A SELECTION OF ESSAYS AND TOPICS DEVELOPED WITH TUTEES (FROM
"A LEVEL" TO POSTGRADUATE) 2019-2020
Please make sure you have a clear idea of what you are researching, especially for linguistics. 

FRENCH

 

Surrealism and its female protagonists. Neither an object nor a muse

 

Decadence and aestheticism in Huysman’s A Rebours 

 

French cinema between 1930 and 1960 and the influence of the Vaudeville

Duras : Moderato Cantabile, La Pluie d'été, L'amant

The Algerian revolution: Assia Djebar

La Haine, Au Revoir les Enfants, Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain (A level programs)

Paroles de Femmes: feminist writing in France

Help with translations and oral exams

 

 

 

ITALIAN

 

Dante and Beatrice: unrequited, distant love

 

Representation of historical change in post-war Italian cinema

 

Gli Anni Di Piombo

 

Dante’s Purgatorio: plot and major  characters

 

Aspetti della società trecentesca criticati da Dante nell’Inferno

 

Petrarch’s Canzoniere and religion

Fosse Ardeatine and Fascist Monuments

Help with translations and oral exams

 

 

 

LINGUISTICS

 

Morphology and Clitic pronouns

 

Third language acquisition and bilingualism

 

The passive in Romance languages

 

Complementisers and adjuncts in English

 

Child language acquisition and the critical period hypothesis

 

Code-switching and discourse analysis

The structure of infinitival IP

Minimalist Syntax (as per Radford and Haegeman)

 

 
Own thesis can be found via UCL library:
  • Title: 

    Functional categories and SPEC-head agreement

  • Author: Emilce Sandra. Rees

  • Creation Date:  1994 

  • Format: 208 leaves. 

  • Language: English

  • Notes: ■ Thesis: (MPhil) University of London 1994 

PHONETICS

Optimality Theory

 

Phonological theory (all study levels)

IPA : place and manner of articulation

IPA: phonetic script and pronunciation

Suprasegmentals

VOT and measurements

Specific tutoring for Speech Science students (London Univ.)

SPANISH

 

Volver: role of mother and daughters relationships

 

Peribañez y el Comendador de Ocana and the Golden Age Honour Code

 

Mexican revolutionary art and national identity

 

La ética franquista en el film Muerte de un Ciclista

 

The Spanish Civil War and its literary representation

 

El túnel and the role of the unreliable narrator

El laberinto del Fauno y el cinema hispano-americano

La Celestina, La Cárcel de amor, El libro de Buen Amor

Help with translations and oral exams (DELE)

Cambridge summer revision for new students (Tia Julia, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz,

Edad de Oro, Calderon, Tirso), El Cid, La Celestina, Lazarillo, Lope (2019) 

ENGLISH & PHILOSOPHY (A LEVEL AND UNIVERSITY)

Foucault and Bio-surveillance

Descartes: being human

Sartre: Being and nothingness. Existence before Essence

Secondary school syllabus for set texts (Of Mice and Men, The Great Gatsby)

Shakespeare and Dickens (IB, A level)

Space and Time (mostly second year of a Philosophy course)

Possible Worlds, Paradigm Shifts, Causality (2019)

Animal Rights ethics (2020)

 

Linguistics|Languages

 

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