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  • 1. INVESTIGATION INTO THE DISCOURSE FEATURES IN FEMI OSOFISAN’S MIDNIGHT HOTEL

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.1 INTRODUCTION Language is the only unique endowment from God to humans, which makes us totally different from other creatures. Though, these other creatures have a language, yet they do not communicate exactly the same way as humans do. Discourse, an aspect of language, to the discourse analysts, means actual instances of communicative action, using language. Discourse is not absolu...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  74 engagements | 

  • 2. SYNTACTIC AND LEXICO- SEMANTIC ANALYSES OF SELECTED SMS TEXT MESSAGES

    » ABSTRACT Words form the basis for a Linguistic analysis at any level of language study. The aim of this essay was to identify the various Lexical and Syntactic elements that make up personal text messages among the students of the University of Ilorin. Lexical features, Lexical relations, Word formation processes and Word Sequences were employed to unravel the Lexical and Syntactic elements contai...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 3. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF EMECHETA’S SECONDCLASS CITIZEN AND NWAPA’S EFURU

    » ABSTRACT This study undertakes a comparative analysis of the works of two Nigerian female novelists: Buchi Emecheta and Flora Nwapa, it looks at the contemporary African society which is dominated by men. Little or no recognition is given to women thus they have been oppressed, depressed, subjected and neglected. In this regards African female writers like Buchi Emecheta, Flora Nwapa, Ama Ata Aido...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  114 engagements | 

  • 4. COORDINATING AND SUBORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS IN UDA

    » CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY: UDA PEOPLE/LANGUAGE According to Williamson and Blench (2000), Uda is a language of the lower cross sub – group of the New Benue Congo family. The people of Uda occupy the area called Uda in the riverine area of Mbo Local government area of Akwa Ibom State. They are believed to belong to one of the earliest immigrants of Otong, being the an...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  107 engagements | 

  • 5. UDA CONSONANT SYSTEM

    » CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION           Language may refer either to the specifically human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communications or to a specific instance of such a system of complex communication. When used as a general concept “language” refers to the cognitive faculty that enables humans to learn and use systems of complex communication. The capacity to l...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  86 engagements | 

  • 6. SATIRE IN CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN DRAMA: A CASE STUDY OF HARVEST OF CORRUPTION BY F...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   Background of the study The literature of people is the one that seeks to discuss, expose and propose solutions to the daily problems of society, be it social, economic, moral, political or otherwise. Since literature is seen as reflecting life, literature and society are inseparable. To a certain extent this inspires literary artists who bring theories into the literat...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  378 engagements | 

  • 7. THE COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS BETWEEN THE PLAYS OUR HUSBAND HAVE GONE MAD AGAIN

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     Background of the study It is assumed that for Africa and indeed the world to be an egalitarian society; teachers must find innovative ways of using language to deconstruct sexist literature and helping readers, particularly students, to imagine a world in which there can be genuine equality. As stated by Finnegan, Ruth (2011: 64), the artist undoubtedly remain...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  94 engagements | 

  • 8. FAMILY AND SOCIETY: A CASE STUDY OF THINGS FALL APART AND PURPLE HIBISCUS IN C...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION ·         Background of the study Many societies have beliefs rooted deep in ancient religion. Some beliefs include polygamy, polytheism, and patriarchy, or rule by men. One such culture is that of Achebe’s Things Fall Apart. Polytheism and polygamy are custom in the clan, and the role of each family member is much defined. The men are overly domineering. The wo...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  82 engagements | 

  • 9. LANGUAGE AND CULTURE AS A TOOL OF IDENTIFYING PEOPLES TRIBE/ETHNIC GROUP IN NIG...

    » CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   Preamble This chapter is the general introduction to the work, it present the background of the study, the classification of the Anaan Language. The delimitation of the study and as well as the research methodology will be explored and included here in this chapter.   A reconstruction of proto forms in Ibibios, Efik and Anaan which the research is forced on. This wo...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  114 engagements | 

  • 10. THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE LOSS OF PREDICTABLE POLITICAL POWER IN A COMMUNITY

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0     INTRODUCTION  Nigeria’s political problems sprang from the carefree manner in which the British took over, administered, and abandoned the government and people of Nigeria. British administrators did not make an effort to weld the country together and unite the heterogeneous groups of people. Though, many things we have today is due to their enlightenment, they still lef...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  78 engagements | 

  • 11. STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S HALF OF THE YELLOW SUN

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Language is a tool or a code system used for human communication. It is made up of sounds or graphic symbols, which users or speakers have accepted to use as units of communication. Language is a symbol system based on pure or arbitrary conventions infinitely extendable and modifiable according to the changing needs and conditions of the speakers. R...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  82 engagements | 

  • 12. CORRUPTION AND VICTIMIZATION IN ISIDORE OKPEWHOTIDES AND ANTHONY ABAGHA’S CH...

    » CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY   Oxford Advanced Learner’scorruption as Dictiona dishonest or illegal behaviour, especially of people in authority.   In philosophical, theological or moral discussions, corruption is spiritual or moral impurity or deviation from an ideal. In economy, corruption is payment for services, or materials which the recipient is not entitled to ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  69 engagements | 

  • 13. POLITICAL CORRUPTION AND SYMBOLISM IN ADICHIE CHIAMANDA NGOZI’S HALF OF A YEL...

    » ABSTRACT   This project work is on political corruption and symbolism. This project work brings out the corrupt practices by politicians and military rulers. To also brings out the symbols used in the novels. Chapter one is an introduction on political corruption in Nigeria and the way the military took over and ruled Nigeria. Chapter two is on the related literature review, chapter three is on p...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  338 engagements | 

  • 14. MENACE OF TEXT MESSAGE ABBREVIATIONS ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE EXAMINATIONS

    » Background of the study Text message (TM) simply refers to the use of abbreviations that might not necessarily be universally accepted. It makes use of short language forms to craft short message services (SMS), instant messages (IM), black berry messages (BBM) and so and so forth. This type of communication does not usually follow any language pattern, standards, rules, spellings, syntax or other...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  90 engagements | 

  • 15. FACTORS AFFECTING SECONDARY SCHOOL ORAL ENGLISH INSTRUCTION

    » CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   In English Language, there is a strong correlation between oral language skills and achievement in the writtenlanguage among learners in schools. In Nigeria, English remains the undisputed language of school instruction, governance, administration, legislation, judiciary, international relations, unification of the country‘s numerous ethnic constituents, social pre...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  1 engagements | 

  • 16. USE OF LANGUAGE IN THE EXPRESSION OF RACISM

    » ABSTRACT   Obviously, it has been brought to mind that racism is one of the major issues in Black American literature and has triggered concerns over the years. This study will attempt to make readers realize these themes in Richard Wright’s Black Boy by analyzing the concept of racial segregation of Black in America. We will examine the historical perspective of Black writing narrative and the...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  77 engagements | 

  • 17. AN EXAMINATION OF THE ORAL ENGLISH SUBJECT CONTENT

    » INTRODUCTION   BACKGROUND   Dialect is the real apparatus of correspondence in human culture and discourse possesses a noteworthy position in many dialogs of dialect as an open medium. One of the real attributes of man, as indicated by Mgbodile (1999), is his capacity to utilize dialect to send messages about items, occasions and circumstances around him. Discourse is the thing that recognizes m...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  61 engagements | 

  • 18. A GENDER ANALYSIS ON NOVEL FACELESS BY AMMA DARKO

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION       BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Gender is the state of being a man or a woman and is generally used with reference to social and cultural differences rather than biological differences. Gender inequity is not based solely on gender differences, but on how people are treated differently because of their gender (Kolawole, 1998). Most of the changes in the gender system pre...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  81 engagements | 

  • 19. GENDER ISSUES IN CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S PURPLE HIBISCUS AND NAWAL EL SAADA...

    » Background of the study   Woman plays a vital role in feeding future generations, but the irony is that the woman is mainly degraded and dominated on the basis of sex. Feminism, which is one of the hottest topics in the world, has still not been achieved. Feminism in a secular language gives women equal rights and status. Unfortunately, women around the world are deprived of their basic rights. T...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  339 engagements | 

  • 20. ORAL LITERATURE AS A MEDIUM OF TEACHING MORAL VALUES TO SELECTED SCHOOLS

    » Background of Study   Oral literature means oral works of high merit which are products of the creative use of imagination by the artist of the spoken words in pre literate communities. Such works are composed mentally by the illiterate raconteur; Stored in the memory and then spoken, recited, chanted or sung on specific occasions (Ikwubuzo, 1993). It consists of both prose, verse, narratives, po...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  69 engagements | 

  • 21. WRITING PROTEST: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF CHIKA UNIGEW’S ON SISTER STREET AN...

    » CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION       1.1            Background of the study   The Nigerian Belgian writer Chika Unigwe wrote the satirical inspired by the Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina’s piece “How to Write about Africa”, and which is also digitally available as “How to be an African,” albeit in revised form. In this column, Unigwe writes that before coming to Europe she ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  77 engagements | 

  • 22. THE DRAMATIZATION OF HISTORY USING WOMEN OF OWU AND MOROUNTODUN

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   Background of the study    The use of history as a robust resource material in the African literary creativity is as old as the advent of modern African literature itself. This trend re affirms the inevitability of the convergence of history and literature. In the symbiotic relationship, history feeds literature with factual events of the past the same way literature ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  71 engagements | 

  • 23. ANALOGOUS WORKS OF CHINUA ACHEBE’S THINGS FALL APART AND CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADIC...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   Background of the study       In order to undertake this investigation, a thorough examination of both texts was required. This involved multiple close readings of both texts: a primary reading for both the enjoyment and the understanding of the plot arch, a secondary reading for important contextual details and schematic structure, as well as a tertiary reading to a...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  69 engagements | 

  • 24. THE IMAGE OF AFRICAN WOMEN IN A PATRIARCHAL SOCIETY: A STUDY OF BUCHI EMECHETA...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION     1.0 Background to the study   Traditionally, African women have played several roles from peace making to peace building across different pre colonial African societies (Amadium, 1997; Ngongo Mbede, 2003; Mohammed, 2003). The existence of African women and their power in the pre colonial African societies were based on ethic of care that was rooted in their motherho...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  353 engagements | 

  • 25. ANALYSIS OF THE USE OF SENTENCE STRESS AMONG SELECTED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION     1.1     Background of the study       Constructively, a sentence is an anthology of words that convey meaning and meaning and are formed according to the common sense of grammar. Short and unambiguous sentences are mostly considered and more effective for long and complex sentences. Apparently, sentence is a linguistic unit of one or more words that communicat...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  76 engagements | 


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