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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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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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Dialogue as Discourse: An Analysis of NTA Kaduna Editorial Board’s Use of Language

Dialogue as Discourse: An Analysis of NTA Kaduna Editorial Board’s Use of Language.  ABSTRACT   This study seeks to examine the spoken language used during NTA Kaduna Newsroom Editorial Board Meetings with the aim of describing the nature of its dialogue, providing an assessment of it, and exposing the peculiarities therein. It brings to the fore features that have otherwise […]

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Merger of Theme and Style in Chimamanda Adichie’S Purple Hibiscus and Zaynab Alkali’S the Virtuous Woman

The merger of Theme and Style in Chimamanda Adichie’S Purple Hibiscus and Zaynab Alkali’S the Virtuous Woman. ABSTRACT This work is a study of the merger of theme and style in Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus and Zaynab Alkali’s The Virtuous Woman. It is an analysis of how a special configuration of language has been used […]

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Literature and the Development of Language Skills Among Users of English as a Second Language in Secondary Schools in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State

Literature and the Development of Language Skills Among Users of English as   Second Language in Secondary Schools in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. ABSTRACT  The study of a second language aims at a good command of the language for the purpose of communication and does not therefore rule out a reading of the […]

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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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Character Formation in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’spurple Hibiscus and Kaine Agary’s Yellow-Yellow

Character Formation in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’spurple Hibiscus and Kaine Agary’s Yellow-Yellow. ABSTRACT This work analyses two novels by contemporary Nigerian female writers – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus and Kaine Agary’s Yellow-Yellow as a representative of Bildungsroman which traces the growth and developmental trajectories of the principal characters from childhood to maturation. The study explores […]

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A Contrastive Analysis of English and TIV Sentence Structures

A Contrastive Analysis of English and TIV Sentence Structures. ABSTRACT This research work is on A Contrastive Analysis of English and TIV Sentence Structures. The study shows that English and TIV languages are from different linguistic backgrounds and typologically have areas of differences in their sentence structures. These differences are in the internal composition of […]

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Gender Violence in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s PURPLE Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun

Gender Violence in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s PURPLE Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun. ABSTRACT Gender-based violence is not a new problem in Nigerian society or other societies of the world. Violence against an individual on the basis of his /her gender is commonplace and is becoming endemic. Various studies have been carried out on […]

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