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A Contrastive Study of Noun Formation in English and Igbo Languages

A Contrastive Study of Noun Formation in English and Igbo Languages. ABSTRACT This study focuses on analyzing and contrasting the processes of noun formation in both English and Igbo languages. The method of data analysis was contrastive, since this research is a contrastive study of noun formation in English and Igbo. The various rules and […]

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The Use of Creativity and Deviation in Nigerian English: Implications for International Intelligibility and Acceptability

The Use of Creativity and Deviation in Nigerian English: Implications for International Intelligibility and Acceptability. ABSTRACT This study investigates the use of creativity and deviation in Nigerian English, and the implications it has for international intelligibility and acceptability. It examines these deviation and creative forms in sounds, lexemes, syntactic forms, semantic forms used in Nigerian […]

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Sociolinguistic Investigation of the Proverbs in Ola Rotimi’s The Gods Are Not To Blame, Kurunmi and Ovonramwen Nogbaisi

Sociolinguistic Investigation of the Proverbs in Ola Rotimi’s The Gods Are Not To Blame, Kurunmi and Ovonramwen Nogbaisi. ABSTRACT The English language is a living and dynamic language and because of this, it is flexible and open to changes that occur everywhere it is used. This is exactly the case with English  in Nigeria. The […]

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Chinua Achebe’s Short Stories as A Periscope to Igbo Worldview

Chinua Achebe’s Short Stories as A Periscope to Igbo Worldview. ABSTRACT Human beings cannot function in chaos, and out of the chaos of life they create an ordered existence. The basic ideas of the world, physical and metaphysical, held by a people have vital influences on their perceptions and approaches to life. Their conceptions of […]

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Causes of the Problems of English Inflectional Morphemes on the Written Language of Igbo Second Language Learners

Causes of the Problems of English Inflectional Morphemes on the Written Language of Igbo Second Language Learners.   Abstract Second language learners of English find it difficult to use the  inflectional  morphemes properly when writing. The difficulties in using the morphemes arise because of the structural differences between the English language and the mother tongue […]

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A Morphological Analysis of Nouns and Adjectives in the Nupe Language

A Morphological Analysis of Nouns and Adjectives in the Nupe Language. ABSTRACT Nupe is a minority language spoken by the Nupe ethnic group in Nigeria. The morphology of Nupe has so far not been studied adequately in a way that the internal structure of the Nupe word is explicitly analysed. The present work studied and […]

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History in the Works of Helon Habila: Waiting for an Angel, Measuring Time and Oil on Water

History in the Works of Helon Habila: Waiting for an Angel, Measuring Time and Oil on Water. ABSTRACT Human reality has been one of the major concerns of literature. But human reality cannot be fully explored without history. However, history and literature have remained antithetical fields of study since we assume from the conventional notion […]

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Politeness Strategies in Selected Nigerian Newspaper Editorials

Politeness Strategies in Selected Nigerian Newspaper Editorials. ABSTRACT This work examines the politeness features in selected Nigerian newspaper editorials— The Daily Sun, The Nation, and ThisDay newspapers. The study assesses how the various politeness maxims are exploited and violated in the selected editorials. The researcher adopted Geoffrey Leech’s Politeness Principle (1983) model for the study. […]

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The Influence of the Supernatural in Elechi Amadi’s the Concubine and The Great Ponds

The Influence of the Supernatural in Elechi Amadi’s the Concubine and The Great Ponds. ABSTRACT This dissertation is a study of the influence of the Supernatural in Elechi Amadi’s The Concubine and The Great Ponds- an x-ray of men and women living in a universe teeming with God, gods, goddesses, spirits, deities, the transcendental, and […]

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An Error Analysis of the English Lexis and Structure of Students’ WAEC Composition

An Error Analysis of the English Lexis and Structure of Students’ WAEC Composition. ABSTRACT The aim of the work is to demonstrate the error students often commit in their written compositions in the West African Examinations Council examination (WAEC), which by extension, shows their language inabilities. The work also offers an analysis of these errors […]

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