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  • 126. A CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF THREAT

    »                                                   Abstract This study seeks to investigate the highly sensitive utterances of threat by Asari Dokubo in his struggle for the political and economic emancipation of the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria; utterances that clearly portray his ideological leaning. Our analysis is linked to Norman Fairclough(1995...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  917 engagements | 

  • 127. A CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF SPEECHES

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study……………….…………………………………………………….1 1.1.1 Obi Ezekwesili………………………………………………………………………………2 1.1.2 Abike Dabiri………………………………………………………………………………...4 1.2 Statement of the Problem………...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,735 engagements | 

  • 128. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF J.P CLARK'S THE RAFT AND FEMI OSOFISAN’S ANOTHER RAFT 

    » ABSTRACT Substantial amount of African literary works are adaptation of older classical, Elizabethan modern and even African playwrights. These adaptations show that writers admit to being influence by other playwright but not without elements of their creative imagination in most cases. What their creative imagination in their literacy work shows is that the claim that adaptation is akin to imita...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,584 engagements | 

  • 129. A MORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF ADICHIE’S PURPLE HIBISCUS

    » A  MORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF ADICHIE’S PURPLE HIBISCUS CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study The use of language is one of the most distinctive characteristics of the human species. Language is important to stylistics because it is a tool which obeys certain structural laws and which adapts itself to the requirement of the task for which it is used. It lends itself to creative ma...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  83 pages |  1,755 engagements | 

  • 130. CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF SELECTED POLITICAL CAMPAIGN SPEECHES OF GUBERNATO...

    » ABSTRACT   Previous studies on campaign speeches in Nigeria have tended to be a description and analysis of style, innovative and persuasive strategies of politicians, and manipulation of linguistic structures to champion individual interest in presidential election campaign speeches. There is the need to investigate how texts reproduce and sustain power and unequal power relations in campaign te...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,214 engagements | 

  • 131. DESIRE AND THE UNKNOWN IN BREITBACH’S REPORT ON BRUNO, ACHEBE’S A MAN OF THE...

    » ABSTRACT   This study examines the extent the conflicts in Report on Bruno, A Man of the People, and   Beloved can be related to Lacan’s theory of desire. It affirms that desire is fundamentally rooted in the conflicts between the characters and the Other (mother, other subjects, the law and culture or the symbolic order) because it is in the relation between the characters and the Other t...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  837 engagements | 

  • 132. TERROR AND TRAGIC OPTIMISM AS SUSTAINING CONSTRUCTS IN CAMUS’S THE PLAGUE AND ...

    » ABSTRACT   Camus’s The Plague has been read variously as an allegory of Nazi terror in France as well as a depiction of Camus's absurdist philosophy. Many critics of Soyinka’s Season of Anomy strangely also have interpreted the text as an allegory of the Nigerian civil war in which terror is seen as a political weapon. Although these modes of reading explore the resistance to terror, cr...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  828 engagements | 

  • 133. A PRAGMATIC ANALYSIS OF PROVERBS IN SELECTED WORKS OF OLA ROTIMI

    » ABSTRACT   Language is a potent weapon through which ideas, thoughts, opinions, messages and information generally are exchanged between groups of people to ensure inter personal relationship. It is a symbol of people‟s identity and a means of identifying people‟s value system. This is particularly true of proverbs which are generally believed to be words of wisdom, usually didactic, memorisa...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,594 engagements | 

  • 134. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE SOCIOLINGUISTICS OF ACHEBE’S THINGS FALL APART AND ...

    »   ABSTRACT   This work has dealt with the comparative study on some aspects of sociolinguistics in the novels: Things Fall Apart and Half of a Yellow Sun by Chinua Achebe and Chimamanda Adichie respectively. The two authors applied their linguistic, and social backgrounds for creative effects in their literary works. This creative ingenuity involves the English language, which has overwhelm...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,311 engagements | 

  • 135. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF MORPHOLOGICAL PROCESSES IN ENGLISH AND HAUSA LANGUAGES

    » ABSTRACT   This work aims at investigating the relationships that exist between the English and the Hausa languages at the level of their morphological processes; and the implication this relationship will have on the teaching and learning situation. The study adopted a contrastive analysis theory cum contrastive analysis hypothesis which is an area of linguistic studies that deals with the scien...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  2,693 engagements | 

  • 136. CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS OF THE MORPHEMES OF THE ENGLISH AND IGBO LANGUAGES

    » ABSTRACT   Since Language occurs in a great range of modalities; for example, it is encountered in scientific formulas as pure description unconditioned by time and place, and ideally conveys nothing about the individual who constructed it. This study focuses on analyzing and contrasting the processes of morphemes of both English and Igbo languages. The method of data analysis was contrastive, si...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,749 engagements | 

  • 137. EFFECTS OF PIDGIN ENGLISH IN STANDARD ENGLISH USAGE AMONG STUDENTS IN SELECTED S...

    » ABSTRACT   The use of Pidgin English in the Nigerian context has gone beyond verbal communication to become more of a mode of behaviour as its expression has moved from informal conversation to formal situations. This above scenario necessitated this study which investigates the effects of Pidgin English on Standard English usage among selected secondary schools in Eha Amufu in Isi Uzo L. G. A. U...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  2,197 engagements | 

  • 138. GRAMMATICAL ERROR ANALYSIS OF SELECTED NEWS SCRIPTS OF THE BROADCASTING CORPORAT...

    » ABSTRACT     This study was carried out in respect to the grammatical errors that currently exist in the Broadcasting Corporation of Abia State Radio, Umuahia. The sole aim of this study was to carefully investigate the above station’s news scripts, examine their structure, and to find out the causes, types and patterns of grammatical errors which include punctuation, concord, omission, prepos...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  928 engagements | 

  • 139. LANGUAGE AND THE QUEST FOR IDENTITY: A STUDY OF CHINUA ACHEBE’S THINGS FALL AP...

    » ABSTRACT   Language is an indispensible characteristic of every human society. The language one speaks tells much about one’s identity with regards to where the person comes from. In every society individuals and groups of persons would like to be differentiated from others, and in that effect, identity comes to play. In this study, the researcher has been able to explore the identity of Achebe...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,029 engagements | 

  • 140. PRAGMATIC ANALYSIS OF SELECTED POLITICAL SPEECHES OF PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI

    »   CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION   1.1             Background to the Study   Language  is a  unique attribute  of  humans,  which  is  used as a  chief  medium  of   communication, for building interpersonal relationships, exchange of ideas and passing of information. Martinet A. defines it as “a formidable instrument of communication... by which human experience ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,558 engagements | 

  • 141. STATUS STRUGGLE: EVALUATION OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND THE INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES...

    » Abstract     The presence and the use of the English language in Nigeria has been seen as a threat to the indigenous languages. The truth lies in the fact that Nigeria has adopted the language of her colonial master and has given it priority over the indigenous languages that were in existence before her existence. This act can lead to loss of identity as language is not only a means of communic...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,477 engagements | 

  • 142. THE DISCOURSE OF IMPOSED IDENTITY IN ISIDORE OKPEWHO’S CALL ME BY MY RIGHTFUL ...

    » ABSTRACT     Identity studies in African American literature, over time, have depicted the interaction between black and white Americans and the connectedness of black Americans to their root. This study has explored the theme of identity as influenced by the milieu to represent the place of African Americans within the larger American society in relation to racism, segregation, culture, migrati...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,065 engagements | 

  • 143. THE INFLUENCE OF THE LANGUAGE OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

    » ABSTRACT     The boom in the use of social media in our time has no doubt brought a lot alteration in different language conventions. The early users of social media battled with space and time. Since social media language is in the borderline of speech and writing they created unusual acronyms and some other new words, like ‘u’, ur, ‘unfriend’ etc not only to communicate faster but also...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,961 engagements | 

  • 144. A SYNTACTIC ANALYSIS OF SELECTED CLAUSAL COORDINATES AS USED IN THE AMENDED 1999...

    » ABSTRACT   The language of law has been viewed by many as difficult to understand primarily because of archaism in its morpho syntactic structure. Also, the Latin and French maxims that have characterised legalese have prevented some researchers from delving into it. Another issue of concern to some researchers has to do with the longwinded sentence structure of legalese. Therefore, this study lo...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  731 engagements | 

  • 145. MALE ABSENCE AND SINGLE PARENTHOOD IN BLACK WRITING: A STUDY OF RICHARD WRIGHT...

    » Abstract   This study employs Realism as an analytical tool to assess the various dimensions of male absence and single parenthood in Richard Wright‟s Black Boy (1945), Toni   Morrison‟s Beloved (1987) and Lauretta Ngcobo‟s Cross of Gold (1981). This research is thus a comparative study of male absence and single parenthood in Black writing in the United States and South Africa. The study ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  888 engagements | 

  • 146. A FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF MOROA FOLKTALES

    » ABSTRACT     The research tittled, “AFunctional Analysis of Moroa Folktales”provides insights into the status and nature of African traditional oral art as a literary form for aesthetic and educational purposes. The study revolves around the collection, analysis and the functional analysis of folktales among the Moroa in Kaduna state.Attention is paid to language, culture, literature and the...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  976 engagements | 

  • 147. A CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS OF TIV AND ENGLISH PLURALISATION PROCESSES

    » ABSTRACT       This research work entitled: “A Contrastive Analysis of Tiv and English Pluralisation Processes” discusses the fact that Tiv Language is still yearning for development as much is needed to study on Tiv Language. This is to help develop and standardize the language through orthograghy, morphology and phonology as at the present there is no central orthography for Tiv Language....Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,066 engagements | 

  • 148. A CONVERSATION ANALYSIS OF “TURN-TAKING” IN THE ELECTRONIC MEDIA

    » ABSTRACT   Turn Taking in conversation varies from one language to another because Turn Taking is usually bound by natural etiquettes attributable to the people‘s culture. Turn Taking in Yorùbá conversation is no exception. It reflects to a large extent the culture of the Yorùbá People. Hitherto, politeness, honorific pronouns, greeting, proverbs, prayer etc. are major factors in Yoruba Tur...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  904 engagements | 

  • 149. A DECONSTRUCTIVE READING OF WOLE SOYINKA’S DEATH AND THE KING’S HORSEMAN AND...

    »   ABSTRACT   African literary elites have responded to the call by Africans to free the continent from all forms of colonial and slave mentality. While others have responded overtly, Soyinka does so covertly. As a result, over time, critical commentaries on his works have been on the mythical presentation of the Yoruba world as a microcosm of the entire African continent and the post colonial ex...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,005 engagements | 

  • 150. A LINGUISTIC STUDY OF THE NIGERIAN-NESS’ OF NIGERIAN PIDGIN IN SELECTED LITERA...

    »   ABSTRACT   This thesis titled “A Linguistic study of the „Nigerian ness‟ of Nigerian Pidgin in Selected Literary Works” was embarked upon because of the resistance many Nigerians have to the use of Nigerian Pidgin (NP); they see it as foreign and a corruption of the English Language. Besides, many people, especially non linguists feel that pidgin Englishes in West Africa are all the sa...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,016 engagements | 


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