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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 A SELECTED CAMPAIGN SPEECH OF PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN

ABSTRACTLanguage 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. The data used in this work to illustrate the stylistic effects on speech is the Campaign speech of...

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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 Bank Advertisements In Nigerian Newspapers

ABSTRACTStylistics 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 messages to the public and the effectiveness of the choice of language. The stylistic elements employed...

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A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK

ABSTRACTStylistics is the study and interpretation of texts from a linguistic and literary perspectives. This work was done to examine the basic linguistic features that have been used by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in The Thing Around Your Neck to pass some messages across to the readers and the society. A functional approach was adopted, an approach where particular note is taken of the stylistic function, effect and thematic significance of linguistic features in a literary text. The stylisti...

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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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A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF SOME SELECTED POEMS OF WOLE SOYINKA

ABSTRACTLanguage and style never moves beyond a concentration on the supremacy of words. These words somehow contain meanings style is effectively language manipulated in ways that signal it as different from ‘ordinary’ language. A stylistic analysis of the selection of some Wole Soyinka’s poems is carried out to educate, explicate and expose to everybody that comes across this write up, in guiding them on how to analyse. The data used to illustrate and substantiate our claims are syste...

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A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF SPORTS COLUMNS IN SOME SELECTED NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS

ABSTRACTIn the course of the several other researches done in the past, it was realised that many works have been done on stylistics but none is related to sports columns and so this essay aims at visiting these vacuums and filling them.  Two of the most widely read newspapers were selected for this study. In the study, it was found out that most of the columnists use sports registers and words peculiar in their field. It also realised that they use reader friendly features like pictures...

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A SYSTEMIC ANALYSIS OF EDITORIALS IN SELECTED NIGERIAN NESWPAPERS

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the language used in the editorials which serve as the founder for decoding the different functions in which editorials are put to use. It focuses on editorial selected from the Guardian newspaper from the month of October to November 2010. The selected tools in systemic grammar employed for the analysis are the Mood system, the Theme system and the Transitivity system.Editorials, therefore, becomes a bridge between the people and the government. It shows that ...

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A Term Paper Work On Oko Community In Anambra State

TABLE OF CONTENTSDedication AcknowledgmentChapter One Organigram of my community (OKO)Chapter twoHierarchy of power in Oko Autonomous Community Chapter three Brief history of my community Chapter fourAssessment of festivals and dramas as the medium of rural development BRIEF HISTORY OF MY COMMUNITY OKO.The name of my community is Oko in Orumba North Local Government Area, Anambra State. Oko has five villages namely:-Ezioko village OkoEziabo village OkoOkeani vill...


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