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Innervate: 2008-09 Archive

Innervate: online essay journal

ISSN: 2041-6776

Module and Essay Titles (and link)


Adaptation and Appropriation Q33370
"Adaptation and Appropriation" Eaves, Emily
Burning Desires Q33223
Rewriting Laxdaela Saga, Translating and Adapting Human Emotion. Free, Laura
How significant are the Scandinavian migrations for the creation of identities in the early middle ages? McErlean, Jayne
Chaucer and his Legacy Q33216
Discuss the relationship between form and meaning in the works of TWO writers you have studied this semester. Neal, Katy
Class, Culture and Criticism Q33334
Who or what was on trial in The Trial of Lady Chatterley? Marden, Cecily
Cognitive Poetics Q33104
I have my tricks and trap doors too': Double Deixis, Reader Investment and Self-Identification in Literature and Popular Music. Straiton, Andrew
Detective Fiction Q33371
Is punished in the detective story is not simply criminality but transgression more generally? Chute, Robert
Discourse Analysis Q33106
Topic Management in the Interviews of Louis Theroux. Jones, Robert
Dramatic Discourse Q33110
Turns, Topics and Tyranny: Conversation Analysis and Power in Alan Ayckbourn's Absurd Person Singular. Jones, Robert
Early Modern Love Q33352
The presentation and representation of love in terms of incest in John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore and in Montaigne's 'On affectionate relationships'. Fordham, Louise
Edda and Saga Q33219
Taming the Wild: Paradise Gained, Maintained, and Lost in medieval Icelandic literature. Owen, Steve
Enduring Realism Q33368
Englishness in Officers and Gentlemen by Evelyn Waugh. Smith, Rosalind
Form and Feeling Q33378
Investigate the various ways in which novelists have destabilized ideas of knowledge and perception. Alissa, Houssam
History of English Language Q33205
Compare and Contrast influence on English of the Scandinavian Languages and French. Pardo, Emma
Language Development Q33113
Language and Development: Diagnosing Speech Pathologies. Holland, Samuel
Modern British Fiction Q33372
Imaginary Homelands': The Importance of 'Place' in Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day and Monica Ali's Brick Lane. Bullen, Luke
Nadine Gordimer and J.M. Coetzee Q33373
How would you characterise the relationship between politics and the novel in the works of Nadine Gordimer and J.M. Coetzee? Hogg, Emily
Names and Identities Q33224
An Analysis of the Personal Names in an Extract from the Poll Tax Returns of 1377'. Sinclair, Alice
Origins and Empires Q33362
Models of Kingship: Shakespeare's Depictions of the Relationship between the Sovereign and the Realm in Henry V and Macbeth. Willers, Russell
Oscar Wilde Q33382
Oscar Wilde. Neal, Katy
Psychology of Second Language Acquisition Q33114
Research Project. Harrison, Joanne
Representing Democracy Q33381
A Critique of Consensus Politics. Marden, Cecily
To what extent can Jean-Jacques Rousseau's 'The Social Contract' and John Berger's 'G.' be said to show democracy as the best political model for a society. Woolner, Harry
Romanticism Q33380
Readers and Writers: The role of the audience in the work of William Hazlitt and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Hogg, Emily
Shakespeare and Jonson Q33601
Jonson's adherence to the so-called 'unities' and Shakespeare's radical breach of them is often taken to be a dry, boring observation. Pedder, Alexandra
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Q33217
Do Pearl, Patience and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight present the same portrait of humanity through their portraits of their protagonists? Hogg, Emily
Sites of Performance to 1650 Q33511
Exploring the possibilities and effects of performance in different early modern venues of Hamlet. Liu, Alfred
Sociolinguistics Q33103
An investigation into politeness, small talk and gender. Bayles, Rebecca
Does my bum look big in this?' Language, Gender and Sexuality in Channel 4's How to Look Good Naked. Harrison, Chloe
Stylistics Q33112
The dynamics of face in the fictional dialogue of Bret Easton Ellis's American Psycho. Lewis, Daniel
The Gothic Q33364
What Lies Beneath: Self-Awareness and Alterity in The Monk and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Bell, Amy
Mesmerism and Magic, Science and Self in The Beetle and Dracula. Jones, Robert
Sensationalism and the City: An exploration of the ways in which locality is defined and represented through sensationalist techniques in the gothic novels The Beetle and Dracula. Paulden, Adam
The Literature of the Anglo-Saxons Q33221
The Participation of Women in the Anglo-Saxon World: Judith and The Wife's Lament. Brookbanks, Jennifer
Twentieth Century Plays Q33508
Twentieth Century Plays. Chute, Robert
Virginia Woolf Q33354
The significance of spinster figures in Woolf's work: how successfully does she manage to write against cultural stereotype? Claridge, Alexander
What, if anything, does Woolf the socially-committed writer gain from her narrative experiments? Smith, Rosalind

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