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THE MISUSE OF THE ENGLISH ARTICLES IN SELECTED NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS
» ABSTRACT The English article system is a complex system that is nevertheless indispensable for users of English. The articles perform several important functions and aid greatly in the art of communication. Despite this indisputable importance of the English articles, Nigerian newspapers misuse them to a great degree. It is a fact that newspapers are extremely useful learning tools to student...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 179 engagements |
THE CONCEPT OF NEO COLONALISM IN JOY CHINOKWU'S CLOUD AT SUNRISE AND AFTER MIDNI...
» ABSTRACT The researcher, in the work, “The Concept of Neo Colonialism in Joy Chinwokwu Clouds at Sunrise and After Midnight, tries to show neo colonialism as a practice in Nigeria right from her independence to the present day: the negative effect of the neo colonialist powers in all sectors of economy in the country and also, in the lives of the citizens. There by, bringing out a suppos...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 92 engagements |
THE BLUEST EYE BY TONI MORRISON AND KAINE AGARY'S YELLOW YELLOW
» ABSTRACT The research work reviews the historical encounter between the whites and Africans and argues that the challenges or problems evident in the black society at present are as a result of the white m also looks into the social values and system of meaning that promotes male dominance and demeans the woman. TABLE OF CONTENT CHAPTER ONE 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Statement of pr...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 59 engagements |
STRUGGLE AND SURVIVAL IN A COWRIE OF HOPE BY BINWELL SINYANGWE ANDTHE CARDINALS ...
» ABSTRACT Life is a battle for struggle and survival. Struggle and survival are as old as man. Every second, man is on the move, thinking of what to do and how to do it in order to survive. This project, therefore, examines the ways the two novelists presented their characters in their attempts to depict the various methods people adopt in their struggles for survival in this hard and harsh en...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 72 engagements |
POLITICAL CORRUPTIO AND SYMBOLISM IN ADICHIE CHIAMANDA NGOZI'S HALF OF YELLOW S...
» 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...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 74 engagements |
IN-PERFORMANCE CREATIVITY IN IJOR DANCE
» CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND TO STUDY In Performance is an art of freshness and uniqueness of performance each time a group enacts the same performance (dance). The need for this study is to give an insight into the creativity which is displayed when Ijor dance is performed. The Yala people are known for their rich cultural heritage and the variou...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 55 engagements |
CORRUPTION AND VICTIMIZATION IN ISIDORE OKPEWOTIDES AND ANTHONY ABAGHA'S CHILDRE...
» ABSTRACT This project is on Corruption and Tides and Anthony Ndubuisi Children of Oloibiri Abagha’s. It is study of the endemic corruption and Victimization that hold the Niger Delta ...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 69 engagements |
AFRICAN VALUES TRADITIONAL AND MODERN IN AMA ATA AIDOO'S CHANGES AND ASARE KONAD...
» CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Values In ethics, value denotes something degree of importance, with the aim of determining what action or life is best to do or live, or at least attempt to describe the value of different actions. It may be described as treating actions themselves as abstract objects, putting value to them. It deals with right conduct and good life, in the sense that a highly, o...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 65 engagements |
THE PERSPECTIVE OF ORAL LITERATURE AND AFRICAN CULTURE IN BENIN KINGDOM AS PORTR...
» ABSTRACT This work is on the perspective of oral literature and African culture in Bini Kingdom as portrayed by different authors in some selected books. The western colony hold on the view that African has no literature and they termed it “dark Continent”. This work reveals to us that Africa is rich in oral tradition and the Binis are more of it. The study attempts to explicate more explic...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 74 engagements |
GENDER DIFFERENTIALS AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE
» ABSTRACT This study was undertaken to ascertain if there is any significant difference in the level of achievement of gender differentials in secondary schools in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State. in other word, to see whether the type of schools and sex, affects performance of students in West Africa School Certificate (WASC) English Language. Three secondary schools were selected out o...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 100 engagements |
FACTORS AFFECTING LANGUAGE CHOICE IN A MULTILINGUAL SOCIETY
» The work looks into the factors affecting language choice in a multilingual society, from a sociolinguistic point of view.Â This study brings to light a number of what affect individuals language choice.This work comprises of four chapters.Â The first chapter talks about the introduction, the second chapter is the literature review, the third one deals with data presentation and analys...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 146 engagements |
THE ELEMENT OF PARA GOTHOCISM CHARLOTTE BRONTE'S JANE EYRE AND EMILY BRONTE WUTH...
» The English Gothic Novel: A Brief OverviewAccording to Oates (2003), The English Gothic novel began with Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto (1765), which was enormously popular and quickly imitated by other novelists and soon became a recognizable genre. To most modern readers, however, The Castle of Otranto is dull reading; except for the villain Manfred, the characters are insipid an...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 106 engagements |
PREDOMINANT DEVICES USED BY NGUGI WA THIONG'O IN HIS NOVEL WIZARD OF THE CROW
» TABLE OF CONTENT CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYSTATEMENT OF THE PROBLEMOBJECTIVES OF THE STUDYRESEARCH QUESTIONSHYPOTHESIS OF THE STUDYSIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDYSCOPE OF THE STUDYLIMITATIONS OF THE STUDYDEFINITION OF TERMS CHAPTER TWOLITERATURE REVIEW MEANING OF STYLISTICS AND STYLE REVIEW OF SOME WORKS ON STYLISTIC ANALYSISWHAT OTHER CRITICS SAID ABOUT NGUGI WA THIONG’O CH...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 72 engagements |
POLITICAL CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA: CAUSES AND PREVENTION, USING THE WORK OF SELECT...
» ABSTRACT The study uses various write ups from high profile Nigerian writers such as Chinua Achebe and Okey Ndibe. The main source of this research work is textual analysis of The main source of this research work is textual analysis of The Activist by Tanue Ojaide and Arrow of Rain by Okey Ndibe.Concerning methodology, The secondary materials are from the library, texts, magazine and some wor...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 96 engagements |
THE LANGUAGE OF FEMINISM AND IT'S IMPACT TO THE SOCIETY
» ABSTRACT This paper duels on women’s lamentation over male subjugation. Women's lamentation over male subjugation has in recent years filtered into a determination to abnegate sexism. With this stand, their former conciliatory position becomes superseded by a current of revolt against man and tradition as highlighted through semantic compounding and linguistic parallelism in So Long a Letter. T...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 83 engagements |
THE EFFECT OF THE NIGERIAN PIDGIN ENGLISH ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF UNIVERS...
» ABSTRACT The paper carefully examines the effect of the Nigerian pidgin english on the academic performance of university students using University of Uyo as a case study. The current status of pidgin english mostly used by students was also analysed. In view of the findings, the use of Pidgin in formal setting should be discouraged since it has not been given its rightful recognition. Its coming ...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 84 engagements |
TENSE ERRORS IN ENGLISH ESSAYS OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
» Background of the Study This research work deals with tense errors in English essays of Secondary School. The research is to find out the type of tense errors committed by the students who have sat for their J.S.S.C.E examination. Statement of Problem It has been discovered that second language learners of English face some difficulties while learning the language. This is because most second...Continue Reading »
65 pages | -1 engagements |
THE IMPACT OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING ON THE STUDENT'S ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE
» ABSTRACT There is a great impact of students performance when they are being guided and counseled hence this study set to investigate the impact of Guidance and Counselling on the student’s academic performance. Due to the huge challenges students face and some challenges which guidance and counseling helped in solving, the researcher sets objective, which sought to determine the extent t...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 63 engagements |
DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF CHRISTIAN HANDBILLS
» ABSTRACT Christian handbills are one of the leading non verbal means of communication in the society today especially the church handbills and posters. Technically put, posters are very important forms of visual communication. It presents picture(s) with meanings lying behind it. However, there exist some graphosyntactic errors, lexical, syntactic features and semantic features used in Chris...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 82 engagements |
ISSUES IN MODERN AFRICAN LITERATURE
» CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Literature across ages and continents have functioned as the embodiment and interpreter of a peoples’ culture, a conveyor of a people’s language as well as their philosophy, politics, psychology and national character. Nwachukwu, (2005) notes that literature whether cast in the form of agitation, negotiation or based on historic...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 80 engagements |