Works Under English And Literary Studies

A comparative study of the noun phrase of the Nigerian pidgin and English language

ABSTRACT   This study compared noun phrase in Nigerian Pidgin (NP) and the English language. It was noted that NP developed as a contact language due to trade interaction with European explorers and eventual colonial masters. Researches have shown the dynamism and complexity of the NP and have sought to establish grammatical ...

A CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR’S I HAVE A DREAM.

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle Page iCertification iiDedication iiiAcknowledgements ivTable of Contents viAbstract ixCHAPTER ONE General Introduction 1.0 Introduction 11.1 Purpose of the Study 21.2 Scope of the S...

A FEMINIST READING OF MOBOLAJI ADENUBI’S EMPTY ARMS AND HILARY ROUSE-AMADI’S AMINA

ABSTRACTAfrican writers have pre-occupied themselves with the happenings in the society. Thus, thematic focus has always been on societal ills, one of which is female oppression. This study examines the feminist perspectives in Hilary Rouse-Amadi’s Amina and Mobolaji Adenubi’s Empty Arms. The sociological approach was adopted, which enabled a better judgment of the characters, as presented by the writers.This research work has shown how Hilary Rouse-Amadi and Mobolaji Adenubi have raised ...

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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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A METAPHYSICAL ANALYSIS OF AMOS TUTUOLA’S THE PALMWINE DRINKARD AND D.O. FAGUNWA’S THE FOREST OF GOD

ABSTRACT This work focuses on the metaphysical approach as portrayed by Amos Tutuola’s The Palwine Drinkard and D.O Fagunwa’s The Forest of God. This study shows how metaphysics was used in the two plays. Metaphysics is based on the use of myths, gods, medicine and use of god like creatures. The novels are used to show these facts.Research done has helped shed more light on what entails metaphysics and  how it exists in our world and the belief people have in it. TABLE OF CONTEN...

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A PRAGMATIC ANALYSIS OF CHRISTAIN HAND BILLS AND POSTERS

ABSTRACT  Generally, christain handbills and posters are meant to invite people for programs in churches. Different handbills and posters have different meanings. It has been observed that there are other hidden meanings to these sentences, to this effect, the researcher hopes to highlight the meanings pragmatically. Data have been collected from churches and placement centers in Ilorin, the data will be analyzed using some pragmatics elements such as presupposition, implicature, context...

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A SEMANTIC ANALYSIS OF PSALM 51.

ABSTRACTThe psalms explored the full range of human experience in a very personal and practical way. Its 50 “songs” run from the creation story through the patriarchal, theocratic, monarchical, exilic and post exilic periods. The tremendous breath of subject matter in the Psalms includes, diverse topics such as jubilation, war, peace worship, judgment, messianic prophesy, praise and lament. The psalms were set to the accompaniment of stringed instrument and served as the temple hymn book ...

A speech act analysis of Akachi Adimora Ezeigbo's Trafficked

ABSTRACT A speech act or stylistics analysis is the study of literary and non-literary texts using linguistic and literary descriptions.  The aim of this research work was a speech act analysis of Akachi adimora-ezeigbo’s Trafficked. The study critically analysed the data through the use of some levels of stylistic description namely; graphology, morphology, syntax, lexico-...

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 namely; graphology, morphology, syntax, lexico-semantics and cohesion. The study discovered that at the graphological level, the author used italics, comma and dash. Among thes...

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A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF SELECTED NIYI OSUNDARE’S SOCIO-POLITICAL POETRY

ABSTRACTLanguage 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 catching, and thought provoking.It is against this background that a stylistic analysis of selected socio-political poems of Niyi Osundare was conducted to discover their constituent which make ...

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