Works Under English And Literary Studies

A LINGUISTIC - STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF SOME SELECTED POEMS IN NIYI OSUNDARE'S "A CITY WITHOUT PEOPLE"

ABSTRACTThis research effort sets out to examine the stylistic features employed by Niyi Osundare in the poems, “the Language of Pain”, “Death Came Calling”, “with the Nib of a Borrowed Pen”, “The weeping Book”, and “The Lake came to my House”, culled from the anthology titled “A City Without People”. It also aims at analyzing the identified stylistic features, with a view to relating them with how they contribute to the messages of the poems and their readability. Thi...

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LANGUAGE AND ENVIRONMENT IN AYI KWEI ARMAH’S THE BEAUTYFUL ONES ARE NOT YET BORN

ABSTRACT This long essayproposes an analytic and a cross-analytic review of the language choice ofenvironment in Ayi Kwei Armah’s The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born. The novel tellsthe story of a character, simply called “the Man” who is surrounded bycorruption in a corrupt West African state, and how he (the Man) struggles tokeep out of the overpowering mess. It also presents the story of a man’sloneliness and anguish at the physical and social filth a...

TRUE AND FAIR view concept

INTRODUCTION  The “true and fair view concept is one of two competing but not mutually exclusive legal standards for financial reporting quality that have been subjected to serious debated  on their meaning use and importance. The other is presently fare in conformity with vernally accepted accounting principles. While the former is closely identified with judgment and is used in the united kingdom, nigeran and toehr countries, the later is the standard for united state (US) ...

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The Semantic Analysis Of Slang And Jagons In The Nigerian Military Barracks: A Study Of Selected Barracks In Lagos State

ABSTRACTThe role language plays in the context of society or the individual is also referred to by the term function.  Language is used to communicate ideas, to express attitudes, and so on. It may also be used to identify specific situations such as informality or intimacy. Language can also come as slang. While slang is a variety of speech characterized by newly coined and rapidly changing vocabulary, used by the young or by the social and professional groups for ‘in-group’ communi...

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Stylistic Analysis of The Campaign Rhetoric of 2015 Nigerian Presidential Election

This work only contains Chapter 3, 4 and 5.CHAPTER 3APPROACHES TO STYLISTIC ANALYSISTHE CAMPAIGN SPEECH OF GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARICHAPTER FOUR DATA ANALYSIS CHAPTER FIVESUMMARY OF FINDING AND CONCLUSION  

POLITICS AND AESTHETICS IN SELECTED PLAYS OF WOLE SOYINKA

ABSTRACTThis study has been embarked upon to present the politics and aesthetics in selected plays of Wole Soyinka paying much attention to his The Beatification of Area Boy and Kongi’s Harvest. The study has been able to extract and discuss the ways in which Wole Soyinka applied cultural artifacts to political issues to depict the happenings in his immediate society. The sociological approach has been used in respect to the Marxist theory. The study has conclusively pointed to the fact tha...

ORATURE IN MODERN AFRICAN LITERATURE USING: WOLE SOYINKA’S THE BEATIFICATION OF AREA BOY

ABSTRACTThe contemporary African Literature is believed to be a revolutionary literature that looks critical  into contemporary social situations with a view of amending the wrongs therein.  However, no writer writes in a vacuum but within  the scope of human experiences, happening around him,  and particularly the  experiences he met on ground in his society.  This is the Orature of  his society.The tool adopted  for this research was the sociological ...

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MOTHER TONGUE INTERFERENCE IN ENGLISH NEWS CAST: A CASE OF A KWARA TELEVISION NEWS

ABSTRACTLanguage 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 conventions in analysing the sampled data. The findings proved that interference at the phonological level is a major problem confronting our...

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MAGIC POETRY: A STUDY OF ARUGBA INVOCATION IN OSUN OSOGBO FESTIVAL

ABSTRACT Oral literature is an unwritten relation that encapsulates African values and aspiration through which their philosophy, customs, beliefs, history etc. are preserved and transmitted from one generation to another by word of mouth. The critical examination of festivals in Nigeria presents highly Aesthetics performances, debunking the Euro Centric assertion that Africans have no literature. The focus of this research work is to attempt/investigate the aesthetic value of Osun festi...

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IMAGES OF SOCIAL VICES IN CONTEMPORARY NIGERIAN POETRY : A STUDY OF DENJA ABDULLAHI’S MAIROGO AND JIDE BALOGUN’S THE DESERT IN THE RIVER

ABSTRACTAs a result of social vices in our immediate environments this research work aims at bringing out how contemporary writers have reacted to the bad happening in the society, especially using Denja Abdullahi’s Mairogo and Jide Balogun’s The Desert in the river using sociological theory to investigate social vice that were present in the two texts and it is discovered that poetry is used as a means of achieving an egalitarian society. TABLE OF CONTENTCONTENT   Title Pa...

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HISTORY AND IMAGINATION IN OLA ROTIMI’S KURUNMI AND OVONRAMWEN NOGBAISI

ABSTRACT   This work focuses on history and imagination as portrayed by Ola Rotimi’s Kurunmi and Ovonramwen Nogbaisi. This study shows how that history and imagination are woven to produce the two plays. Marxist theory is adopted in the study with the elements of Marxist theory that critically explains this work. Historical plays are stories based upon historical events and are based on actual persons and their deeds. Kurunmi and Ovonramwen Nogbaisi are plays in this mode.&nb...

GENDER ISSUES IN AKACHI ADIMORA EZEIGBO’S TRAFFICKED AND ZAYNAB ALKALI’S THE VIRTUOUS WOMAN

TABLE OF CONTENTTitle page                        1Certification                     2Dedication                     3Acknowledgment                  4Table of content                  6CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1   Background of Study...

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FOLKLORE AND THE QUEST FOR RE-INVENTION A STUDY OF WOLE SOYINKA’S DEATH AND THE KING’S HORSEMAN AND HOPE EGHAGHA’S DEATH NOT A REDEEMER

ABSTRACT Folklore as an aspect of the African oral tradition has been traced to traditional African society handed down by customs, beliefs and an aspect of culture handed down by our for forefathers through orature.  Conflict that arises over death and the quest for re-invention in the plays of Wole Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman (1975) and Hope Eghagha’s Death not a Redeemer, (1998) as well as the themes, genres, song and other aspect of oral literature that form its aes...

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FEMINIST AESTHETICS IN OLA ROTIMI’S OUR HUSBAND HAS GONE MAD AGAIN AND FEMI OSOFISAN’S MOROUNTODUN

ABSTRACT  Feminism as a concept gained approval the help of some male feminist writers who write for the sake of women liberation but this concept has its limitations. Feminist aesthetics thereby came into full realization in the work of some female writers who actually wants other women’s value. This work has attempted explore feminists aesthetics in the works of Femi Osofisan and Ola Rotimi. The sociological critical method was adopted for this work. Thus, the texts have been an...

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FACTS AND FICTION IN AKACHI ADIMORA - EZEIGBO’S CHLDREN OF THE EAGLE AND THE LAST OF THE STRONG ONES

ABSTRACTThis 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 with fiction in literary works. They do not always obstruct each other and when harnessed depending on the ingenuity of the artist they can serve multiple purposes. The sociological socialist realism theo...

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