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  • 1. THE VIOLATION OF WOMEN RIGHT IN AFRICAN NOVEL FACELESS AND WOMEN AT POINT ZERO P...

    » ABSTRACT Female oppression is a problem that still exists in present day society. The fact that we live in a modern world with monumental technological advancement has not changed the grim reality that women are discriminated against and suppressed because of the patriarchal moulded structures. The cultural beliefs, traditions and religions of most societies give more attention to patriarchy there...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  143 engagements | 

  • 2. THE FORMS AND AESTHETICS OF UDJE SONGS OF THE URHOBO PEOPLE

    » ABSTRACT This appraisal is on Udje dance songs of the Urhobo people. The study looks at the aesthetic qualities that abound in the Udje songs of the Urhobo people. The researcher analysed songs collected from field work and some collected by G. G Darah. In analysing the songs, the contextual theory was used as its analytical frame work which eventually brought out the forms and beauty that abounds...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  81 engagements | 

  • 3. RACE, IDENTITY AND PERSPECTIVES OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN THE SELECTED WORKS ...

    » ABSTRACT This study is concerned with an appraisal of Race, Identity and Perspectives of African American Women in the Selected Works of Toni Morrison and Rita Dove about the African American community, within the context of the United States of America. Over the years African American women writing has not been accorded due relevance within the American literary space. As such, black male writers...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  60 engagements | 

  • 4. LANGUAGE OF PERSUASION: AN ANALYSIS OF THE INAUGURAL SPEECHES OF PRESIDENTS JONA...

    » Abstract This research studied the language of persuasion of inaugural speeches in Nigeria to find out their use of rhetorical appeals. It investigated certain linguistic features in the speeches that were employed to appeal to the sense of emotion of the listeners, to ethics (speaker’s credibility) and logic alongside the use of unethical or illogical appeals to persuade the listeners. The thre...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  84 engagements | 

  • 5. FACTS AND FICTION IN NIGERIAN WAR PROSE: CHINUA ACHEBE’S THERE WAS A COUNTRY A...

    » ABSTRACT “Fact” is something actual as opposed to invented; something which is real. It is also information about a particular subject, especially actual condition and/or circumstances. It is a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred. “Fiction” on the other hand is a literary work based on imagination and not necessarily on fact. It is a literary ty...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  76 engagements | 

  • 6. AN ANALYSIS OF POLITICAL SPEECH

    » ABSTRACT The famous, Greek philosopher, Aristotle, once said,” Politicians have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness”. This statement is given credence with a mere observation of the politician and the political mind. The politician has the unenviable task of leading the masses, a task that few are willing to do and...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  67 engagements | 

  • 7. A SYSTEMIC TEXT LINGUISTIC STUDY OF SELECTED NIGERIAN NOVELS

    » ABSTRACT The aim of this research was to do an in depth study of the variations in language as used by the various novelists in the novels selected for this study. The objectives of the study were to investigate the divergent ways in which these writers have creatively used English to perform the functional role of communication in a non native environment, show the extent to which their various c...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  52 engagements | 

  • 8. A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF ORGANISATIONAL SIGNALS AND SUB-THEMATIC IDENTIFICATION E...

    » ABSTRACT The aim of this study thesis is to investigate organizational signals (textual cohesion) and sub thematic identification (paragraph development) as the basic elements of writing to enhance textual unity and understanding (coherence) and the main objective is inquiry into the composition, readability and comprehension of newspaper articles by Nigerian journalists. Specifically, the researc...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  46 engagements | 

  • 9. A SOCIOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF THE INFLUENCE OF GENDER ON THE LANGUAGE USE OF 400...

    » ABSTRACT The thrust of this study is a sociolinguistic analysis of the gender on language use. The method of investigation used for this study is questionnaire and audio recoding. This study has established the fact that the differences between male and female in ways of interacting often leads to wrong notions, meanings and interpretations given to certain statements and gestures. It was also dis...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  70 engagements | 

  • 10. UTOPIANISM AND CHARATERISATION IN AMINATA SOWFALL’S THE BEGGER’S STRIKE AND ...

    » CHAPTER ONE Introduction Though a lot of people have written Utopianism and characterization, but this research work is to assess Utopianism in Aminata Sowfall’s The Beggars Strike and Sembene Ousmane’s Xala through the use of characterization. Hegel’s in the phenomenology of spirit maintains that as a warning against all forms of Utopianism, similar Observations have been made about the...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  394 engagements | 

  • 11. TRADITIONAL AESTHETICS TRANSFER AND THE AFRICAN NOVELISTS (A STUDY OF ACHEBE’S...

    » ABSTRACT African novelists draw their raw materials from different sources, some draw their raw materials from the folktales being told at night, some writes about the village life before the Colonial masters while some transfer the beauty in African tradition into their works. Laye’s The African Child and Achebe’s Things fall Apart are embodiment of African tradition as observed by other ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 12. THEMES AND IMAGERY IN SELECTED ROMANTIC POEMS

    » ABSTRACT This study is set out to analyze the themes and use of imagery of the Romantic period in William Wordsworth’s “The World Is Too Much With Us” and “I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud” and William Blake’s “London” and “The Garden of Love”. The purpose is to enlighten readers on the need for the return of man back to nature as the means for correcting a decaying society...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 13. THEME OF VENGEANCE IN WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S HAMLET AND MERCHANT OF VENICE

    » ABSTRACT Vengeance is a harmful action against a person in response to grievance, be it ready or perceived. This project work examines the theme of vengeance in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Merchant of Venice. In doing this, approaches to taking vengeance will be aimed in both plays. Chapter one will deal with introduction to vengeance, chapter two will consist of literature review on the...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 14. THE SOCIOLOGICAL INDICES OF AFRICAN DRAMA (A STUDY OF WOLE SOYINKA’S THE BEATI...

    » ABSTRACT A persisting tendency in African Drama has remained a careful evaluation and a critical analysis of the African society for the purpose of heralding the cultural virtues and attacking the vices prevalent in the African society for a general social transformation.  Drama has been defined as the mimesis of life on stage before a given audience and a replication of the human society on stag...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  249 engagements | 

  • 15. THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA AS IN THE JOYS OF...

    » ABSTRACT This thesis is concerned with feminist aesthetics carving out the motherist theory in the title The role of women in the Socio–economic development of Nigeria using Buchi Emecheta as an example. It is a common knowledge that most Nigerian culture gives more cognition for the “men”in the society than the women.This study however aims at examining and analysing Emecheta’s text The ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 16. THE OSUN OSOGBO FESTIVAL (ITS FUNCTIONS AND AESTHETICS)

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.1     Introduction Festival is an event usually set by a local community. It centres on and some unique Aspects of that community. It is a set of activities and practice designed to entertain the People of that particular community. Among many religions, a ‘feast’ is a set celebration in honour of God or gods. A Feast and a festival is historically inter related. Festival of ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 17. THE MYTHOLOGICAL ICONS IN AMOS TUTUOLA THE PALM-WINE DRINKARD

    » ABSTRACT This project explores the Amos Tutuola’s Palm – Wine Drinkard in terms of it’s use of mythological icons. In particular, the project seeks to explore the novel as an important artifact and a literary product of social existence. It examines how “authencity” is signified in The Palm – Wine Drinkard as it is written by a native artist. In doing so, the project seek to demons...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  211 engagements | 

  • 18. THE LANGUAGE OF CHRISTIAN RELIGION (A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH...

    » ABSTRACT This study is an examination of the language of Christian religion with particular reference to the Roman Catholic Church and Pentecostal denominations. Chapter one embodies the introduction to the study, the objective of the work, its scope and delimitation, a brief origin of Christian religion, and that of the two denominations. Chapter two is a brief review of the related literature. C...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 19. THE INFLUENCE OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE ON OUR NIGERIAN INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES (EXAMPLES...

    » ABSTRACT Generally speaking, it seems unlikely that English will cease to be used elaborately in Nigeria in a foreseeable future. This research work therefore will find out if students in the University of Ilorin borrow words from English in to Yoruba in their day to day interaction and if they do to identify this borrowings. The sample population used in this work is 80 (Eighty) students of the U...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 20. THE IMPACT OF YORUBA LANGUAGE ON THE SPOKEN ENGLISH OF STUDENTS (INDIGENES) OF I...

    » Abstract This study has set out to find the influence of Yoruba Language on the sound system of spoken English Language among the indigenous Ilorin Yoruba undergraduate students. It was to find out the features that distinguish Ilorin Yoruba accent from the Received Pronunciation. The Recorded speech of fifty selected undergraduate students from three universities within Ilorin was used. Students ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  223 engagements | 


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