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  • 1. ECOLOGY AND LITERATURE IN NIGER DELTA: PERSPECTIVES FROM CHIMEKA GARRICKS’ TOM...

    » ABSTRACT Ecology and literature in the Niger Delta region exposes the significant devastation of the environment by oil exploration in the region which results to excruciating poverty, loss of hope and death. This study explores the problems of oil crises in the form of militancy, environmental degradation, oppression and marginalization in Chimeka Garricks’ Tomorrow Died Yesterday and Helon...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  187 engagements | 

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

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 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 pr...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  298 engagements | 

  • 3. THE TRADITIONAL CONTENTS OF MODERN AFRICAN DRAMA ( A STUDY OF SOME PLAYS OF WOLE...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Chapter one takes a cursory look at the general background to the study of drama and concepts adduced by different scholars in adjudging drama: There is the Eurocentric and Afrocentric views on the existence of drama in Africa and what constitute modern African drama. Also in this chapter, there is the view and treatment on the Statement of the problem, Research questions,...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  1,056 engagements | 

  • 4. DISILLUSIONMENT AND SURVIVAL IN AFRICAN MIGRATION LITERATURE: A STUDY OF OKEY ND...

    » ABSTRACT The phenomenon of human migration, as Marie McAuliffe and Marfin Ruhs (2017) agrees, “stretches back to the earliest periods of human history” (1). Human migration in the modern world has been massively enhanced by the ease of mobility due to the massive advancements in transport technology. People tend to migrate from one part of the globe to another where they hope to achiev...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  619 engagements | 

  • 5. QUESTION FORMATION IN EFUTU

    » ABSTRACT This study is couched within the framework of Basic Linguistic Theory. It takes a descriptive approach to the study of the typology of questions and their responses in the Efutu dialect of the Awutu Efutu language (Guan, Kwa). It is further aimed at establishing the relevance of focus in questions and to find out how question intonation and questions particles interact. The typology of qu...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  668 engagements | 

  • 6. THE ROLE OF ENGLISH AS MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION IN LOWER PRIMARY SCHOOLS

    » ABSTRACT In the lower primary classrooms in Ghana, most teachers are faced with the challenge of having to teach pupils from diverse ethnic and language groups. This qualitative study, therefore, investigates the practicalities of the instructional language policy and the role that English plays in multilingual classrooms at the lower primary schools. Accordingly, the research aims to find answers...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  1,299 engagements | 

  • 7. SEMANTIC STUDY OF SOME LEXICAL ITEMS IN NIGERIAN ENGLISH

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The global spread of the English language led to the position that is now true: that there is no copyright in the use of English since the language no longer belongs numerically to speakers of English as a mother tongue. The effective ownership of any language in effect rests with the people who use it. However multilingual they are, the maj...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  2,093 engagements | 

  • 8. STRUCTURE, PRAGMATICS AND MEANINGS OF IGALA INDIGENOUS PERSONAL NAMES

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study In a study of this nature and scope, it is necessary to situate the area of study in a clear perspective by describing the location, the geography of Igala Kingdom, discuss its origin, language, flora and fauna, religious beliefs and cultural practices and socio economic activities as they influence proper names and naming among the people. The ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  1,213 engagements | 

  • 9. STYLE AND LANGUAGE IN ORAL LITERATURE A STUDY OF TALES FROM IGBERE

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Traditional Africa was a basically oral society. Our history, science, medicine, technology, philosophy and literary forms were passed through the words of mouth in myths, folktales, legends, proverbs,praise poetry and ritual performances.Our biological ancestors did not cease to be a mere species of animal and become mankind until the capacity for ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  653 engagements | 

  • 10. SUBVERSION OF PATRIARCHAL BINARY OPPOSITION IN ALICE WALKER’S THE COLOR PURPLE...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Most societies, whether developed or on the verge of development are distinguished by some magnitude of male dominance. Invariably, patriarchy is embedded in the fabric of most cultures. Throughout history, men have had greater power in both the public and private spheres. To maintain this power, men have created boundaries and limitations for w...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  456 engagements | 

  • 11. SYNTHESISING INDEGENIOUS MOTIFS AND IDEAS IN VIDEO ART: A STUDY OF ULI AND NSIBI...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study African art has been in contention with the growing challenges and influences imposed on it by western perspectives on modern art over the years. Among other factors, these challenges are sometimes associated with the ideal indigenous creative communication pattern and its adaptation to this burgeoning global art phenomenon without characterising a ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  372 engagements | 

  • 12. TEXT PROCESSING BEHAVIOUR AMONG KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY UNDERGRAUDUATE STUDENTS

    » Chapter One INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study The English language is a medium of international communication which mediates a whole range of cultural and cross cultural concepts. The international dimension of the use of the language is not only becoming difficult to ignore but offers the language teaching a potentially more significant role than traditional ethnocentric views of the langu...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  435 engagements | 

  • 13. THE CREATIVE AND RELEVANCE THEORETIC READING OF ACHEBE’S THINGS FALL APART AND...

    » ABSTRACT This study is a creative and Relevance Theoretic reading of Achebe’s Things Fall Apart and Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun. Language as a complex phenomenon allows for a measure of innovation and creativity and that is why even with its limited resources, man can create limitless words and sequence of words to represent the ideas, thoughts, imaginations and relationships he int...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  458 engagements | 

  • 14. The Female Protagonist as Nation-builder in Chinua Achebe’s Anthills of the Sa...

    » Chapter One Introduction 1.1 The Background of the Study Chinua Achebe as a writer sees tensions, dislocations, failures, conflicts, aberrations, developments and achievements in his society as the focal point of his artistic vision. Anthills of the Savannah is an embodiment of this awareness as the novel revolves around the crumbling hopes of nation building in a post independent African country....Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  544 engagements | 

  • 15. THE IMPACT OF ART EDUCATION ON AWARENESS CAMPAIGN AGAINST HIV/AIDS IN SECONDARY ...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) was first recognized as a disease in the early 1980s. With about five years, it became clear that a new epidemic of unprecedented proportions was spreading throughout the world. Destruction of the immune system, the main characteristics of the disease, caused patients to die from a range of opportunistic infections. Some peopl...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  410 engagements | 

  • 16. THE INFLUENCE OF THE SUPERNATURAL IN ELECHI AMADI’S THE CONCUBINE AND THE GREA...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The idea of the supernatural exists in every traditional society all over the world. The ancient Greeks saw man as being a victim of the supernatural. It is however in the oral tradition that the supernatural has its strongest hold. Geoffrey Parrinder in his text African Traditional Religion says; “To Africans, the spiritual world is so real and near, its forces inte...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  526 engagements | 

  • 17. THE MORPHO-SEMANTIC IMPLICATIONS OF ENGLISH LOAN-WORDS FROM AFRICA

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study The notion of loanwords remains inescapable in many studies about languages of the world. As a very crucial source of language change, borrowing or lending is a process of lexical change. It entails adding new items to a language or dialect by taking them from another language or dialect directly or indirectly. Speakers of different languages al...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  893 engagements | 

  • 18. THEMATISATION IN OBU UDEOZO’S POETRY

    » ABSTRACT This study, which is in five chapters, sought to determine the marked thematisation strategies in Obu Udeozo’s poetry. The background to the study examined the meaning and nature of poetry, the language question in African creative writing generally and in poetry in particular. Four research questions and three null hypotheses guided the study. The Hallidayan 1970 theory of thematis...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  344 engagements | 

  • 19. USE OF DEIXIS IN THE 2015 ELECTION CAMPAIGN SPEECHES OF MUHAMMADU BUHARI

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study People engage in verbally mediated interactions under specific social conditions that both constrain and enable their abilities to relate to one another and to the world. These conditions are commonly treated in the literature under the rubric of context, a term that covers phenomena as varied as the immediate interpersonal setting, face to face int...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  487 engagements | 

  • 20. SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS AND CHILDREN’S EDUCATIONAL LIFE CHANCES: A STUDY OF PEAS...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Education is one of the most enduring legacies which a nation can bequeath to her succeeding generations. This is because education serves as an illumination through which people see the path to solving their problems. Education generally is accepted as a vital asset for social mobility, economic mobility, and a societal transformation factor, f...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  -1 engagements | 

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