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English Language B – Extended Essays -- from 2003 onwards



BK055974 Why and how has English become the official language of Singapore and what are the linguistic consequences of this?

BK055973 "How does Kazuo Ishiguro relate memories and the mistakes the protagonists make and how does he illustrate these through his writing techniques?"

BK055972 How is the father son relationship in the two novels The red pony and Angela's ashes complicated by the personality of the father?

BK055971 In what way are the themes and style of "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead" by Tom Stoppard related to "Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Beckett?

BK055970 "How do news articles from different countries portray public opinion on the Danish cartoons and the controversy they have caused?"

BK055969 "How does suicide and depression occur in The bell jar and Prozac Nation?"

BK055967 The introduction and history of English in Singapore. The effect that it has on the Singaporean society today and how Singaporean English is viewed by  people. : What is the perception and influence of the English language in Singapore from the 1

BK055966 "Does the government's negative view on Singlish work as a threat upon the local population's identity?"

BK055965 "Code-switching as a complex phenomenon in Singapore : why and how do Singaporeans code-switch?"

BK055964 Bilingualism in international schools - native vs. non-native English speakers

BK055963 With reference to Cynthia E. Wong's essay 'Narrative and memory: A pale view of hills', how does Kazuo Ishiguro use the characters Sachiko and Etsuko to portray the Narrator's guilt and inner conflict in the novel 'A pale view of hills'?

BK055962 To what extent do The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and The big sleep by Raymond Chandler follow Christopher Booker's idea of "The quest" in The seven basic plots?

BK055961 Anti-war sentiment in Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse 5

BK055960 How is discrimination portrayed in the works of Alice Walker and Maya Angelou?

BK055959 How does Mrs Sheringham, the main character in Kazuo Ishiguro's A pale view of hills, manipulate memory?

BK055958 How effectively has Divakaruni presented the issues women of arranged marriages undergo in her text 'Arranged marriage'?

BK055957 The representation of a limited narrative perspective and the theme of family relationships in the novels "Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha" by Roddy Doyle and "The curious incident of the dog in the night-time" by Mark Haddon

BK055956 Are the characters Kyoko Mori, Nikki Sheringham and Lovey Nariyoshi equally successful in dealing with their bicultural identity?

BK055955 To what extent are 'Holden Caulfield' in 'The catcher in the rye' and 'Christopher Boone' in 'The curious incident of the dog in the night-time' social misfits and what are their similarities?

BK055954 To what extent do John Edwards and Colin Baker agree upon the nature of bilingualism?

BK055953 Do the current language options in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program support the linguistic needs of Third culture kids, as defined by David C. Pollock and Ruth E. Van Reken, better than a national program such as the UK A-levels?

BK055952 How are the journeys of self-discovery of the protagonists of "The impressionist" and "The mystic masseur" similar?

BK055951 "Has the importance of English in Hong Kong increased after the handover of control from Britain to China?"

BK055186 A discussion of colonial attitudes in Orwell's "Burmese Days" and "Shooting an Elephant", and Theroux's "Consul's file"

BK049670 Should Singlish in Singapore be encouraged or eradicated?

BK049667 What reasons have been given in the Malaysian Press and other relevant academic sources for the future development of government English language policy in Malaysia?

BK049662 To what extent is Mrs.Sherringham from Ishiguro's a pale view of hills the embodiment of Lady Macbeth?

BK049661 How do Catch 22 and Slaughterhouse 5 criticize war? 

BK049657 How are women represented in ELLE? : a communicative analysis of the implied idea of women in the May 2004 UK edition of ELLE

BK049653 How do the themes in 'The Great Gatsby' reflect the economic and social conditions of pre-depression America?

BK049650 To what extent do bilingual theories define my linguistic behavior?

BK049648 How does the portrayal of Fa Mu Lan by Maxine Hong Kingston differ from Disney's representation in the animated film "Mulan"

BK049646 What do the binary opposites in the Walt Disney movie "The Lion King" portray as positive or negative societal values?

BK049644 What are the attitudes of young people in Colombo towards learning and speaking English as a second language?

BK049640 How does Arundhati Roy develop the theme of untouchables and "touchables" in The God of small things using the concept of forbidden cross-caste love ("Love Laws") in the social and religious context of post-independence India?

BK049639 A comparison of Twain's "The adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye" in terms of narrative structure, characterisation and themes

BK049637 Is Singlish a result of Singapore's multi-linguistic environment?

BK049635 Do young Singaporeans identify with the speak good English movement?

BK049634 The path to individuation in two novels : an essay based on Jung's theories

BK049633 Can a campaign to promote the use of standard English have negative as well as positive effects on a speech community?

BK049630 Is there a connection between the self-destructive behaviour that the Aboriginal youth in Australia is currently displaying and the former government policy of removing Aboriginal children from their families by force between 1900 and 1970?

BK049625 English as a global language : has increased use of English influenced the lyrics of Japanese popular music in the period of 1968 to 2004?

BK049622 How is English as a global language influencing the Japanese language through media type of magazines?

BK049618 Critical discourse analysis of 'Secret U.S. report foresees unstable future for Iraq' and 'Bleak hopes for democracy'

BK049616 Emergence of need for independence explained through analyzing theme of female oppression

BK049266 To what extent is Lord of the Rings an allegory of World War II?

BK047187 Why does the English language affect certain categories of journalism in Korea more than others?

BK047142 The history and development of the English language in China

BK047139 Do Freud's theories of the id, eg and super ego, and repression help the reader to understand the narrators in Ishiguro's novels?

BK047133 How can the irregular frequency of loan words in certain sections of the Indian newspapers be explained?

BK047125 "How does George Orwell represent the role of propaganda in totalitarian societies with reference to Animal farm and Nineteen Eighty-four?"

BK044904 How does George Bernard Shaw portray his feminist views in his works such as the plays Pygmalion, Saint Joan and Major Barbara?

BK044903 How did the September 11th attacks on the United States affect the representation of both sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Israeli, Palestinian and British newspapers?

BK044902 English as a Global Language and its impact on Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)

BK044901 How William Golding's writing on the theme of hidden darkness in the novel, "Lord of the Flies" is affected by Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" 

BK044900 Is there such a thing as a perfect bilingual?

BK044899 The effect of language in editorials from The Washington Post and The Nation discussing the events in the United States on September 11th, 2001

BK044898 To what extent are the female protagonists in 'The woman warrior' by Maxine Hong Kingston and 'Jasmine' by Bharati Mukherjee able to find a balance between the differing Asian and American cultures, and thus, confirm their identities?

BK044897 What have been the linguistic consequences of the British colonization in Singapore?

BK044896 To what extent are the attitudes of the Singapore Government and the Singaporean youth similar towards the use of Singlish?

BK044895 To what extent is the theme of pursuing perfection in Tender is the Night and the Great Gatsby a reflection of Fitzgerald's own life?

BK044894 An exploration of the way in which 'war' is portrayed in Catch-22 by Joseph Heller and A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

BK044892 The influence of freudian psychological analysis in the novels A Pale View of Hills and The Remains of the Day

BK044891 An investigation on the relationship between subtractive and additive bilingualism related to compound and coordinate bilingualism

BK044890 To what extent are the novels Of Mice and Men and Cannery Row by John Steinbeck a criticism to the American dream?

BK044889 By Singapore introducing creativity into its educational system, is it likely to be succesful?

BK044888 What impact did Bob Dylan have on American society during the 1960's?  To what extent did his music, which emphasized the importance of freedom of speech, human rights and equality, influence the political and social consciousness of that generat

BK044886 In Amy Tan's novels what are the differences between first and second generation Chinese immigrants?

BK044885 Is there consensus as to the future of the British monarchy? : an analysis of media discussion about the advantages and disadvantages of a monarchy in 21st century UK 




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