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This research work presents a focus on the nature and nuances of identity, through the lens of psychoanalysis and queer criticism respectively for the two novels under study. ABSTRACT Axiomatically, identity is the defining pivot of our lives; therefore, it is an exigency. The struggle for identity and self-realisation forms the overriding premise... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0391
  • Pages:81
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Queer studies in Nigerian literature seem to still be stuck in the situation Chris Dunton described in 1989 claiming that homosexuality has been denied history by African writers. There has been a proliferation of works handling characters that are homosexual since the turn of the 21st Century, and not in the usual stereotypical and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0390
  • Pages:44
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Queer studies in Nigerian literature seem to still be stuck in the situation Chris Dunton described in 1989 claiming that homosexuality has been denied history by African writers. There has been a proliferation of works handling characters that are homosexual since the turn of the 21st Century, and not in the usual stereotypical and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0389
  • Pages:44
  • Reference:YES
Abstract There is a symbiotic relationship between language, culture and literature as each reinforces, projects and distills the other. The need for the projection of African culture had informed the development of modern African literature which serves to enlighten, educate and showcase African worldview, practices and problems. Against the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0388
  • Pages:15
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Jenifa’s Diary is a film screened as a television program and has been produced to entertain and educate the Nigerian youths most especially. The main character, Jenifa, is known for her hilarious and rib breaking grammatical blunders. However, more importantly, the series draw attention to prevalent social ills with the hope that such... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0387
  • Pages:75
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study is to critically examine the socio-political equation of lecturer-students’ relationship in a classroom situation. The main objective of this study is to investigate lecturer-students’ relationship in a classroom situation focusing on the social equation and political equation evident in the relationship and also to... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0386
  • Pages:52
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Women are often the victims of domestic violence which male writers, in their thematic preoccupation with socio-political issues of the moment, often down play. This is the issue examine in this paper from the standpoint of Neshani Andreas’ The Purple Violet of Oshaantu and Chimamanda Adichie’s The Purple Violet of Oshaantu and It... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0385
  • Pages:89
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study examines the effects of mother tongue on students in their efforts to acquire English as their second language. My scope of study was limited to Ado Ekiti in Ekiti state. For the purpose of the study, the following hypotheses were postulated; There will be no significant difference in the vocabulary and grammatical patterns of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0384
  • Pages:63
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT African writers have shown that literature can do more than just narration. They use several elements of narration that indicate their cultural background, ideological inclination, and peculiar experiences. More often than not, intertextual tropes are downplayed or lightly considered as mere literary elements rather than the driving... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0383
  • Pages:63
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Women are often the victims of dual personality which various writers, in their works often down play. Dual personality is when someone has two contrasting personality in them. This is the issue examined in this study from the standpoint of Yejide Kilanko’s Daughters Who Walk This Path and Yvonne Vera’s Opening Spaces which opines... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0382
  • Pages:55
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research examined itself with the contributions of two literary artists to the lives and experiences of people in the Nigerian society, especially on the concept of utopianism and the various factors hampering its fulfillment in the dystopian Nigerian society. This is because the literary artists is seen as a committed person who... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0381
  • Pages:84
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The Black Boy by Richard Wright is an African American novel. It is often written by an African American Writer .This story entails the sufferings that a black American boy encountered from the White. It is often a pathetic story with pathetic treatments. These treatments are often conveyed in form of expressions. And they are examined in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0380
  • Pages:92
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research x-rays the existence of the supernatural and its role in reality which has become a pre-dominant factor that has gained prominence and importance from time immemorial, and how writers have tried to project this concept in their literary engagements. In an attempt to establish this argument, the researcher explored Amos... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0379
  • Pages:52
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Human trafficking is a global phenomenon, and in most cases, women are core victims of trafficking for sexual purposes. The push and pull factors are what contribute to the growth of trafficking, in which traffickers use the pull factors to lure vulnerable women and girls into this global capitalist flesh trade. This study will be using... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0378
  • Pages:68
  • Reference:YES
This is my B.A. long essay submitted to the department of English, University of Ibadan, Nigeria where I bagged Bachelor of Arts in English.  Abstract The experience of migration, exile, globalisation, identity, and their effects of hybridity, poly valency, Afropolitanism, cultural fusion, cross-ethnicity, transnationality and intermixture have... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0377
  • Pages:53
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This Research Work focused on the tense errors in the English essays of Secondary Schools Students. The research was conducted on essays written by thirty (30) Students of the above school. The analysis of the essays revealed the deficiencies of some of the Students in using English tense. In the use of the present tense, for instance,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0376
  • Pages:39
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This Research Work focused on the tense errors in the English essays of Secondary Schools Students. The research was conducted on essays written by thirty (30) Students of the above school. The analysis of the essays revealed the deficiencies of some of the Students in using English tense. In the use of the present tense, for instance,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0375
  • Pages:39
  • Reference:YES
Abstract The theoretical frame work for this study was provided by the review of literature was also prepared to enable the researcher collect enough data in regards to the study. Information was sought through primary sources such as questionnaires were used in data collection. The findings of the research work were presented in tabular form and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0374
  • Pages:69
  • Reference:YES
Abstract The theoretical frame work for this study was provided by the review of literature was also prepared to enable the researcher collect enough data in regards to the study. Information was sought through primary sources such as questionnaires were used in data collection. The findings of the research work were presented in tabular form and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0373
  • Pages:69
  • Reference:YES
This research work deals with the Contrastive Analysis of the Tense System in standard English and Nigerian Pidgin. Chapter one deals with the background of the study: It contains the usefulness of language in human society and the role of pidgin in multilingual society like Nigeria, statement of problem: is by trying to correct the misconceptions... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0372
  • Pages:65
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0371
  • Pages:42
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0370
  • Pages:42
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The 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,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0369
  • Pages:70
  • Reference:YES
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 recorded, and analysed and it was... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0368
  • Pages:49
  • Reference:YES
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,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0367
  • Pages:73
  • Reference:YES
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 catching, and thought provoking. It is... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0366
  • Pages:49
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Language 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0365
  • Pages:57
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT In 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0364
  • Pages:71
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT It was obviously vital that African should be treated for culture preservation. This research attempted the exposition of Camara Laye’s The African Child and The Radiance of the King with a view to appreciate the African Aesthetics in the novels. Formalism approach is used to critically study the aesthetics in the selected African... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0363
  • Pages:56
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This project work deals with a critical evaluation of Africanism in relation to theme and techniques of Amos Tutuola’s novel – THE PALMWINE DRINKARD. This study tends to examine the important of African culture and promotion of its cultural heritage which was bastardized by the colonial masters during colonization. In the course of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0362
  • Pages:42
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENT Title page Certification Dedication Acknowledgement Table of Content 1.0 CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Purpose of Study 1.2 Scope of the Study 1.3 Justification of the Study 1.4 Methodology 2.0 CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 Introduction to Marxism 2.2 Concept of Marxism 2.3 Elements of Marxism 2.4 Review on Olu Obafemi’s... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0361
  • Pages:50
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study is set out to analysis the issues of poverty, class stratification and social injustice in Olu Obafemi’s Wheels and Festus Iyayi’s Violence. The purpose is to enlighten Africans on the need to fight against all forms of social injustice. The Marxist theory is adopted for the analysis of this study. The result is that the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0360
  • Pages:71
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The Concept of Class struggle describes the constant conflict among the existing strata in every society. The purpose of this academic research is to explore the meaning and important of class struggle in the context of the selected texts. The theoretical framework for this research is the Marxist-Leninist theory, which could be simply... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0359
  • Pages:65
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The Concept of Class struggle describes the constant conflict among the existing strata in every society. The purpose of this academic research is to explore the meaning and important of class struggle in the context of the selected texts. The theoretical framework for this research is the Marxist-Leninist theory, which could be simply... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0358
  • Pages:65
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Language plays an important role in the society and this leads to the study of code mixing in relation to sociolinguistics and how code mixed utterances have been triggered as a result of language gap, stylistic motivations, domains, societal factors, message intrinsic factors, physical settings and situational factors. This work examined... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0357
  • Pages:47
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study undertakes a comparative analysis of the works of two Nigerian female novelists: Buchi Emecheta and Flora Nwapa, it looks at the contemporary African society which is dominated by men. Little or no recognition is given to women thus they have been oppressed, depressed, subjected and neglected. In this regards African female... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0356
  • Pages:59
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Conflict is a disagreement or clash between people, ideas; or in the case of our study, cultures. Therefore, culture becomes a unique and sentimental phenomenon that is not only cherished but also protected dearly by an individual as well. Thus, a literature has become the means through which cultural sentiments are projected and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0355
  • Pages:60
  • Reference:YES
The dominant literature in Africa had been oral literature, oral literature has been existing since a long time. There was a long delay in the emergence of written literature because of the wide-spread illiteracy in Africa. The blacks have suffered injustice from the white race right from the time of slavery, this we got to know thru history. It... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0354
  • Pages:42
  • Reference:YES
The dominant literature in Africa had been oral literature, oral literature has been existing since a long time. There was a long delay in the emergence of written literature because of the wide-spread illiteracy in Africa. The blacks have suffered injustice from the white race right from the time of slavery, this we got to know thru history. It... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0353
  • Pages:42
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research carries out a sociolinguistic phenomenon of code switching in Urhobo language. Its aim is to explore and analyze Urhobo language from a sociolinguistic perspective in the context of English as a second language in Nigeria. This will go a long way to offer a sociolinguistic insight to the contributions of Urhobo language,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0352
  • Pages:72
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0351
  • Pages:58
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT As a form of mass communication closely linked with the world of commerce and marketing, advertising is a powerful tool for the flow of information from the seller to the buyer. It influences and persuades people to act or believe. Sales promotion is a temporary element of the marketing process that is used to raise sales by causing... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0350
  • Pages:78
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study examines issues that border on the marriage institution and gender complementarity in the African/Nigerian society. The genders, more especially the female gender have all of a sudden become uncomfortable with their natural roles in matrimony as they now prefer the roles of their male counterpart. This has resulted to domestic... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0349
  • Pages:112
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT  One wonders what the importance of comparing the acts of heroism in Beowulf and Sundiata is, since these two epics are products of two distinct and distanced cultures. In the quest to find out the essence of heroism in this context, the researcher was compelled to study both epics, partly for its own merit and also to peer into the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0348
  • Pages:54
  • Reference:YES
The work centred on the approaches or methods used by English teachers in the junior secondary schools in teaching and promoting creative writing skills. The rationale for the study arose from the poor creativity observed among junior secondary school students. Most of them can not even write a composition about themselves. The fault may not... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0347
  • Pages:53
  • Reference:YES
The research examines the discourse of reggae music through the analysis of the selected lyrics of Bob Marley's songs. Reggae is a medium of social commentary from members of the Africa diaspora. It is this medium of expression reggae artistes choose to communicate with other black people all over the world.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0346
  • Pages:94
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This essay tends to explain what Feminism is all about. It tries to bring out the idea of feminism in two female writers work. (Ifeoma Okoye & Buchi Emecheta). The review of various disciplines on feminism has been used by the researcher to emphasis on the female characters who strove to fight for themselves. The right and freedom of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0345
  • Pages:45
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study is set out to analyze the themes and use of imagery of the Romantic period in William Wordsworth’s “The World Is Too Much With Us” and “I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud” and William Blake’s “London” and “The Garden of Love”. The purpose is to enlighten readers on the need for the return of man back to nature as... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0344
  • Pages:53
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT It is a known fact that Discourse Analysis is the analysis of language in use. This work shaowed how discourse analysis and pragmatic elements can be used in decoding facts and foregrounded information in the Holy Bible especially Jesus’ conversation with the Samaritan woman. The discourse elements such as: participants, context,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0343
  • Pages:47
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Language is learned and shred, it is an arbitrary system of vocal symbols through which human beings in the same speech community interact, thereby communicate. Errors in communication can be inhibitions towards effective communication and decoding of messages. This research sets out to carry out an error analysis on some selected Yoruba... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0342
  • Pages:58
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Artists, especially, cartoonists have made vigorous effort to portray the society by familiarizing people with the on-going events in such society. This work aimed at investigating how pragmatic elements could be deployed to properly interpret the ways in which cartoons and their utterances depict and satirize socio-political realities in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0341
  • Pages:71
  • Reference:YES
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, including cultural norms, values, and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0340
  • Pages:74
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study was carried out to assess the food consumption pattern and micronutrient intake of mothers in Ojo Local Government Area in Lagos State. One hundred and eighty respondents were selected randomly. Data was collected using food frequency and anthropometric data such as height, weight and body mass index. Other date collected... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0339
  • Pages:47
  • Reference:YES
Chapter one Introduction Background of study Statement of problem Purpose of study Significant of study Research question... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0338
  • Pages:5
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study examines the proper use and management of instructional materials for English language teaching in some selected secondary schools in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State. An intensive review of related literature was carried out to throw more light in the problem under investigation. Research questions were formulated to... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0337
  • Pages:43
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study examines the proper use and management of instructional materials for English language teaching in some selected secondary schools in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State. An intensive review of related literature was carried out to throw more light in the problem under investigation. Research questions were formulated to... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0336
  • Pages:74
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0335
  • Pages:83
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This long essay proposes an analytic and a cross-analytic review of the language choice of environment in Ayi Kwei Armah’s The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born. The novel tells the story of a character, simply called “the Man” who is surrounded by corruption in a corrupt West African state, and how he (the Man) struggles to keep out... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0334
  • Pages:65
  • Reference:YES
Abstract Syntax is a major unit of language; and that of a text inclusive. Trope, on the other hand, is one of the distinguishing features of literary language, especially that of prose. To study syntax and trope of a prose work, therefore, is to examine its language. This work investigates the style of the language of Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0333
  • Pages:148
  • Reference:YES
INTRODUCTION Communication in the society happens chiefly by means of language. However, the users of language, as social beings, communicate and use language within the context as society; society controls their access to the linguistic and communicative means. Language, being the most important means of communication, interaction and social... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0332
  • Pages:45
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENT Title page i Certification ii Dedication iii Acknowledgment iv Table of contents v CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction to the study 1 1.1 Statement of the problem 3 1.2 Purpose of the study 4 1.3 Scope of the study 5 1.4 Justification of the study 6 1.5 Methodology 7 CHAPTER TWO Literature review 8 CHAPTER THREE Analysis of Alex La... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0331
  • Pages:38
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Religion and morality, considered as two inseparable entities, are central preoccupations in literature. The two are viable tools in exploring the concerns of many writers including John Updike and Salman Rushdie. The research examines religion and morality in two short stories – John Updike’s ‘A&P’ and Salman Rushdie’s... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0330
  • Pages:67
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study is based on Satire in contemporary Nigeria Poetry, using The Eaters of the Living by Okpanachi and A Carnival of Looters by Tayo Olafioye. The poets adopt satire as their style so as to improve the society by criticizing and ridiculing anyone engaged in bad or evil acts. This study explored the works of the poets; Okpanachi and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0329
  • Pages:51
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study proposes to bring out the social relevance of Niyi Osundare’s The Eye of the Earth. African Oral aesthetics or the Social relevance are the verbal parts of African Oral Literature, Osundare uses this extensively in most of his work and this study aims at looking at that. Systematic sampling will be used for the selection of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0328
  • Pages:66
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Literary scholars believed that literature serves as one of the viable tools for transforming and liberating the society from it ills. This study however attempted to investigate the socio-political motifs in Niyi Osundare’s the Eye of the Earth and Village voices. The researcher applied the Marxist theory in order to have a clearer and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0327
  • Pages:57
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Words form the basis for a Linguistic analysis at any level of language study. The aim of this essay was to identify the various Lexical and Syntactic elements that make up personal text messages among the students of the University of Ilorin. Lexical features, Lexical relations, Word-formation processes and Word Sequences were employed... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0326
  • Pages:69
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study has set out to find the influence of Yoruba Language on the sound system of spoken English Language among the indigenous Ilorin Yoruba undergraduate students. It was to find out the features that distinguish Ilorin Yoruba accent from the Received Pronunciation. The Recorded speech of fifty selected undergraduate students from... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0325
  • Pages:84
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This project explores the Amos Tutuola’s Palm – Wine Drinkard in terms of it’s use of mythological icons. In particular, the project seeks to explore the novel as an important artifact and a literary product of social existence. It examines how “authencity” is signified in The Palm – Wine Drinkard as it is written by a native... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0324
  • Pages:93
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This long essay is a thematic exploration of Buchi Emechata’s The Joys of Motherhood and Second Class Citizen both of which focus on Feminism as a worldwide social theory, ideology and political movement directed at changing the existing power relations between man and woman. The works identified sociolinguistic factors such as age,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0322
  • Pages:61
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study is set out to analyze the themes and use of imagery of the Romantic period in William Wordsworth’s “The World Is Too Much With Us” and “I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud” and William Blake’s “London” and “The Garden of Love”. The purpose is to enlighten readers on the need for the return of man back to nature as... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0321
  • Pages:53
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT African novelists draw their raw materials from different sources, some draw their raw materials from the folktales being told at night, some writes about the village life before the Colonial masters while some transfer the beauty in African tradition into their works. Laye’s The African Child and Achebe’s Things fall Apart are... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0320
  • Pages:55
  • Reference:YES
INTRODUCTION Though a lot of people have written Utopianism and characterization, but this research work is to assess Utopianism in Aminata Sowfall’s The Beggars Strike and Sembene Ousmane’s Xala through the use of characterization. Hegel’s in the phenomenology of spirit maintains that as a warning against all forms of Utopianism, similar... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0319
  • Pages:32
  • Reference:YES
Realism in Nuruddin Farah's Crossbones is the realistic analysis of the effect of war in  Somalia. It mainly explores the realistic nature of war. Realism in Literature is the accurate representation of reality.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0318
  • Pages:48
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The research investigates the contribution of African Independent Television (AIT) in promoting youth popular culture. To this end the objectives of the study were to assess the role of AIT in repackaging Africa’s rich cultural Heritage to attract youths, determine the contribution of AIT in enhancing Nigeria values among youths,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0317
  • Pages:60
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0316
  • Pages:65
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Stylistics 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0315
  • Pages:58
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0314
  • Pages:68
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Since Nigeria’s political independence in 1960, ensuring administrations have virtually towed the path of devastation. How have Tanure Ojaide and Helon Habila been able to portray the aesthetics of resistance in The Activist and Waiting for an Angel respectively using the New Historicism theory. The authors through various characters... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0313
  • Pages:51
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This project work deals with a critical analysis of characters and their journey using the novels of Amos Tutuola’s The Palm- wine Drinkard and Gabriel A. Ajadi’s The Forest of God annotated translation of D. O. Fagunwa’s Igbo Olodumare. This study tends to explore man and his adventurous life as a result of his quest. Sociological... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0312
  • Pages:69
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research work examined the persuasive strategies of President Obama's public speaking as enshrined in his inaugural address. The analysis is grounded on Norman Fairclough's assumptions in Critical Discourse Analysis, claiming that ideologies reside in texts that it is not possible to remove or ignore ideologies from texts... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0311
  • Pages:55
  • Reference:YES
INTRODUCTION This chapter will look into the background and the general introduction of feminism using Buchi Emecheta and Zaynab Akali’s ‘The Joys of Motherhood and ‘The Stillborn’ respectively. Also, it shall discuss purpose and scope of the study and finally the biography of the two authors. 1.1Background of the study Feminist ideology... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0310
  • Pages:43
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study has examined the extent of the marginalization of the African woman in a sexist society which relegates womanhood to gender roles. It has discovered, for instance that the persistent inequality between men and women in the Nigeria society which Alkali works portray, has contributed to the general disempowerment of women. Alkali... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0309
  • Pages:53
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT There are different perspectives to gender issues, but this work has limited its review to the womanist perspective in Aidoo’s CHANGES and Okoye’s BEHIND THE CLOUDS. In establishing the perspective, a study of both writers looking critically into their literary and their ideology on womanism is carried out. The writers standpoint on... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0308
  • Pages:65
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Genderism, an apt neologism for gender equilibrium in literary discourse and creativity is a sequel to feminism following the emergence of gender studies in the last quarter of the twentieth century. Since 1975 – declared by the United Nations as the international women’s year, there has been an uprising in the global ferment of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0307
  • Pages:64
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Academic exploration into gender issues in literature and culture has taken a new dimension. The trends in writings and discourses have been to observe the female sex at domestic background. The roles played by the women as mothers, sisters, custodian, home managers, family maintainers are enumerated through character portrayal in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0306
  • Pages:61
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Patriarchy and matriarchy as negative themes in Efuru and Anowa as practical examples of gender issues in our society as become factors in the social, economic, political, and religious development of the society. This research work examines the negativity of patriarchy and matriarchy in Nwapa’s Efuru and Ata Ama Aidoo’s Anowa in the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0305
  • Pages:45
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The spread of colonial empire was introduced in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries by the American Revolutionary war and the Latin American wars of independence. Colonialism is “the policy of acquiring and maintaining colonies, especially for exploitation”. Colonialism therefore will be examined in Alex La Guma’s... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0304
  • Pages:64
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Post-colonialism and Literary aesthetics are integral aspect of literature which has contributed immensely to the development of African’s culture by combating the residual effect of colonialism on African’s culture and in turn reviving it. This work examines magical realism as a concept under post-colonial theory as portrayed in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0303
  • Pages:52
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT It is known fact that racism and oppression are one of the major issues in Black American literature. This study will attempt to make readers realize these themes in Richard Wright’s Black Boy by analyzing the concept of racial segregation of Black in America. We will examine the historical perspective of Black writing narrative and the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0302
  • Pages:54
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Effective language use is a basis for communication. Language is a system of symbols which includes words and words make up sentences that in turn form a discourse. Each word and sentence exhibit different form, nature, element and meaning. Thus, lexico – semantic level of language analysis deals with the study of word and meaning. This... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0301
  • Pages:118
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Language is an integral part of our socio-cultural heritage that serves as the primary medium of communication for mankind. Pragmatics evolved to drill out meanings and to give interpretations to utterances beyond what is literarily said. This research work was carried out in order to give light to political interviews and to bring out... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0300
  • Pages:53
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page i Certification ii Dedication iii Acknowledgements iv Table of Contents vi Abstract ix CHAPTER ONE General Introduction 1.0 Introduction 1 1.1 Purpose of the Study 2 1.2 Scope of the Study 2 1.3 Justification 3 1.4 Methodology 3 CHAPTER TWO Literature Review 2.0 Introduction 4 2.1 Conceptualization of Discourse 4 2.2... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0299
  • Pages:5
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page          i Certification          ii Dedication           iii Acknowledgments         iv  Table of Contents        v Abstract            ix CHAPTER ONE:  1.0 Introduction         1 1.1 Background to the study      1 1.2 Purpose of the study        3 1.3 Justification for the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0298
  • Pages:44
  • Chapters:4
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT African 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0297
  • Pages:61
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This work focuses on the Lexico-semantic variation of the Nigerian English using Olu Obafemi’s text Naira Has No Gender. The aim of this work is to highlight meaning change according to context and environment. Element of Lexico-semantic variation in Nigerian English which are Transfer, Analogy, Acronyms, Semantic Shift and Extension... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0296
  • Pages:56
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0295
  • Pages:40
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0294
  • Pages:52
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Given the fact that communication is chiefly achieved through language, it is therefore important to study and account for how speakers encode their utterances and how meanings are decoded from the utterances during communication. This has made us to attempt a pragmatic analysis of President Goodluck Jonathan’s inaugural speech,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0293
  • Pages:59
  • Reference:YES
A BSTRACT This Research Work focused on the Study into the Effects of Grammatical Errors in Secondary School Students’ English Essays. The research was conducted on essays written by thirty (30) Students of the Secondary Schools in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC). The analysis of the essays revealed the deficiencies of some of the Students... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0292
  • Pages:36
  • Reference:YES
Abstract Stylistics over the years has proven to be a field capable of accounting for the structural and functional intricacies of language and its style of use. This is owing to the fact that it is a field that allows for the empirical and thorough analysis of texts (both literary and non-literary), through its vast and apt analytical tools. In... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0291
  • Pages:133
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The uniqueness of Africa is not because of its geographical location, but because of its diverse rich cultural heritage which surround the entire spectrum of human learning, reasoning and communication. This research work is centered on the effects of folktales as a satirical weapon for curbing social ills and inculcation of moral values:... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0290
  • Pages:79
  • Reference:YES
This work examine the themes and style employs by Okey Ndibe in Foreign Gods Inc. which captures or demonstrates the contemporary decadence in Nigeria and Nigerians in diaspora as well as Africa as a whole. However, this work basically uses qualitative methodology of textual analysis of the novel, Foreign Gods Inc. It adopts the formalistic... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0289
  • Pages:61
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENTS TITLE PAGE---------------------------------------------------------------------------------i DECLARATION----------------------------------------------------------------------------ii  DEDICATION------------------------------------------------------------------------------iii... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0288
  • Pages:141
  • Reference:YES
This is a research on Toyin Abiodun's drama texts 'The Marriage of Arike' and 'The Trials of Afonja' describing it as books on history and African culture using the theory 'New Historicism'. ABSTRACT Many writers resort borrowing and incorporating elements of culture in their works other to preserve from extinction. The writers in this time are... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0287
  • Pages:76
  • Reference:YES
Folktales and folklore which are traditional art, literature, knowledge and practice disseminated largely through oral communication and behavioral examples were initially collected and documented by some writers for culture preservation only because they felt that these elements of folklore are going into extinction and need to be frozen in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0286
  • Pages:61
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Reports on Fulani herdsmen activities have occupied the news media. This reports most often foregrounds power of the herdsmen and backgrounds the fear of the people. Language has a strong influence over people especially in the dissimilation of information. The language of reporting terrorism usually has a complex structure. The reporters... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0285
  • Pages:59
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The roles that women are assigned are protected and enforced by the men because it gives them power and control over the women. Child bearing gives a woman an identity according to the cultural set up. This work focuses on the female protagonists in order to highlights the reaction from the society on individuals who refuse to operate... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0284
  • Pages:72
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research explores critically the context of dramatic performance in Olojo Festival, a traditional celebration in favour of Ogun in File Ice. In the course of discussing the dramatic elements and performances embedded in it, the props and costume used also come to the fore. It further questions the role of Ogun as an hero before his... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0283
  • Pages:115
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT More often than not, sexuality and appurtenant topics are publicly downplayed or avoided in the Nigerian society. The present study was hinged on the assumption that alternative sexualities, specifically homosexuality, are portrayed through the postmodernist prism of the ‘ Other’ . This study examined how language is used to express... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0282
  • Pages:93
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Advertising is a distinct form of communication and the language used for communicating adverts is distinctive and alluring. Advertising as a form of communication requires a lot of imagination, creativity and logical thinking for it to be effective and successful. The aim of this study is to analyse how GSM network providers employ... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0281
  • Pages:87
  • Reference:YES
INTRODUCTION This study is premised on the language of literature in general and language of poetry specifically. It derives from and is predicated on the seemingly developing trend of disillusionment in post-independence African literature. The researcher chooses poetry because “the commonly accepted notion [is] that poetry represents a vehicle... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0280
  • Pages:59
  • Reference:YES
Abstract Words perform actions. Language and in fact words have different functions and according to the speech act theory of J.L Austin, utterances both written and spoken have a particular effect it should have on the listener. Many researchers have written on political campaign speeches and a universal trend in them - propaganda in Nigeria. The... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0279
  • Pages:63
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Modern African drama is a relatively new idea that emerged as a result of colonialism within the past century. One of the prominent features of this new type of drama is hybridization which was a fusion of Western cultures and African elements. This research work, therefore, discusses the concept of hybridization in Modern African Drama,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0278
  • Pages:69
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The research work reviews the historical encounter between the whites and Africans and argues that the challenges or problems evident in the black society at present are as a result of the white man‟s racism, exploitation and imperialism. It also looks into the social values and system of meaning that promotes male dominance and demeans... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0277
  • Pages:51
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study is a stylistic analysis of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‟s novel Half Of A Yellow Sun, which comprises four parts with a total number of 37 chapters and 433 pages. The aim of this study is to identify the predominant stylistic devices used by the author in the novel and the effects achieved by using them. To achieve this aim, the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0276
  • Pages:55
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Life is a battle for struggle and survival. Struggle and survival are as old as man. Every second, man is on the move, thinking of what to do and how to do it in order to survive. This project, therefore, examines the ways the two novelists presented their characters in their attempts to depict the various methods people adopt in their... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0275
  • Pages:42
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This project work is on political corruption and symbolism. This project work brings out the corrupt practices by politicians and military rulers. To also brings out the symbols used in the novels. Chapter one is an introduction on political corruption in Nigeria and the way the military took over and ruled Nigeria. Chapter two is on the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0274
  • Pages:44
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This project is on Corruption and Victimization in Isidore Okpewho’s Tides and Anthony Ndubuisi Abagha’s Children of Oloibiri. It is a study of the endemic corruption and Victimization that hold the Niger Delta captive and by extension the entire nation in spite of available monumental wealth and qualified manpower. TABLE OF CONTENTS... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0273
  • Pages:49
  • Reference:YES
Abstract In ethics, value denotes something degree of importance, with the aim of determining what action or life is best to do or live, or at least attempt to describe the value of different actions. It may be described as treating actions themselves as abstract objects, putting value to them. It deals with right conduct and good life, in the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0272
  • Pages:42
  • Reference:YES
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;... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0271
  • Pages:51
  • Reference:YES
This work only contains Chapter 3, 4 and 5. CHAPTER 3 APPROACHES TO STYLISTIC ANALYSIS THE CAMPAIGN SPEECH OF GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI CHAPTER FOUR DATA ANALYSIS CHAPTER FIVE SUMMARY OF FINDING AND CONCLUSION... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0270
  • Pages:48
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research topic – Marxism in Festus Iyayi’s Violence and Ngugi wa  Thiongo’s Devil on the Cross – explores the representation of Marxism in African  fictions. Almost all African nations have slipped the noose of colonialism; this has  influenced African leaders who continually perpetrate the principles and system of  self... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0269
  • Pages:71
  • Reference:YES
This research project was aime d at investiga ting the utilization of computer software in the teaching and learning of English language in selected secondary schools in Ibadan. It is an empiri cal research that is complemented with s eries of literature consultation, data collection and analysis including recommendations on how computer software... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0268
  • Pages:73
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Analysis on a discourse level has been used in the analysis of texts, but this study attempts to carry out a Critical Discourse Analysis of Ola Rotimi’s Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again. The Norman Fairclough theory has been applied in this approach, paying more attention on the socio cultural and political issues in the text. The text,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0267
  • Pages:47
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Over the years, the major challenge facing the female folk is discrimination and unfair treatment in the society. This work discusses cultural practices that discriminate against women. This research work is a critical analysis of two African novels: Buchi Emecheta’s The Joy of motherhood, and Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus. For... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0266
  • Pages:76
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Due to the fact that English language is the official language of Nigeria, and Nigerian is a multilingual country, English language continues to grow popular every day. The Nigerian R&B with its high level of spread lately has contributed a great deal in influencing English usage. This research work has aimed to enlighten people on... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0265
  • Pages:55
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This work looks into the themes and central ideas of emergent tradition and the African poetry. It aims at examining the message of Ojaide’s as on emergent writer and his opinion about political themes and cultural themes in relation to literary tradition in African poetry. Used in this research work is the writer’s realist ideas,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0264
  • Pages:38
  • Reference:YES
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 with fiction in literary works. They do not always... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0263
  • Pages:92
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0262
  • Pages:51
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0261
  • Pages:82
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENT Title page 1 Certification 2 Dedication 3 Acknowledgment 4 Table of content 6 CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of Study 8 1.2 Purpose of Study 12 1.3 Justification of Study 12 1.4 Scope of Study 13 1.5 Research Methodology 13 1.6 Structure of the thesis 13 1.7 Work cited 14 CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 Review of the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0260
  • Pages:50
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT As 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0259
  • Pages:60
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0258
  • Pages:47
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0257
  • Pages:59
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0256
  • Pages:47
  • Chapters:4
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0255
  • Pages:63
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0254
  • Pages:110
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study dealt with the Factors Impeding the Effective Learning of Mechanical Accuracy among Secondary Schools in Onitsha North of Anambra State. Four research questions guided the study.   The literature review was done in four sub-headings: Conceptual framework; theoretical framework; review of empirical studies and summary of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0253
  • Pages:60
  • Reference:YES
Abstract The study dealt with the teaching and learning of the theme of corruption in Achebe’s A Man of the People in secondary schools in Anambra East L.G.A. of Anambra State. Four research questions guided the study. The literature review was done in four sub-headings: Conceptual framework; theoretical framework; review of empirical studies... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0252
  • Pages:40
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRAC T This   study   investigated   the   factors   associated with mass failure of   students’   in   English   language   in   Senior Secondary   Schools using four schools in Ijebu-North Local Government, Ogun-State, Nigeria. The study employed qualitative and quantitative approaches. Data was collected using classroom... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0251
  • Pages:56
  • Reference:YES
Abstract It is observed that quite a number of adults are unable to learn a second language apart from their mother tongue. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to investigate the reasons behind the poor or no acquisition of Second Language in adults. We have, therefore, collected our data through questionnaire and employed descriptive... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0250
  • Pages:75
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Slangy expressions and catchy phrases are deliberately used in hip-hop songs in order to reduce the degree of vulgarity in the content of the song so as not to disrupt society moral norms, and to increase the rate of acceptability of such song amidst listeners, to avoid direct stating of the name of the referent (s) in a satirical song... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0249
  • Pages:70
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0248
  • Pages:62
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Facts have been established by researchers and they justify that the English used in Nigeria is a variation of the British English (BE) and not a deviation from the norms of BE. This is an attempt to investigate the extent to which Nigerian columnists use the lexico-semantic features of Nigerian English for their reportings. This work has... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0247
  • Pages:54
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0246
  • Pages:44
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0245
  • Pages:42
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study is set out to analysis the issues of poverty, class stratification and social injustice in Olu Obafemi’s Wheels and Festus Iyayi’s Violence. The purpose is to enlighten Africans on the need to fight against all forms of social injustice. The Marxist theory is adopted for the analysis of this study. The result is that the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0244
  • Pages:74
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The Concept of Class struggle describes the constant conflict among the existing strata in every society. The purpose of this academic research is to explore the meaning and important of class struggle in the context of the selected texts. The theoretical framework for this research is the Marxist-Leninist theory, which could be simply... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0243
  • Pages:67
  • Reference:YES
A guide to Pragmaticswith sample... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0242
  • Pages:10
  • Reference:YES
A DECONSTRUCTION OF CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE’S HALF OF A YELLOW SUN AND CHINUA ACHEBE’S THERE WAS A COUNTRY AS NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR NOVELS BY OYELEKE SUNDAY MICHAEL U14EL1063 A PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND LITERARY STUDIES, FACULTY OF ARTS, AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY ZARIA IN FULFILMENT OF ONE OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0241
  • Pages:47
  • Reference:YES
This work aims at the analysis of innovation in new Englishes; using Nigerian English as its focus.Nigerian English according to scholars has its distinctive features,these features are the main focus of this work. ... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0240
  • Pages:44
  • Reference:YES
INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Being a bilingual and multilingual society, several languages are being used to communicate in different communities in Nigeria. In fact, according to Wikipedia’s official data, there are more than 520 languages. By the way, nine of them are extinct. The English language is considered as the language of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0239
  • Pages:38
  • Reference:YES
Abstract This work is a linguistic study of Nigerian musical artistes, especially of the Hip Hop genre. The study shows that the artistes skillfully use language alternation strategies to enhance the aesthetic and rhetorical qualities of their music. It is revealed in the study that the language alternation patterns involve major Nigerian... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0238
  • Pages:73
  • Reference:YES
Abstract This work is a linguistic study of Nigerian musical artistes, especially of the Hip Hop genre. The study shows that the artistes skillfully use language alternation strategies to enhance the aesthetic and rhetorical qualities of their music. It is revealed in the study that the language alternation patterns involve major Nigerian... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0237
  • Pages:73
  • Reference:YES
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 structures for the NP... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0236
  • Pages:31
  • Reference:YES
Abstract This work is a linguistic study of Nigerian musical artistes, especially of the Hip Hop genre. The study shows that the artistes skillfully use language alternation strategies to enhance the aesthetic and rhetorical qualities of their music. It is revealed in the study that the language alternation patterns involve major Nigerian... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0235
  • Pages:73
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Semantics is the study of meaning system of a language and its approaches vary widely. In one view, meaning is the relationship between language and the external world (referential or denotative meaning), between a word and the concept it stands for. In another, it involves the mental state of the speaker, as reflected in a range of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0234
  • Pages:84
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENT CHAPTER 1 Introduction Background to the Study Statement of Research Problem Purpose of the Study Significance of the Study Scope and Limitations Research Methodology CHAPTER 2 LITERATURE REVIEW Origin of Pidgin The Evolution of Nigerian Pidgin Status of Nigerian Pidgin Attitudes Towards Nigerian Pidgin The Language Composition of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0233
  • Pages:55
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Facts have been established by researchers and they justify that the English used in Nigeria is a variation of the British English (BE) and not a deviation from the norms of BE. This is an attempt to investigate the extent to which Nigerian columnists use the lexico-semantic features of Nigerian English for their reportings. This work has... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0232
  • Pages:51
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This project work deals with a critical evaluation of Africanism in relation to theme and techniques of Amos Tutuola’s novel – THE PALMWINE DRINKARD. This study tends to examine the important of African culture and promotion of its cultural heritage which was bastardized by the colonial masters during colonization. In the course of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0231
  • Pages:45
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page Certification Dedication Acknowledgement Abstract Table of Contents CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 General Background 1.2 Historical Background of Koenoem People 1.3 Geographical Location of Koenoem People 1.4 Socio-Cultural Profile of Koenoem People 1.5 Genetic Classification of Koenoem Language 1.6 Statement and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0230
  • Pages:87
  • Reference:YES
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The main purpose of this research is to closely and critical examine the use of imagery in Etsako proverbs. The use of imagery in Etsako proverbs is highly functional and therefore highly optionized in the imagery. Etsako proverbs are made solid and concrete through the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0229
  • Pages:76
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:descriptive
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction . . . . . . . 1.1 Femi Osofisan’s biography . . . . . 1.2 Alex Roy-Omoni’s biography . . . . 1.3 Literature review . . . . . . 1.4 Thesis statement . . . . . . 1.5 Aim of study . . . .... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0228
  • Pages:74
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:descriptive
  • Reference:YES
“OUR CHILDREN ARE COMING “ BY CHUKWUEMEKA IKE’S CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION This chapter is an introduction to the entire essay. It examines the life and work of the author, Chukwuemeka Ike, scope of study, justification of study and literature review in the novel. 1.1 LIFE AND WORKS OF CHUKWUEMEKA IKE Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike was born on 28... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0227
  • Pages:42
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Purpose of study The aim of this essay is to x-ray the socio-political and economic realities in Nigeria, which are corruptions as well as criminal activities prevalent in the society as depicted in Ziky’s... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0226
  • Pages:45
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
THE CHARACTERISTICS AND STYLE OF THE SEARCH BY CHUKUEMEKA IKE’S CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0 INTRODUCTION This chapter is a general introduction to the entire essay. It will focus attention on Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike and his works, purpose of study and scope of study. Attention will also be given to review of critical writings on The Search. 1.1... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0225
  • Pages:43
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENT CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction 1.1 Life of Adolf Hitler 1.2 Life of Odumegwu Ojukwu 1.3 Purpose of Study 1.4 Scope of Study 1.5 Methodology 1.6 Theoretical Background 1.7 Literature Review 1.8 Thesis Statement CHAPTER TWO: SYNTACTIC ANALYSES OF SELECTED WAR SPEECHES (HITLER AND OJUKWU) 2.1... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0224
  • Pages:42
  • Chapters:4
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction - - - 1.1 Purpose of Study- - 1.2 Scope of Study- - 1.3 Methodology- - - - - 1.4 Theoretical Background - 1.5 Review of Related Scholarship and Justification of Study 1.6 Thesis Statement - - CHAPTER TWO SOCIO-POLITICAL... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0223
  • Pages:74
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The ecphonesis Chinwetalu Agu employs in movies are not just mere phrases, clichés, slangs or mere hilarious comments but are of immense relevance to the realization of the theme of the movies where he employs them. This research discusses... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0222
  • Pages:62
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENT CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY RESEARCH QUESTIONS HYPOTHESIS OF THE STUDY SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY SCOPE OF THE STUDY LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY DEFINITION OF TERMS CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW MEANING OF STYLISTICS AND STYLE   REVIEW OF SOME WORKS ON STYLISTIC... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0221
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
International Journal of Language and Linguistics ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) Vol. 1, No. 2; December 2014 9 Graphological Foregrounding in Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus Ebi Yeibo Niger Delta University Faculty of Arts Department of English and Literary Studies Wilberforce Island Bayelsa State Comfort Akerele Stanbic IBTC... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0220
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE I ntroduction 1.1            Background to the study Varied researches on the use of language has made language users understand the fact that there is more to meaning making than grammaticality of a sentence. Semantics is made an anchorage of the branch of linguistics that studies meaning making in communications. Further... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0219
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction Feminism has continued  to dominate  the temporary literary discourse as african societies are becoming increasingly of the urgent necessity t o liberate and fully exploits the potential of women to enhance peaceful co-exisence  and socoi-economic development .as an introductory chapter  the focus here is to... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0218
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
   CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION  Values In ethics, value denotes something degree of importance, with the aim of determining what action or life is best to do or live, or at least attempt to describe the value of different actions. It may be described as treating actions themselves as abstract objects, putting value to them. It deals with right... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0217
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This project work is on political corruption and symbolism. This project work brings out the corrupt practices by politicians and military rulers. To also brings out the symbols used in the novels. Chapter one is an introduction on political corruption in Nigeria and the way the military took over and ruled Nigeria. Chapter two is on the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0216
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This paper duels on women’s lamentation over male subjugation. Women's lamentation over male subjugation has in recent years filtered into a determination to abnegate sexism. With this stand, their former conciliatory position becomes superseded by a current of revolt against man and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0215
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT There is a great impact of students performance when they are being guided and counseled hence this study set to investigate the impact of Guidance and Counselling on the student’s academic performance.Due to the huge challenges students face and some challenges which guidance and counseling helped in solving, the researcher sets... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0214
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The researcher, in the work, “The Concept of Neo-Colonialism in Joy Chinwokwu  Clouds at Sunrise  and  After Midnight , tries to show neo-colonialism as a practice in Nigeria right from her independence to the present day: the negative effect of the neo-colonialist powers in all sectors  of economy in the country and also, in the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0213
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0212
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Study of the comic elements in Wole Soyinka's 'The Trials of Brother Jero andThe Lion and the Jewel. The literature is said to be interpretation of life itself and it's in three segment, which are prose, Drama and Poetry. Drama which is the most relevant on this study. Drama has been... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0211
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Literary style, the meeting point between literary criticism and linguistic analysis, is the focus of this project. The study demonstrates the viability of collaboration between principles of the two approaches. Focusing on two novels of the world-acclaimed African novelist, Chinua Achebe, the project suggests that even when a writer\'s... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0210
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:4
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
Abstract As a result of the bilingual nature of African nations due to the historical accident of colonialism, the problem of which language (ie. Indigenous or colonial language) to adopt for literary expression, has lingered on. This has precipitated the use of various devices by African writers to contextualize aspects of indigenous meaning in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0209
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
1. Introduction There is no doubt that J.P. Clark-Bekederemo is one of the leading lights of Nigeria’s first generation of writers. This thesis springs from his historicity, the quantity and quality of his literary procreations and the prodigious critical attention and acclaim these works have attracted across the globe. However, unlike other... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0208
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY This project is an attempt to study some of the semantic redundancies found in students' speech. This is with a view to identify some long observed peculiarities in the use of redundancy in the students' use of English. In the context of language studies,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0207
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The twentieth century American literary scene is characterized by the emergence of black writers who are concerned with creating what is called 'Black Consciousness'.  This concept became a form of literary expression associated with the Afro-American movement whose concern was for the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0206
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This work is titled 'study of some syntactic problems of English usage among university undergraduates in Lagos State University (LASU)' was set up to investigate the drift from Standard English among University undergraduates using Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo, Lagos State, as a case... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0205
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Most of the theories on the origins of language have all shown that language arose of man's desire to adapt to his environment. For instance, the cooperation and contact theories show that language (speech) came into being out of the human instinct for survival and contact. One of the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0204
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
IMPACT OF MOTHER TONGUE ON STUDENTS PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE Abstract This study has thrown an insight into the impact of mother tongue in the speaking skills of English language. The impact: of \'mother tongue\' was noticed in the section of grammar and sentence structure and this affected their dialect and their grammar and sentences... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0203
  • Pages:66
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Simple Percentage
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This paper duels on women lamentations over male subjugation. Women's lamentation over male subjugation has in years filtered into a determination to abnegate sexism. With this stance, their former conciliatory position becomes superseded by a current of revolt against men and tradition as... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0202
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT While Nigerian scholars have examined code-switching in conversation and in literary language (Akere, 1980; Amuda, 1986, 1994; Goke-Pariola, 1983; O'Mole, 1987; Lamidi, 2004; Ayeomoni, 2006) this study presents a critical examination of code-switching in contemporary Nigerian hip-hop... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0201
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study examined the Semantic Analysis of T-Shirt Inscriptions under the following perspectives: education, politics, advertisement and religion. It reviewed some scholar's works on the concepts of Semantics, Graphology and Inscriptions. The method and procedures involved in the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0200
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0 GENERAL INTRODUCTION This Chapter will be presented in six sections: background information, statement of the problem, aim and objective, the significance of the study and the scope of the study. 1.1 Background Information The background to this study is examined from two viewpoints, which include: The History of Pidgin which also... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0199
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract This research examines the dilemma of the girl child in African culture and the fundamental problems confronting her existential being. It explores the unfair treatment the girl-child receives in a male chauvinistic and particular society like Africa and the negative effects of such to her femininity. As a way of redeeming the dignity of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0198
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  ABSTRACT This study examined the effect of Yoruba language on the sound system of spoken English language among the indigenous Mushin Yoruba market women in Lagos. It was to find out the features that distinguish Lagos Yoruba accent from the received pronunciation. The speech of ten selected market women from Mushin Lagos was used. Market women... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0197
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Simple Percentage
  • Reference:YES
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     Background to the Study Literature across ages and continents have functioned as the embodiment and interpreter of a peoples’ culture, a conveyor of a people’s language as well as their philosophy, politics, psychology and national character.  Nwachukwu, (2005) notes that literature whether cast in the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0196
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Christian handbills are one of the leading non-verbal means of communication in the society today especially the church handbills and posters. Technically put, posters are very important forms of visual communication. It presents picture(s) with meanings lying behind it. However, there exist some graphosyntactic errors, lexical, syntactic... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0195
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The paper carefully examines the effect of the Nigerian pidgin english on the academic performance of university students using University of Uyo as a case study. The current status of pidgin english mostly used by students was also analysed. In view of the findings, the use of Pidgin in formal setting should be discouraged since it has... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0194
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
POLITICAL CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA CAUSES AND PREVENTION, USING THE WORK OF SELECTED ACTIVISTS AND WRITERS IN NIGERIA CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION          Nigeria’s political problems sprang from the carefree manner in which the British took over, administered, and abandoned the government and people of Nigeria. British administrators... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0193
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
The work looks into the factors affecting language choice in a multilingual society, from a sociolinguistic point of view.  This study brings to light a number of what affect individuals language choice. This work comprises of four chapters.  The first chapter talks about the introduction, the second chapter is the literature review, the third... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0192
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study was undertaken to ascertain if there is any significant difference in the level of achievement of gender differentials in secondary schools in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State. in other word, to see whether the type of schools and sex, affects performance of students in West Africa School Certificate (WASC) English... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0191
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Simple Percentage
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT   Life is a battle for struggle and survival. Struggle and survival are as old as man. Every second, man is on the move, thinking of what to do and how to do it in order to survive. This project, therefore, examines the ways the two novelists presented their characters in their attempts to depict the various methods people adopt in their... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0190
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT  The English article system is a complex system that is nevertheless indispensable for users of English. The articles perform several important functions and aid greatly in the art of communication. Despite this indisputable importance of the English articles, Nigerian newspapers misuse them to a great degree. It is a fact that... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0189
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Life is a battle for struggle and survival. Struggle and survival are as old as man. Every second, man is on the move, thinking of what to do and how to do it in order to survive. This project, therefore, examines the ways the two novelists presented their characters in their attempts to depict the various methods people adopt in their... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0188
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This studies an investigation into academic indiscipline and failure among secondary school students (English language mathematics, Igbo, Agric, Economics. period 2005-2011 (a case study of Nigeria) the population of the study consists of five subjects in senior secondary school in Nigeria. A total of nine thousand seven hundred and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0187
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study is focused on the causes of examination malpractice among secondary school students in Enugu Education zone of Enugu State. It had become a general view to accept that the last two decades have witnessed high rate of several incidents of examination misconduct; more especially at post primary education level. According to... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0186
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study was on the factors associated with mass failure of students in the English language in secondary schools in Nsukka L.G.A of Enugu State. Using simple random sampling procedures, the researchers drew 128 students and 50 teachers from nine state owned secondary school of Enugu State. Questionnaires were used to elicit information... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0185
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The topic of the study is the effects of mother tongue in the study of English language in secondary school in Enugu North Local Government Area of Enugu State. The aim is to know how the mother tongue affects the learning of English language in Secondary school especially in four selected schools in Enugu North Local Government Area of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0184
  • Pages:56
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Simple Percentage
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The theoretical frame work for this study was provided by the review of literature was also prepared to enable the researcher collect enough data in regards to the study. Information was sought through primary sources such as questionnaires were used in data collection. The findings of the research work were presented in tabular form and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0183
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Survey research design was employed in the study because it helps in collecting and analyzing data on issues as they exist. The study covered the nine (9) secondary schools in Enugu North Local Government Area, Enugu State. The... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0182
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Chi Square
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research work focus on the investigation of the causes of student’s failure in Mathematics and English Language in West African School Certificate (WASSCE) Examination in Enugu Education Zone. Their possible remediations were also sought. In other words, this work is aimed at finding the factors that contribute to the student’s... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0181
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Comparative study of student performance in WAEC biology, chemistry and English from 2004 – 2008 in Enugu North Local Government Area. In this study the researchers want to know to what extent the student performance in English varies from the student’s performance in biology and to what extent the student performance in English vary... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0180
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract This study evaluated the availability and use instructional material in teaching and learning of basic science in secondary school in Igbo Etiti local government area. The population for study was made up of 200 staff of selected secondary... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0179
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Simple Percentage
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study was carried out to determine the academic performances of the students in Junior Secondary School Certificate Examination in English Language and integrated science in Enugu North Local Government area in the year 2008 and 2009.Literature was reviewed based on the topic. The population of the study is junior secondary schools... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0178
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The study is aimed at determining the impact of computerization of microfinance bank in Nsukka urban. Cross sectional survey research design was used. The population of the study were eighty (80) was sampled for the study. Five research questions were raised to guide the study. Structured questionnaire which was validated by lectures was... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0177
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study was undertaken to ascertain the extent of use of instructional materials in teaching and learning of integrated science and computer in Enugu North Local Government Area in Enugu State. Three research questions and one hypothesis were used as guide. The literature was reviewed under four subheadings which include:  1.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0176
  • Pages:93
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Simple Percentage
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The aim of this study is to find out the extent to which audio-visual materials are used in teaching the English Language in Junior Secondary Schools in Enugu East Local Government Areas of Enugu State. The work will be divided into five chapters. Chapter one is the introduction; chapter two reviews the literative; chapter three is the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0175
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study seeks to evaluate the availability of qualified teachers for effective teaching and learning of English language in our junior secondary schools using schools in Enugu zone in Enugu state as our focal point. Pragmatist theory which is a philosophical example of innovation based on policy orientation and abstract world view,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0174
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Although English language is now the language of government, business and commerce, education, the mass media, literature and internal as well as external communication, there are still problems in the teaching of English as a second language in secondary schools. Students presume that English language is a difficult language to learn and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0173
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to find out the teachers and students perception of problems of effective teaching and learning English language and computer science in junior secondary school in Enugu educational zone. The population for this study comprised all the English language and computer science teachers and student in junior... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0172
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Political corruption is the use of power by government officials for illegitimate private gain. Misuse of government power for other purposes such as repression of political opponents and general police brutality is considered political corruption. Most economic political and social problems in under developed societies... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0171
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Language is a tool or a code system used for human communication. It is made up of sounds or graphic symbols, which users or speakers have accepted to use as units of communication. Language is a symbol system based on pure or arbitrary conventions infinitely extendable and modifiable according to... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0170
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1      BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Language is the distinctive quality unique to man. It is what enables man to express him/herself and communicate with his/her fellow man, and it is acquired naturally. According to Fromkin et al “…language is the source of human life and power” (3). They also state that “we use... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0169
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     Background of the Study           The issue of feminism springs up from women’s consciousness of their situation in the society and various oppressive acts against them.           In traditional Africa the woman is an object of constant scorn, degradation and physical torture. In the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0168
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0     INTRODUCTION            Nigeria’s political problems sprang from the carefree manner in which the British took over, administered, and abandoned the government and people of Nigeria. British administrators did not make an effort to weld the country together and unite the heterogeneous groups of people. Though,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0167
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0166
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT viii Ecocoritical studies intensely show the relationship between man’s environment and literature. In this way, ecocriticism becomes a standpoint that brings environmental discourse to the fore within a literary context; a context that shows the exploitation and decay in man’s environment. Following this assertion, the themes that... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0165
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION In English Language, there is a strong correlation between oral language skills and achievement in the writtenlanguage among learners in schools. In Nigeria, English remains the undisputed language of school instruction, governance, administration, legislation, judiciary, international relations, unification of the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0164
  • Pages:55
  • Chapters:5
Background of the Study The modern trend in education and the complex nature of learning and instruction have made the role of the teachers more challenging. This new role does not just involve the more transmission of information to students but it involves looking at the problems associated with learning and instruction. The National Policy on... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0163
  • Pages:55
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Language is the most distinctive human quality and attribute. Language ischaracterized by a set of vocal sounds which can be decoded. Language does notexist in a vacuum. It is always contextualized. There is a relationship betweenlanguage and society. The importance of the relationship between... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0162
  • Pages:55
  • Chapters:5
A BSTRACT Although English language is now the language of government, business and commerce, education, the mass media, literature and internal as well as external communication, there are still problems in the teaching of English as a second language in secondary schools. Students presume that English language is a difficult language to learn... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0161
  • Pages:55
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER 1 Background to The Study: The term pidgin is used to refer to a language which develops in a situation where speakers of different languages have a need to communicate but do not share a common language. Once a pidgin has emerged, it is generally learned as a second language and used for communication among people who speak differently. ... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0160
  • Pages:55
  • Chapters:5
A BSTRACT This Research Work focused on the gramatical errors in the English essays of Secondary Schools Students. The research was conducted on essays written by thirty (30) Students of the above school. The analysis of the essays revealed the deficiencies of some of the Students in using English tense. In the use of the present tense, for... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0159
  • Pages:55
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Language 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0158
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT  It was obviously vital that African should be treated for culture preservation. This research attempted the exposition of Camara Laye’s The African Child and The Radiance of the King with a view to appreciate the African Aesthetics in the novels. Formalism approach is used to critically study the aesthetics in the selected African... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0157
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This project work deals with a critical evaluation of Africanism in relation to theme and techniques of Amos Tutuola’s novel – THE PALMWINE DRINKARD. This study tends to examine the important of African culture and promotion of its cultural heritage which was bastardized by the colonial masters during colonization. In the course of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0156
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study has been able to show how Wole Soyinka and Ola Rotimi have treated politics artistically in their various texts. This study aims at examining the adventure of the military into politics and the playwrights have shown how unaccomplished the military has been in their governance. In the study, we have seen that art and politics... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0155
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Language plays an important role in the society and this leads to the study of code mixing in relation to sociolinguistics and how code mixed utterances have been triggered as a result of language gap, stylistic motivations, domains, societal factors, message intrinsic factors, physical settings and situational factors. This work examined... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0154
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Conflict is a disagreement or clash between people, ideas; or in the case of our study, cultures. Therefore, culture becomes a unique and sentimental phenomenon that is not only cherished but also protected dearly by an individual as well. Thus, a literature has become the means through which cultural sentiments are projected and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0153
  • Pages:40
  • Chapters:4
  • Methodology:Sociological Theory
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research work examined the persuasive strategies of President Obama’s public speaking as enshrined in his inaugural address. The analysis is grounded on Norman Fairclough’s assumptions in Critical Discourse Analysis, claiming that ideologies reside in texts that it is not possible to remove or ignore ideologies from texts and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0152
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Analysis on a discourse level has been used in the analysis of texts, but this study attempts to carry out a Critical Discourse Analysis of Ola Rotimi’s Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again. The Norman Fairclough theory has been applied in this approach, paying more attention on the socio cultural and political issues in the text. The... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0151
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Over the years, the major challenge facing the female folk is discrimination and unfair treatment in the society. This work discusses cultural practices that discriminate against women. This research work is a critical analysis of two African novels: Buchi Emecheta’s The Joy of motherhood, and Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0150
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This work looks into the themes and central ideas of emergent tradition and the African poetry.  It aims at examining the message of Ojaide’s as on emergent writer and his opinion about political themes and cultural themes in relation to literary tradition in African poetry.  Used in this research work is the writer’s realist ideas,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0149
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.0     Introduction This chapter will look into the background and the general introduction of feminism using Buchi Emecheta and Zaynab Akali’s ‘The Joys of Motherhood and ‘The Stillborn’ respectively. Also, it shall discuss purpose and scope of the study and finally the biography of the two authors.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0148
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract The study has examined the extent of the marginalization of the African woman in a sexist society which relegates womanhood to gender roles. It has discovered, for instance that the persistent inequality between men and women in the Nigeria society which Alkali works portray, has contributed to the general disempowerment of women. Alkali... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0147
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0146
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0145
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Genderism, an apt neologism for gender equilibrium in literary discourse and creativity is a sequel to feminism following the emergence of gender studies in the last quarter of the twentieth century. Since 1975 – declared by the United Nations as the international women’s year, there has been an uprising in the global ferment of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0144
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Academic exploration into gender issues in literature and culture has taken a new dimension. The trends in writings and discourses have been to observe the female sex at domestic background. The roles played by the women as mothers, sisters, custodian, home managers, family maintainers are enumerated through character portrayal in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0143
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT As 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0142
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This essay tends to explain what Feminism is all about. It tries to bring out the idea of feminism in two female writers work. (Ifeoma Okoye & Buchi Emecheta). The review of various disciplines on feminism has been used by the researcher to emphasis on the female characters who strove to fight for themselves. The right and freedom of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0141
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER 1 Introduction: One of the most important differences between man and animal is man’s ability to speak and make others understand him. Language is only possible because within each society, people agree to understand a particular pattern of sound in a particular way. For instance, all English speaking countries understand the meaning of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0140
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The thrust of this study is a sociolinguistic analysis of the gender on language use. The method of investigation used for this study is questionnaire and audio-recoding. This study has established the fact that the differences between male and female in ways of interacting often leads to wrong notions, meanings and interpretations given... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0139
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The aim of this research was to do an in-depth study of the variations in language as used by the various novelists in the novels selected for this study. The objectives of the study were to investigate the divergent ways in which these writers have creatively used English to perform the functional role of communication in a non-native... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0138
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT “Fact” is something actual as opposed to invented; something which is real. It is also information about a particular subject, especially actual condition and/or circumstances. It is a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred. “Fiction” on the other hand is a literary work based on... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0137
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract This research studied the language of persuasion of inaugural speeches in Nigeria to find out their use of rhetorical appeals. It investigated certain linguistic features in the speeches that were employed to appeal to the sense of emotion of the listeners, to ethics (speaker’s credibility) and logic alongside the use of unethical or... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0136
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study is concerned with an appraisal of Race, Identity and Perspectives of African American Women in the Selected Works of Toni Morrison and Rita Dove about the African American community, within the context of the United States of America. Over the years African American women writing has not been accorded due relevance within the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0135
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This paper examines the different subjugating conditions that women are confronted with daily. These include domestic violence, sexual abuse, Female Genital Mutilation, child-brides, bride-burning, discrimination in religious institutions and work place and other harmful cultural practices that inhibit the personal development of women in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0134
  • Pages:36
  • Chapters:3
IN JOS NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, PLATEAU STATE. ABSTRACT English Language is the language of instruction in Nigeria’s educational system. It is therefore important that it is properly taught in schools. This study was designed to assess the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0133
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION This essay is on the post-independence Nigerian politician in Wale Okediran’s Tenants of the House. The study examines the corrupt nature of Nigerian politics. The book itself is a skillful delineation of the ugly colors of Nigerian politics with its seeming intrigues, base motives, ‘win at all costs motive’ and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0132
  • Pages:40
  • Chapters:4
CHAPTER ONE 1.0INTRODUCTION 1.1Purpose of Study  This study examines irony in Aminata Sowfall’s The Beggars’ strike with the purpose of bringing out how irony is used to realize the themes in the work. 1.2Scope of Study  This essay examines The Beggars’ Strike as a novel in which Aminata Sowfall uses irony such as situational and verbal... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0131
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION Satire in the Oral Poetry of my Community (Igbanke)  This project work is written on the account of research carried out on the topic:  However, before I go further to give the detail result of my research, as regards, the manifestation of Satire in oral poetry of Igbanke, I shall first of all give a detail... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0130
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study is a stylistic analysis of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‟s novel Half Of A Yellow Sun,  which comprises four parts with a total numberof 37 chapters and 433 pages. The aim of this study is to identify the predominant stylistic devices used by the author in the novel and the effects achieved by using them. To achieve this aim, the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0129
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This project work is on political corruption and symbolism. This project work brings out the corrupt practices by politicians and military rulers. To also brings out the symbols used in the novels. Chapter one is an introduction on political corruption in Nigeria and the way the military took over and ruled Nigeria. Chapter two is on the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0128
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.1                                                                     INTRODUCTION V alues In ethics, value denotes something degree of importance, with the aim of determining what action or life is best to do or live, or at least attempt to describe the value of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0127
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1      BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Language is the distinctive quality unique to man. It is what enables man to express him/herself and communicate with his/her fellow man, and it is acquired naturally. According to Fromkin et al “…language is the source of human life and power” (3). They also state that “we use... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0126
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0     Introduction: One of the most important differences between man and animal is man’s ability to speak and make others understand him. Language is only possible because within each society, people agree to understand a particular pattern of sound in a particular way. For instance, all English speaking countries understand... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0125
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The purpose of the research is to examine the shades of meaning that are associated with names and naming in Igala. The study examinened the various circumstances attached to the meaning of names in Igala, and the peculiar features that differentiate the practice from those of other Nigerian languages. The study looked at the practice of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0124
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The current crisis of ecology and environmental pollution have gripped the attention and aroused the concern of many people alive today. Studies show that our imprudent behaviour towards, and utilisation of, Nature have pushed the world into a crisis that has not only led to the gradual destruction of our ecology and its very capacity to... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0123
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study deploys Historicism as a literary discourse to the analysis of the selected writings of Isidore Okpewho, Elechi Amadi and Biyi Bandele. The study argues that Historicism emerged in the 19 th  Century as a method of investigating how texts of all kinds come to terms with their putative contexts. In spite of this, the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0122
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Gender-based violence is not a new problem in the Nigerian society or other societies of the world. Violence against an individual on the basis of his /her gender is common place and is becoming endemic. Various studies have been carried out on what fosters gender violence and what makes it thrive with a view to putting an end to the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0121
  • Pages:105
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study attempts an exploration of how unity and coherence through contradictions are achieved in Achebe‟s  Things Fall Apart , Iyayi‟s  Violence  and Habila‟s  Measuring Time . It is significant to state that the choice of these texts is informed by the need to comprehend how various generations of Nigerian writers have... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0120
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study is specifically concerned with the syntactic analysis of the use of auxiliary verbs in office documents by writers of office documentsusing Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) University,Lapai Niger State and the interpersonal meanings, and the various interpretations deduced from the use of the English auxiliary verbs in the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0119
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This thesis titled “A Pragmatic Interpretation of Child Language: A Case Study of Telegraphic Speech has been carried out to determine the role of context in understanding language use by children or children‟s speech. Pragmatics is the study of speaker context meaning…. It is a component of linguistic study that goes beyond... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0118
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0117
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
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,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0116
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0115
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0114
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0113
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0112
  • Pages:116
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0111
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0110
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study……………….…………………………………………………….1 1.1.1 Obi Ezekwesili………………………………………………………………………………2 1.1.2 Abike... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0109
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
                                                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.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0108
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study is a lexico-semantic analysis of  Half of a Yellow Sun (ọkara nke a odo anyanwụ). The aim of this study is to identify the organization and breakdown of detected lexical items, the differences and similarities in lexical semantic structure cross-linguistically and the relationship of lexical meaning to sentence meaning and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0107
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Introduction The advent of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) has ushered in a new era of new media, signalling unbounded possibilities for language and communication studies. In actual fact, the ever increasing mobility of the Internet the world over has opened yet other dimensions to the study of language use in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0106
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract Language and style never moves beyond a concentration on the supremacy of words. Literary piece (such as novels) somehow contain meaning of style with language; effectively manipulated in ways that signal it as different from “ordinary” language. A stylistic analysis of Chimamanda Adichie’s “Purple Hibiscus” (2003) and Chinua... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0105
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The project work “The advent of Christianity to tiv land and its influence on church growth” traces the origin of Christianity in Tiv land, its impact and progress to the church in Tiv land. The project is carried out by primary sources, which an interview conducted by Zungwe Deborah, Rev. Prof. Ahaneku Anjou was interviewed on... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0104
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract This essay delves into the study of literature in northern Nigeria. The study discusses the scope of literature, the region of Northern Nigeria and aspects of its popular culture, and finally goes ahead to examine the socio-political issues captured in Abubakar Gimbar’s Inner Rumblings. It concludes that the literature of Northern... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0103
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Introduction Attempting to look into the drama and theatre of the Asian world is like saddling one with the task of looking into the deep blue sea to fish out all the species of fishes therein. W. B. Worthen, based on the multifacetedness of the Asian world and it versatile political histories,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0102
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This research project aims at investigating leadership Styles and work productivity in an organization: A study of Keffi Local Government Council. Some of the topics dealt with are summarized in the research and findings are stated accordingly. CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.0            BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Leadership is an... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0101
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The study was a stylistic analysis of the syntactic features and cohesive devices in the columnists‟ use of language in Nigerian Newspapers. The corpus for the study consisted of five texts selected from different Nigerian Newspapers. The result of the study revealed that dependent clauses are prevalent which serve as extension of the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0100
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract This study is an examination of the language use in the northern Nigeria film industry called Kannywood. This work focuses on Hausa-English code-switching in contemporary Kanywood films. Thenature of code-switching in the films, as well as reasons for code-switching are all examined.It is noted that code-switching in Kanywood films is... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0099
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract Nigerian English coinages have been widely investigated in different literatures ranging from studies in Sociolinguistics, Semantics, Pragmatics, and Syntax to Metaphors and Cognitive linguistic studies. This present paper is a re-visitation of the Nigerian English lexicon, taking cue from the lexicographic efforts of Igboanusi (2002). We... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0098
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
INTRODUCTION Conflict can be defined as a clash or disagreement often violent between opposing groups or individuals. It can also be said to be an incompatibility, as of two things that cannot be simultaneously fulfilled. The word conflict is as old as mankind. This is because the word has been in existence in all area of man life since the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0097
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
 INTRODUCTION 1.1. Background to the study Film has been in existence since time immemorial, it serves many generations as a tool of understanding and passing across vital information and ideas generated by individual different communities. Since some people lack reading cultures, there is a need to engage films to disseminate information to the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0096
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT                                                                                             Discourse and communication are two interrelated concepts, intricately interwoven and grossly assumed as overtly synonymous. This study therefore, attempts... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0095
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract In the wake of a revolutionary change of interest from language form to language function, attention of many language scholars have been shifted from the structural pattern of language to the function the language is used to perform in social discourses. The present study is one of such endeavours, and essentially explored the fields of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0094
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract Discourse, stylistics and pragmatics are sub-fields of linguistics that have attained independent statuses in the arts. With the seeming differences between these fields, there exist a lot of relationships that connect the three areas of study together. This study is an attempt to examine the similarities in relationships between... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0093
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
INTRODUCTION There are view shared by all feminists is that women are discriminated against on account of their sex. Feminists stress the relevant of gender segregation in society and it present these segregation as working to the overall advantage of men. Although feminists are united with their... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0092
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.1                                                            INTRODUCTION 1.2             Fiction and Emotion Narration as a concept is the weaving of several strands of events into a story. This means narrative comes out of oral or written account of an event or... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0091
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0       BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Human Beings are social animals and language is an instrument of the society which is acculturated into a given society. Through the instrumentality of language, man identifies and make finding about his environment. Thus, language, in the hand of man preserves, conserves, transmits... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0090
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This research work focuses on the Effect of Language Diversity on National Development. It adopts descriptive and comparative approaches in analyzing the nature of Language and the policy situation in Nigeria, considering in clear terms the complex ethno linguistics setting. Sequel to the look warm attitudes of both governments over the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0089
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract Like its users, one important feature of language is its dynamism. Thus, language adapts to situational constraints as its users vary across regional/geographical, social, educational, occupational, etc. domains. English is such a typical language that, as a result of vast geographical distribution, has often assumed the peculiarities of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0088
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study This study focuses on describing the sound system of Jaba. The research comes under the purview of phonology which is a branch of language study. Language is a major cultural phenomenon in the human society and therefore, an important regulator of individual consciousness and social interaction.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0087
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract Communication as a social tool includes a wide range of functions such as instruction, persuasion, education, entertainment, development and so on. Over the ages, all the communication mediums have evolved themselves to accommodate the various functions of communication and this is true of the theatre as well. This paper is a humble... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0086
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Since prehistory, literature and the arts have been drawn to portrayals of physical environments and human-environment interactions. The modern environmentalist movement as it emerged first in the late nineteenth century and, in its more recent incarnation, in the 1960s, gave rise to a rich... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0085
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION What is music? Music a general melody   of sounds that unify the mind and soul,not even language differencescan’t  stop music fromreaching out to her selected audience, even before recorded history, people created music, whether through drumming, singing or chanting. Some of our strongest emotions may be brought on by... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0084
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.0 Preamble This study examines the pragmatics of comedy. Adrian Akmajian conceives of pragmatics as a term that “covers the study of language use, and in particular the study of linguistic communication, in relation to language structure and context of utterance.”(361)When Charles Morris proposed his famous... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0083
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background to the Study The social vices called sexual harassment is not a new topic to the generality of people today especially in the tertiary institutions such as universities, polytechnics, monotechnics and colleges of education.As observed by Taiwo and Omole (2014:1) ,the fact is that, “in every human... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0082
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract The gradual shift from the offline to online communication such as text messaging has given way to innovative language-short forms whose morph-syntactic aspects have permeated the linguistic characters of the texters. For about a decade now, there exist a growing body of research on mobile phone text messaging by linguists but only very... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0081
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Chapter one: Introduction 1.1     Background of Study Community development policies in Nigeria over the years have shown that our policy makers have either not really understood the problems of community, ray. Community developments are deliberately ignoring the problems of community development in Nigeria. Even the nongovernmental... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0080
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0      INTRODUCTION 1.1      BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Over half the world’s population is bilingual and many people are multilingual. They acquire a number of languages because they need them for different purposes in their everyday interactions. The research had it that most of African nations are multilingual. Nigeria is... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0079
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study investigates the syntactic features of Nigerian English which have been created through the following processes – the use of subjectless sentences, reduplication, double subjects, Pidgin-influenced structures, discourse particles, verbless sentences, and substitution. It observes that the fact that some features of Nigerian... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0078
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract This paper attempts to make a discussion of the differences between linguistic and grammatical theories. Although there exist relationships between grammatical theories and linguistic theories in their attitudes towards language, their goals, and their methods, they are both independent of and interacting with each other. 1.0 Introduction... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0077
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Introduction                                              War as defined by Webster’s Dictionary “is a state of open and declared, hostile armed conflict between states or nations, or a period of such conflict” This captures a particularly political – rationalistic account of war and warfare,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0076
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
The Problem of Tenses among Nigerian Speakers of English CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.1           BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Tenses refer to the form of a verb in English Language that clearly indicates time. We use Tenses to show clear time specification. In this sense, it is seen that without verbs, there will not be Tenses as tense... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0075
  • Pages:31
  • Chapters:4
Abstract One of the features of a living language is that it constantly changes with new words finding their way into the vocabulary of the language. Languages’ vocabularies grow from time to time as a result of new innovations that continuously spring up in different sectors of life and human endeavour; one of which is the Global System for... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0074
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.1  Introduction This work is a comparative study of the numeric system of two of the most widely spoken languages not only in Nigeria but Africa and the world as a whole. It is to explain the styles adopted by the speakers of both languages in expressing numeral situations. In the early days of some comparison between languages,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0073
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study aims to present a particular view of second language pedagogy. Teaching English as a second language is a quite complex task for a teacher. Language learning should be more fun and enjoyable for students to learn. Teachers need to have effective teaching strategies in order for students to grasp better in learning English. The... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0072
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This project analyses semantic ambiguous headlines stating their communicative effectiveness with regards to print media. Using data from  Vanguard  and  Daily Trust newspapers, the study discovered that ambiguities are prevalent in the newspaper headlines as a result of various manipulations on sentences and lexical choice. This leads... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0071
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study examined the Correlation between English – language and literature – English: A case study of MELL, UDUS, Sokoto. The research centers on finding out the reason why most students in tertiary institutions being scared of some aspects of the genres of literature with emphasis majorly on poetry. Research questions were... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0070
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Ambiguity is a linguistic phenomenon in which more than one meaning, or deep structure, may be represented by the same expression, or surface structure; the same word or similar sounding words for example can have multiple meaning. It arises from different sources; phonology, syntax and punctuation. In this task, ambiguity is the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0069
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This research work focuses on the language of persuasion by examining some selected speeches of Governor Aliyu Magatakurda Wamakko. It has been carefully observed that the Sokoto state Governor is fond of using persuasive expressions in most of his speeches. He uses the language mostly to captivate and convince his audience and this tends... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0068
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.0 BACKGROUND TO STUDY The English language in Nigeria is older than the Nigerian nation. It was formally introduced in 1842 by the first batch of missionaries who arrived in Badagry to evangelize as well as educate Nigerians (Tomori, 1981). When a language comes in contact with new environment, for it to survive,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0067
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0  INTRODUCTION 1.1  BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Language is generally used for the purpose of interaction among people in the society. It is also used to differentiate people by sex, age and social status within a particular society. Language serves as a tool for development in every society. It develops nations or societies socially... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0066
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page……………………………………………………….….i Certification ……………………………………………………....ii Dedication………………………………………………………....iii Acknowledgement………………………………………………...iv Table of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0065
  • Pages:45
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.1 INTRODUCTION This research work aims at the investigating aspects of language that causes problems in learning second language. Many teachers have conducted researches and discovered some aspects that cause problems in learning second language. Those aspects of second language learning include difficulties with linguistic codes... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0064
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The research is aim to find out the relevance of reading newspapers among students. The majority of students agree that reading newspapers enhancing their reading ability and its develop their grammatical structure, semantic knowledge and creative ability as well as lexical items. CHAPTER ONE 1.0         Background to the Study The... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0063
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Communication is an act of exchanging information from one point to another; it is a very important activity of life. Humans and animals communicate in different ways and for different purposes. Communication could be either oral or written. However, the major concern of this work is the written form of communication .Written... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0062
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This project is an attempt to explore the recurring grave concerning the academic performance of students. Though a large percentage of students in Nigeria learn English as a second language and are instructed in it, the Nigerian pidgin seems to interfere with their acquisition of the language and their performance in it much more than... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0061
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction Language is characterized by set of vocal sounds which can be decoded. These are produced by human organs of speech- lips, tongue, and larynx etc. The vocal sounds produced by the vocal organs are used in various systematic and rule governed combinations. Language is thus a human phenomenon that has form which can be... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0060
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The Nigerian Pidgin English is a type of English used and understood by so many people in Nigeria regardless of ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic background. Even though some people now use it in social communication, pidgin English is not only used in places like market local community and so on, but also Nigerian secondary and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0059
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION Figurative expressions are forms of styles in which words are used to express more than they mean ordinarily so as to make the idea very emphatic and effective. On the other hand, hyperbole is one of the figurative expression and it means the use of deliberate expression for emphasis to achieve heightened effect or... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0058
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Chinua Achebe (born Nov. 16, 1930) is a Nigerian novelist, critic and poet; he is one of the most-read African authors. The primary concern of Chinua Achebe, the recipient of the  Man Booker International Prize, 2007 , was his society, more precisely, the destiny of hispeople. Achebe, perhaps the most authentic literary voice from... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0057
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
THE INFLUENCE OF GENDER IN THE USE OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE OF 400 LEVEL STUDENT OF SOKOTO STATE UNIVERSITY  Abstract The work used the ex-post-facto design to deepen our understanding of the relationship between gender and students’ academic achievements in English Language. The sample comprised 200 staff of the department of English in higher... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0056
  • Pages:60
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This research work is a cursory observation of how the English Fricatives are used among the Yoruba speakers of English Language. At the phonemic level of interference, English Language for instance has the voiceless fricatives /θ /  which is absent in the Yoruba Language. For this sound, the Yoruba Speakers of English substitute the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0055
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Language learning practice often assumes that most of the difficulties that learners encounter in the study of language are consequences of the degree to which the native languages differ from the English of the native speakers. This research work is basically analyzed problems of pronunciation among the non-native speakers of English,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0054
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Literature has some unique features that make it admirable. It is these features that possess the power that spark off the change in people. An understanding of these features helps us to understand literature better. Such features as Theme, Style, Plot, Character and Characterization,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0053
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The link between literary studies and linguistics is language. It is the process through Which the thought and intension of a writer or a speaker is conveyed to the reader or Listener. The beauty of any writing is the ability of the writer to effectively employ Language to construct meaning.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0052
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The study investigated teaching and learning prose: a study of Oko-Afo Senior Secondary School and Government Senior college, Badagry. The researcher mode use of 50 secondary school students and 10 teachers from two different school in Badagry Local Government and five research questions were also used to test the opinion of the students.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0051
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    BRIEF HISTORY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE As indicated in the introductory part, this chapter of the study is going to examine the work of other linguists or scholars that are applicable to the subject under investigation. We are also going to examine different phonological theories and their relevance to the subject.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0050
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This work is seen to reveal the difficulties and challenges in learning English as a second language especially in non- native background of Igbo speaking students in Lagos state University, (LASU) Ojo. To carry out this exercise, the researcher visited the students, recorded their first and second languages with the use of a... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0049
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This research is focused on verb and adverbial phrases, their uses and problems in contextual grammar. Data was gotten from answers of students who were the respondents to the questionnaire used. The verb is the basic word in a sentence. It is the key word that gives meaning to a concept. This definition takes care of doing words like... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0048
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.1       BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The study of language, which constitutes the underlying platform for this research work, is one concept which has defied all forms of easy definition as is done in all other concepts of life. The use of language is what distinguishes man from the monkey, the baboon, the ape and other higher... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0047
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.1       INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY  Modern technologies, particularly, the new media, with their electronic messaging capabilities are changing virtually all aspects of human life around the globe. Advances in science and technology in the last decade – particularly micro-chip dependent technology such as... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0046
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT English as it is spoken in Nigerian (Nigerian English) has been localized or internalized, so to say. This has led a unique brand of English influenced by our various regional dialects and languages. Subsequently, there is a deviation from the standard British English, which our schools are said to use. This deviation could be seen in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0045
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
Content The adverts will be satisfied with the publications, and that the readers’ attention will be captured at the sight of such adverts. Scope of the Study This study is basically limited in space to the Vanguard Newspaper of Nigeria, and also to the world of publication and journalism. Definition of Terms 1.                ... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0044
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This research work is concerned with the evaluative study of teaching and learning of English grammatical structures in the primary school. The research deals with the nature, objectives, methods steps and the problems of teaching and learning of English grammatical structures in some selected primary schools in Kaduna North Local... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0043
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study examines strategies for improving low academic performance in English language in secondary schools in Kaduna state. Over the years, there has been a consistent decline in students’ performance in English Language. This sordid situation has caused teachers, parents, curriculum experts and evaluators a serious concern. To... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0042
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT         This study sought to identify factors that affect effective teaching and learning of the English language in the secondary schools in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State.  The study was carried out using seven secondary schools as a random selection from schools located in both urban and rural areas. One hundred... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0041
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0040
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1      BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Language is the distinctive quality unique to man. It is what enables man to express him/herself and communicate with his/her fellow man, and it is acquired naturally. According to Fromkin et al “…language is the source of human life and power” (3). They also state that “we use... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0039
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE  1.0      Introduction  This Non-African play Dr. Faustus is a medieval play. It presented allegorical characters to represent the life of man, the experiences of temptation, the sins and the struggle for salvation and death. Dr Faustus contends with the forces of good and evil in the form of personified... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0038
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study examined an investigation of special language needs analysis of workplaces in Lagos State.  The descriptive survey design was used to carry out the study. The population of study comprised of all the workers in all the selected industries located within Oshodi and Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State.  The sample of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0037
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study examined lesson time, lesson duration, school climate and class size as predictors of students’ Mastery of English studies in Lagos State Secondary Schools. This study adopted a Descriptive Survey Design. The population of this study comprised all the public secondary school teachers in Education District II, Lagos State. A... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0036
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The study attempted to investigate the patterns of interaction in English language JSS2 classroom in Mainland Local Government Area of Lagos State, Nigeria. The study equally reviewed some important and extensive literatures under sub-headings. The descriptive research survey design was applied in the assessment of respondents’ opinions... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0035
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study examines The Effect of Drill and Practice on the Academic Achievement of Students in English Language in Junior Secondary Schools in Lagos State.  The purpose of this research was to  determine the achievement scores of students taught English Language with drill and practice those taught using conventional teaching methods.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0034
  • Pages:67
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Simple Percentage
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT According to spelling experts, it is very important that the learners of a secondary language should be equipped with the basic words as to be able to communicate effectively in that language. So, in as much as the learners should efficient in the spoken aspects, it is crucial and necessary that the words should be spelt correctly. This... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0033
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study investigated the teachers and students’ use of school and class libraries for developing reading culture in senior secondary schools. The study employed a descriptive survey research design. An instrument titled:  Teachers and students’ use of school and class libraries for developing reading culture in senior secondary... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0032
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
Abstract This study investigated the effectiveness of Nigerian Pidgin English in Nigerian senior secondary school in Lagos state. The study employed a descriptive survey research design. An instrument titled: Effectiveness of Nigerian Pidgin English in Nigerian Senior Secondary School (ENPENSSS) was used to collect relevant data for the study. The... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0031
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Simple Percentage
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study examined the extent of the use of extensive reading in promoting communication competence in secondary school with reference to some secondary schools in Shomolu Local Government Area of Lagos State. It also ascertained the teachers awareness... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0030
  • Pages:62
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:simple percentage
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Abstract - - - Purpose of Study - - - - 1.2 Scope of Study - - - - Methodology - - - - Theoretical back - - - - - Literature review - - - - Justification - - - - 1.7Thesis statement - - - Brief history of racial discrimination (Apartheid)... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0029
  • Pages:62
  • Chapters:4
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1          Background to the Study Linguistics is the study of human natural language. It is an exciting area of study because all other fields of study also make use of language in their studies. Language is the chief means by which human beings... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0028
  • Pages:54
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
Abstract Lucy Jonah’s Shrouded Secrets recounts the causes, circumstances and effects of rape on victims. The narrative gives a vivid and realistic picture of how innocent people fall preys to sexual predators who carry out the evil called rape. This paper examines the scourge of rape which permeates the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0027
  • Pages:59
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
THEMATIC PREOCCUPATIONS AND NARRATIVE DEVICES IN CHIMMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S PURPLE HIBISCUS AND KAINE AGRARY ’S YELLOW YELLOW TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE: Introduction 1.1Scope of Study- - - - - - Purpose of Study- - - - - - - Methodology- - - - - - - 1.4 Theoretical Background - - - - - 1.5 Review of Criticism - - - - - 1.6 Thesis... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0026
  • Pages:60
  • Chapters:4
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Life and Works of Author - - 1.1 Purpose of Study- - - - 1.2 Scope of Study- - - - - 1.3 Methodology- - - - 1.4 Theoretical Background - - 1.5 Review of Criticism - - 1.6 Thesis Statement - - - - - - CHAPTER TWO Revelation of Hidden or Confidential Facts - CHAPTERTHREE... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0025
  • Pages:47
  • Chapters:6
  • Methodology:Quantitative Method
  • Reference:YES
TABLE CONTENTS Chapter One: Background to the Study Introduction Aim and Objectives of the Study Significance of Study Scope of the Study Methodology Literature Review Endnotes Chapter Two: Traditions of Origin of the Urhobo Clans Introduction Traditions of Origins/Migration Royal Titles and Royal... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0024
  • Pages:70
  • Chapters:4
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
RESISTANCE IN J.C. DE GRAFT’S SONS AND DAUGHTERS AND STELLA DIA OYEDEPO’S  THE REBELLION OF THE BUMPY CHESTED. Abstract This study examines the depiction of resistance in J.C. De Graft’s Sons and Daughters and Stella Dia Oyedepo’s The Rebellion of the Bumpy Chested. This study limits its scope to Graft’s Sons and Daughters and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0023
  • Pages:60
  • Chapters:4
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
CHAPTER ONE 1.0    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY     Generally, the study of Igbo language has received renewed interest and attention from scholars. The renewed interest has been a cheering development especially in the increasing period of demand and expectation... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0022
  • Pages:55
  • Chapters:4
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE: Introduction 1.1 Life and Works of the Authors - - - - - 1.2Scope of Study- - - - - - - - Purpose of Study- - - - - - - - 1.4 Methodology- - - - - - - - 1.5 Theoretical Background - - - - - - 1.6 Review of Criticism - - - - - 1.7 Thesis Statement - - - - - CHAPTERTWO:... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0021
  • Pages:57
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
Abstract Lucy Jonah’s Shrouded Secrets recounts the causes, circumstances and effects of rape on victims. The narrative gives a vivid and realistic picture of how innocent people fall preys to sexual predators who carry out the evil called rape. This paper examines the scourge of rape which permeates the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0020
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
THE ELEGIAC TRADITION IN NIYI OSUNDARE’S SONGS OF THE SEASON AND HOPE EGHAGHA’S MAMA DANCES INTO THE NIGHT AND OTHER POEMS. TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter One Life and Works of Authors Purpose of Study Scope of Study Methodology Theoretical Background Reviews of Criticism Thesis Statement Chapter Two: Heroism 2.0 Introduction 2.1 Celebration of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0019
  • Pages:67
  • Chapters:6
  • Methodology:Nil
  • Reference:YES
QUEST FOR WOMEN’S EMANCIPATION IN BUCHIEMECHETA’SSECOND-CLASSCITIZEN AND SEFI ATTA’S EVERYTHING GOOD WILL COME Abstract African society has been plagued by patriarchy which subjugates women and their rights as humans. Societal laws and local traditions or customs are constructed in favour of men. Therefore, men lord it over women especially... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0018
  • Pages:62
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
QUEST FOR WOMEN’S EMANCIPATION IN BUCHIEMECHETA’SSECOND-CLASSCITIZEN AND SEFI ATTA’S EVERYTHING GOOD WILL COME Abstract African society has been plagued by patriarchy which subjugates women and their rights as humans. Societal laws and local traditions or customs are constructed in favour of men. Therefore, men lord it over women especially... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0017
  • Pages:70
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION Life and work of author Purpose of study Scope of study Research methodology Definition of terms – violence and oppression Literature review Thesis statement CHAPTER TWO: SOCIETAL ILLS AND LITERARY DEVICES The physical and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0016
  • Pages:69
  • Chapters:4
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research work focuses on the Effect of Language Diversity on National Development. It adopts descriptive and comparative approaches in analyzing the nature of Language and the policy situation in Nigeria, considering in clear terms the complex ethno linguistics setting. Sequel... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0015
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:4
  • Methodology:Empirical Method
  • Reference:YES
GENDER DIFFERENTIALS AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE: A CASE STUDY IN THREE SELECTED SCHOOLS IN EGOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EDO STATE ABSTRACT This study was undertaken to ascertain if there is any significant difference in the level of achievement of gender differentials in secondary schools in Egor Local Government Area of Edo... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0014
  • Pages:37
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The contribution of literature in modern African society is very enormous and imperative in view to contemporary African society. With liberation and increase in literacy, since most African nations gained their independence in the recent time, Africa literature has grown... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0013
  • Pages:45
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
THE PERSPECTIVE OF ORAL LITERATURE AND AFRICAN CULTURE IN BENIN KINGDOM AS PORTRAYED BY DIFFERENT AUTHORS IN SOME SELECTED BOOK ABSTRACT This work is on the perspective of oral literature and African culture in Bini Kingdom as portrayed by different authors in some selected books. The western colony hold on the view that African has no literature... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0012
  • Pages:45
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
AFRICAN VALUES TRADITIONAL AND MODERN IN AMA ATA AIDOO’S CHANGES AND ASARE KONADU’S A WOMAN IN HER PRIME CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Values In ethics, value denotes something degree of importance, with the aim of determining what action or life is best to do or live, or at least attempt to describe the value of different actions. It may be... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0011
  • Pages:48
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Discriptive
  • Reference:YES
CORRUPTION AND VICTIMIZATION IN ISIDORE OKPEWHOTIDES AND ANTHONY ABAGHA’S CHILDREN OF OLOIBIRI ABSTRACT This project is on Corruption and Tides and Anthony Ndubuisi Children of Oloibiri Abagha’s. It is study of the endemic corruption and Victimization that hold the Niger Delta captive and by extension the entire nation in spite of available... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0010
  • Pages:
  • Reference:YES
CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND TO STUDY In-Performance is an art of freshness and uniqueness of performance each time a group enacts the same performance (dance). The need for this study is to give an insight into the creativity which is... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0009
  • Pages:
  • Reference:YES
’S HALF OF A YELLOW SUN AND OKEY NDIBE’S ARROWS OF RAIN ABSTRACT This project work is on political corruption and symbolism. This project work brings out the corrupt practices by politicians and military rulers. To also brings out the symbols used in the novels. Chapter one is an... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0008
  • Pages:42
  • Chapters:5
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Life is a battle for struggle and survival. Struggle and survival are as old as man. Every second, man is on the move, thinking of what to do and how to do it in order to survive. This project, therefore, examines the ways the two novelists... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0007
  • Pages:49
  • Chapters:5
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The research work reviews the historical encounter between the whites and Africans and argues that the challenges or problems evident in the black society at present are as a result of the white m also looks into the social values and system of meaning that promotes male... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0006
  • Pages:53
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Nil
  • Reference:YES
THE CONCEPT OF NEO COLONIALISM IN JOY CHINWOKWU’S CLOUDS AT SUNRISE AND AFTER MIDNIGHT ABSTRACT The researcher, in the work, “The Concept of Neo-Colonialism in Joy Chinwokwu Clouds at Sunrise and After Midnight, tries to show neo-colonialism as a practice in Nigeria right from her independence to the present day: the negative effect of the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0005
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The English article system is a complex system that is nevertheless indispensable for users of English. The articles perform several important functions and aid greatly in the art of communication. Despite this indisputable importance of the English articles, Nigerian... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0004
  • Pages:145
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Descriptive
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The researcher tries to show the roles of indigenous literary tradition in the development of Igala Community. This research work shows that indigenous literary tradition contributed greatly to the development of Agriculture, promotion of social relationship... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0003
  • Pages:67
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Nil
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The research work reviews the historical encounter between the whites and Africans and argues that the challenges or problems evident in the black society at present are as a result of the white m also looks into the social values and system of meaning that promotes male dominance and demeans the woman.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0002
  • Pages:55
  • Chapters:5
  • Reference:YES
THE WRITER AND THE NIGER DELTA: A STUDY OF KAINE AGARY’S YELLOW YELLOW AND TANURE OJAIDE’S THE ACTIVIST ABSTRACT It should depress us that the Government and oil companies in the Niger Delta are the cause of the problems facing the people. To expose and deplore this ill is the Kernel of this project. The research is divided into five chapters:... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:ENG0001
  • Pages:59
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Nil
  • Reference:YES