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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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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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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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Re-defining the Image of Nigerian Woman

Re-defining the Image of Nigerian Woman. ABSTRACT   In 1835, Auguste Conte, in his treatise on The Positive Philosophy, stated that “the essence of God’s wisdom in creating Eve (woman) was not to undermine Adam (man) but to establish a balancing force between the creator and the created.It is, therefore, a truism that a woman is, by the […]

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Influence of Achebe’s Style in Things Fall Apart on Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo’s House of Symbols

Influence of Achebe’s Style in Things Fall Apart on Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo’s House of Symbols. ABSTRACT This study is a stylistic analysis of two novels: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe and House of Symbols by Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo both of which were written in the 20th and the 21st centuries respectively. The stylistic insights that we […]

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Influence of Nature and Nurture in Bessie Head’s A Woman alone and the Cardinals

Influence of Nature and Nurture in Bessie Head’s A Woman alone and the Cardinals. ABSTRACT The influence of nature and nurture is a long-standing concern in developmental psychology as well as in literature. It is like the question of the egg and the hen: which one comes first? This dissertation, in a bid to understand […]

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Variation as a Tool of Aesthetics in Okposi, Ohafia, and Awka Oral Narratives

Variation as a Tool of Aesthetics in Okposi, Ohafia, and Awka Oral Narratives. ABSTRACT Oral narrative is one genre of folklore that has constantly generated arguments on the basis of its inconsistencies whenever it is performed by the same performer or different performers at different moments. The causes of oral narrative variation have been attributed […]

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