. Maria Myrianthopoulous
BA (Hons) English Language and Literature
Q33104 Cognitive Poetics
‘To tellen al my dreme aryght’: Text World Theory and Reading the Medieval Dream Vision in Geoffrey Chaucer’s The House of Fame. Jonathan Lobley
BA (Hons) English
Q33109 Introduction to English Language Teaching
English Language Teaching Project: Teaching Business English for a Career in Retail Management in the UK. Lydia Calder
BA (Hons) English
Q33112 Stylistics
Escaping the Page: Point of View and the Reader Of ‘A Way Out’. Maria Myrianthopoulous
BA (Hons) English Language and Literature
Q33116 Texts in a Digital World
A Comparison of the Representation of the Syrian Airstrikes Vote in Conservative-Endorsing and Labour-Endorsing British Newspapers. Lauren Roberts
BA (Hons) English
Q33118 Language and the Mind
'Bat, Bird, Cow': A Comparative Analysis of Categorisation Abilities in an Autistic, and a Typically Developing Child. Emily Voice
BA (Hons) English Language and Literature
Q33120 Exploring Health Communication
Our Perfect Age is Now?: The Persistent 'Othering' of Older Models in Discourses of Skin Care Advertising. Olivia Rook
BA (Hons) English
Q33122 Pragmatics
Explore the Merit of Applying Discursive Approaches to Im/politeness tn The Inbetweeners. Gemma Edwards
BA (Hons) English
Q33207 Arthurian Literature
Arthurian Literature – Critical Commentary – Passage 2. ‘How Uther Pendragon Gate Kyng Arthur’. Jodie Marley
BA (Hons) English
Q33220 English Place-Names
Examine the Value of Place-Names as Evidence for the History, Landscape and, Especially, Languages of South East Dorset. Gemma Ellis
BA (Hons) English
Q33221 The Literature of the Anglo-Saxons
English Nationalism in 'The Battle of Maldon' and 'The Battle of Brunanburh'. George Neame
BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing
Q33225 Outlaws, Ghosts and Heroes
Honour, Kinship And Politics: The Underlying Mechanisms Of Feud In The Íslendingasǫgur. Josephhine Day
BA (Jt Hons) English and German
Q33226 Dreaming the Middle Ages
How Far do Dream Poems or Visions Interrogate and/or Reinforce Ideas of Authority? Discuss in Relation to at Least Three Texts. Aa'Ishah Hawton
BA (Hons) English
Q33336 D. H. Lawrence
 Examine Lawrence’s Depiction of the Body in Two or More Texts on the Module. Olivia Rook
BA (Hons) English
Q33353 Literature of British India
English Penetration Across the Indian Interior Caused a Change in its Depiction in the Literature of British India: A Study into the Portrayal of Landscape in ‘Tea and Sugar’, Confessions of a Thug, Kim, Untouchable and Midnight’s Children. Hannah Hardy
BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing
Q33372 Modern British Fiction
‘My name is Karim Amir, and I am an Englishman born and bred, almost’. Discuss the Ways in Which Writers Have Made their Protagonists Relevant to the Question of National Identity and/or Representative of Social Developments. Olivia Rook
BA (Hons) English
Q33374 James Joyce
 The Odyssey of Man: Masculinity in Ulysses. Samir Mamun
BA (Hons) English
Q33380 Romanticism
'Spasms in my side, and pains in my head': An Exploration of the Relationship Between Immorality, Scandal, and Conduct, and Sickness and Health in Amelia Opie’s Adeline Mowbray and Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Emily Voice
BA (Hons) English Language and Literature
Q33382 Oscar Wilde and Henry James
Consider the Ways in Which ‘High’ Art and ‘Low’ Art Commingles in Works by BOTH Wilde AND James. What do You Make of the Crossover Between ‘Criminality’ and Aesthetics – or ‘Ghostliness’ and Aesthetics – in These Two Authors? Georgie Brown
BA (Hons) English
Q33384 William Blake
Commentary on the Adaptation of Blake’s America: A Prophecy into a Series of Murals Inspired by Northern Irish Political Art and Popular Art Within the Graphic Novels of Alan Moore and Bryan Talbot. Joel Power
BA (Hons) English
Q33387 Tweniteth-Century Dystopias
According to Richard Gerber, a Key Subject of Dystopian Narratives is ‘the quasi-religious belief in the miraculous power of unlimited […] progress.’ Analyse Depictions of Progress in Dystopian Narratives. Natty Moore
BA (Jt Hons) English and History
Q33393 Dependency Culture
‘& since it has been good since then to have some reasons for it & for getting up & breakfast & more of the same & another day again & since breakfast can actually I forgot taste & smell like really good’ (Ali Smith, Hotel World (London: Penguin, 2001), p. 218). Examine the Challenge to Orthographic Conventions in Ali Smith’s Hotel World and Janice Galloway’s The Trick is to Keep Breathing. Gemma Edwards
BA (Hons) English
Q33514 Contemporary Performance
‘Malala was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen’: What Role do Fiction and Reality Play in the Creation of Theatre-in-Education Performances? Olivia Jecel
BA (Hons) English Language and Literature
Q33515 Theatre Industry and Theatre Art
Analyse the Extent to Which Controversial Theatre can be Accommodated on a West End Stage. Olivia Rook
BA (Hons) English
Q33519 Theatre and Nation
How do Martin Mcdonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan and Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem Utilise Landscape to Construct and Contest National Identity? Gemma Edwards
BA (Hons) English
Q33604 Love in a Cold Climate
Tayis Bank: A Critical Edition. Lucinda Holdsworth
BA (Hons) English
Q33606 Screen Shakespeares
Marketing Screen Shakespeares: Exploring the Acknowledgement Given to Source Material in Official Trailers. Kay Henderson
BA (Hons) English
Q33607 Animals and Humans
Western Civilisation ‘maintains itself by banishing Others (nature, animals, women, children) to the margin’. How do Notions of Alterity and/or Marginalisation Feature in the Representation of Animals? Georgia Horne
BA (Hons) English

 

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