Gnosis 2015

 

Recent Submissions

  • Jayamaha, A.; Botheju, K.; Jayatilaka, R.; Prasangi, D.; Welgama, E.; Gunawardana, Y. (Department of English, University of Kelaniya, 2015)
    Epistolary writing is a feature which only a few novelists have adopted. The research is aimed at examining epistolary writing with regards to Jane Austen’s novels Pride and Prejudice and Emma. Both the novels Pride and ...
  • Senanayake, M.; Karunaratne, J.; Amarathunge, L.; Wathsala, C.; Dayananda, P. (Department of English, University of Kelaniya, 2015)
    The topic of the research is the depiction of love in Sri Lankan English poetry. The poems Words to a daughter by YasmineGooneratne, A Soldier’s Wife Weeps by Kamala Wijeratne, Fisherman Mourned by his Wife by Patrick ...
  • Wisumperuma, T.; Nawamali, H.; Gurugamage, T.; Withanachchi, P.; Nayanathara, D.; Malankande, C. (Department of English, University of Kelaniya, 2015)
    The use of abusive language is a novelty to Sri Lankan literature. Carl Muller has used this novelty in his novel The Jam Fruit Tree with the intention of portraying the life style and ethics of the Burgher Community in ...
  • Rathnayake, H.; Marasinghe, S.; Mahathmaarachchi, H.; Mahathmaarachchi, T.; Herath, I. (Department of English, University of Kelaniya, 2015)
    Media is the means of communication that teaches or influence people widely. Media does not only create news but they create news with a message. However currently it is impossible to find any news without biasness. This ...
  • Dhammarathana Thero, B.; Mendis, N.; de Saram, H. (Department of English, University of Kelaniya, 2015)
    The research focuses on Sri Lankan food and eating habits. Today the food have been changed due to various reasons and media is one effective factor for this change. Today television and magazines are filled with plenty ...
  • Sudhara, G.; Hettithanthiri, P.; Lafeerkhan, A. (Department of English, University of Kelaniya, 2015)
    The research study was based on Code Mixing. Code mixing is a linguistic-related term, which denotes mixing of two or more languages in the process of speaking. Being a vast area of study, the research study had to be ...
  • Bandaranayake, S.; Weerasinghe, I.; Jayathilleke, S.; Gunesekara, H.; Thennakoon, T.; de Silva, A.N. (Department of English, University of Kelaniya, 2015)
    This research study discusses the impact of the change of language medium instruction from Sinhala to English medium in the case of pursuing special degree of courses offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences in the ...
  • Alwis, S.; Bandara, A.; Mayakaduwe, C.; Salwatura, T.; Koralage, A.; Bandara, T. (Department of English, University of Kelaniya, 2015)
    Nowadays, many of the slangs have emerged from social network and they are used to state disbelief, doubts, as intensifiers and also as responses to someone stating the obvious. Word “seriously” is an adverb which uses to ...
  • Awanthika, T.; Hapuarachchi, P.; Ihalagama, H.; Samarasinghe, N. (Department of English, University of Kelaniya, 2015)
    Human language is the most effective medium of communication. Variations appear in the process of its development due to its mutability. Code mixing is an important concept in sociolinguistics and it is a highly discussed ...
  • Randula, G. (Department of English, University of Kelaniya, 2015)
    CumaratungaMunidasa (25th July 1887 - 02nd March 1944) was one of the greatest classical Sinhalese scholars of the recent times, remembered over years owing to the remarkable service rendered by him in a number of disciplines. ...
  • Perera, N. (Department of English, University of Kelaniya, 2015)
    In Sri Lanka, English has long been a language of authority granting access to the higher classes of society. However deviating from the “British” standards and speaking Sri Lankan English is not always regarded in a ...
  • Kottearachchi, S. (Department of English, University of Kelaniya, 2015)
    This presentation highlights the experience of teaching Advanced Level Literature students at a prominent girls’ school in Colombo. It reflects the trials of revising for government exams and how it affects the performance ...
  • Mallawarachchi, I. (Department of English, University of Kelaniya, 2015)
    The study is based on a self-reflection of the experience of teaching a lesson which was prepared as an assignment for the course unit, Literary Pedagogy. An exam - preparation class was conducted for the course unit, ...
  • Hettiarachchi, A. (Department of English, University of Kelaniya, 2015)
    This is a self- reflexive study of the researcher’s experience as an English Language teacher, which was carried out as an assignment for the course unit Literary Pedagogy.. A group of third year students of mixed ability, ...

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