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IMPACT OF YORUBA ON THE SPOKEN ENGLISH OF STUDENTS
» (INDIGEN) OF ILORIN CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study The multilingual nature of Nigeria has become one of her greatest challenges in recent time. Inconsistent language policy, successive government‟s inability to pick any of the indigenous languages as a national language, non codification of many minority languages, inadequate definition of roles for indigenous ...Continue Reading »
67 pages | 98 engagements |
CLASS STRATIFICATION, POVERTY AND SOCIAL INJUSTICE: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF FESTU...
» CLASS STRATIFICATION, POVERTY AND SOCIAL INJUSTICE: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF FESTUS IYAYI’SVIOLENCE AND OLU OBAFEMI WHEELS Chapter one 1.0 INTRODUCTION A writer is supposed to perform certain duties to the upliftment of his society. Perhaps this accounts for various roles that both writers and critics have ascribed to modern African writers. Ngugi says: I believe that Afric...Continue Reading »
71 pages | 140 engagements |
MOTHER TONGUE INTERFERENCE IN ENGLISH NEWS CAST
» (A CASE OF A KWARA TELEVISION NEWS) ABSTRACT Language and man are inseparable and since the languages of the world come in contact, there is bound to be a problem like mother tongue interference which is a sociolinguistic phenomenon. This work takes for granted that grammatical competence is totally different from phonological competence and it has worked on this premise using phonological conv...Continue Reading »
77 pages | 118 engagements |
framing of hate speech in selected broadcasts of indigenous people of biafra(ipo...
» FRAMING OF HATE SPEECH IN SELECTED BROADCASTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF BIAFRA(IPOB) CHAPTER TWO REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE INTRODUCTION Accurately labeling certain expression as ‘hate speech’ can play an important role in advancing the values of dignity and equality which underpin international human rights law. However, too readily identifying expression as ‘hate speech’ should als...Continue Reading »
67 pages | 172 engagements |
a critical analysis of feminism in africa
» A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF FEMINISM IN AFRICA CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION MEANING AND NATURE OF FEMINISM The struggle for women’ right began in the 18th century during the period of intense intellectual activity known as the Age of Enlightenment. Feminism is said to be the organized movement which promotes equality for men and women in all spheres of life ranging from political, economic to social s...Continue Reading »
67 pages | 163 engagements |
the language of feminism and its impact on the society
» THE LANGUAGE OF FEMINISM AND ITS IMPACT ON THE SOCIETY CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of Study The struggle for women’ right began in the 18th century during the period of intense intellectual activity known as the Age of Enlightenment. In traditional Africa the woman is an object of constant scorn, degradation and physical torture. In the past, women did not exist as individuals with pe...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 141 engagements |
factors affecting language choice in a multinational society
» CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Most cultures have stories which seek to explain the origin of life and to explain why things are as they are in the world today. The story from Genesis would have us believe that linguistic diversity is the curse of Babel (Genesis 11:1 11). And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech… And they said to one another...Continue Reading »
67 pages | 147 engagements |
CHARACTERIZATION AND SYMBOLISM IN OLU OBAFEMI’S WHEELS AND NGUGI WA THIONGO’...
» CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Characterisation is the presentation, description, representation and analysis of the various characters or cast in any work of art; either a play, novel or poetry. Characterisation is how the characters are created, moulded and presented by a writer. Characters are fictional even when they are not real human beings but anim...Continue Reading »
46 pages | 232 engagements |
Study Of Language Of Advertisement.
» Advertising is one of the means through which marketers or manufacturers convince buyers to patronize their products. It involves the dissemination of information about products, services, ideas e.g from advertisers to the public in a short time and space. There are different kinds of advertising but this research work will focus on retail advertising. This work examines the meaning and feat...Continue Reading »
56 pages | 209 engagements |
Tense And Aspect In Ogbunike Igbo
» . Igbo language is made up of so many dialects that comprise the Igbo speaking areas of the country and is marked by certain tense and aspect just as in every other language of the world, which are used to indicate the time of events/ actions as well as the duration, inception , continuity and completion of such events/ action ie (Aspect). These dialects that make up the Igbo language have thei...Continue Reading »
56 pages | 201 engagements |
Translation A Panacea For Bridging Communication Gap In Local Government System.
» Translation A Panacea For Bridging Communication Gap In Local Government System Translation as a vehicle for effective communication has contributed in so many ways in education, information dissemination, cultural transfer, etcetera. However, in the rural area where majority are not literate in the use of English language, translation seems not to have been effectively utilized as government c...Continue Reading »
56 pages | 213 engagements |
FACTS AND FICTION IN AKACHI ADIMORA - EZEIGBO’S CHLDREN OF THE EAGLE AND TH...
» FACTS AND FICTION IN AKACHI ADIMORA EZEIGBO’S CHLDREN OF THE EAGLE AND THE LAST OF THE STRONG ONES ABSTRACT This research work addressed itself to the way people tend to see fictional works. People see fictional works as being fictitious, but they are over laid with fact. This long essay, using Akachi Adimora. Ezeigbo’s works as guide, demonstrated the impact of the intermeddling of fact wi...Continue Reading »
92 pages | 203 engagements |
A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF SELECTED NIYI OSUNDARE’S SOCIO-POLITICAL POETRY
» A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF SELECTED NIYI OSUNDARE’S SOCIO POLITICAL POETRY ABSTRACT Language is a vital medium through which human beings express themselves. It is used by its speakers to achieve diverse purposes such as reprimanding, encouraging, admiring, and persuading. Writers also use language to achieve their purposes and it is observed that their writings are attention cat...Continue Reading »
59 pages | 227 engagements |
A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF BANK ADVERTISEMENTS IN NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS
» ABSTRACT Stylistics is the study of linguistic and non linguistic aspects of style in spoken and written text. Advertising is a form of communication used to help sell products and services. Adverts are not just to fascinate, but rather, they are used by advertisers to achieve their persuasive goals. This study reveals the manner in which language is used in Bank advertisements for conveying me...Continue Reading »
38 pages | 218 engagements |
A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF AKACHI ADIMORA-EZEIGBO’S TRAFFICKED
» A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF AKACHI ADIMORA EZEIGBO’S TRAFFICKED ABSTRACT Stylistics is the study of literary and non literary texts using linguistic and literary descriptions. The aim in this research work was a stylistic analysis of Akachi adimora ezeigbo’s Trafficked. The study critically analysed the data through the use of some levels of stylistic description na...Continue Reading »
69 pages | 241 engagements |
A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF A SELECTED CAMPAIGN SPEECH OF PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHA...
» ABSTRACT Language and style are the basic modes of communication and information. They centre on words and utterances and focus beyond these two aspects, that is, words and utterances. Stylistics is based mainly on the interpretation of texts from a linguistic perspective. A stylistic analysis of the selected election campaign speech of President Goodluck Jonathan is carried out in this research. ...Continue Reading »
64 pages | 243 engagements |
A SOCIOLINGUISTIC STUDY OF CODE-MIXING AND CODE-SWITCHING IN NIGERIAN INSTITUTIO...
» A SOCIOLINGUISTIC STUDY OF CODE MIXING AND CODE SWITCHING IN NIGERIAN INSTITUTIONS ABSTRACT For communication to be effective in any human society, the appropriate language must be put in to use in the appropriate context. This work examined the motivation for code mixing and code switching among undergraduates. The natural conversations of some undergraduates of the University of Ilorin were r...Continue Reading »
48 pages | 287 engagements |
A SOCIOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF PROVERBS IN ADIMORA- EZEIGBO’ S TRAFFICKED
» A SOCIOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF PROVERBS IN ADIMORA EZEIGBO’ S TRAFFICKED ABSTRACT Language is learned, shared, and it is an arbitrary system of vocal symbols through which human beings in the same speech community or sub culture interact and hence communicate in terms of their common experience and expectations. Sociolinguistics is the study of any or all aspects of the society, includ...Continue Reading »
69 pages | 210 engagements |
A PRAGMATIC ANALYSIS OF SELECTED CARTOONS FROM NIGERIAN DAILIES THE ‘GUARDIAN,...
» ABSTRACT This work investigates how meaning is derived in an utterance through cartoons. It aimed at a pragmatic analysis of selected cartoons from these Nigerian dailies: The Guardian, The Punch and The Nation, in order to know the different functions of language in relation to context using Participants, Implicature, Inference, Presupposition, Intention, World Knowledge, Mutual Contextual...Continue Reading »
36 pages | 197 engagements |
A PRAGMATIC STUDY OF SOME SELECTED POLITICAL POSTERS
» ABSTRACT This long essay focuses on the pragmatics study of selected political posters imprinted in the pages of selected newspapers. It seeks to identify the influence of pragmatic elements on encoded texts or utterance; it analyse the thought provoking influence of such political posters; the rules of pragmatics governing the use of language in this aspect. The data of choice were randomly se...Continue Reading »
41 pages | 210 engagements |