Works Under English And Literary Studies

Strategies used by secondary school teachers for promoting creative writing skills at the junior secondary school level

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 actually be from the students but of the teacher who does not make a concerted effort to bring out the skills in them. So the study is a descriptive surv...

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HALF EDUCATION BY AWOLEYE OLUREMI AANUOLUWA

This book is a bed time story from grandma to the grand children, it emphasises on children having right attitude to education when they have the opportunities. The live of Pat in the story is a lesson to all children, teenager, young adults and so on.Half Education by AWOLEYE OLUREMI AANUOLUWA is the book you've been waiting for.

The Broken shackles

broken shackles is an intriguing fiction which outlines the greed, envy among leaders and how that can lead to problems economically in a community, and also the adverse effect of war and the beauty of good child upbringing. it shows that in life God is hope and no situation is permanent .

ALIENATION /DIVIDED CONSCIOUSNESS IN CHEIKH HAMIDOU KANE’S AMBIGUOUS ADVENTURE

This paper attempts to explicate one of the major trends in African literature, alienation. Using CHEIKH HAMIDOU KANE’S AMBIGUOUS ADVENTURE, it clearly foregrounds the idea that Africans experience of alienation and divided consciousness are as a result of their exposure to the culture of the occident. 

A LINGUISTIC - STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF SOME SELECTED POEMS IN NIYI OSUNDARE'S "A CITY WITHOUT PEOPLE"

ABSTRACTThis 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 analyzing the identified stylistic features, with a view to relating them with how they contribute to the messages of the poems and their readability. Thi...

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LANGUAGE AND ENVIRONMENT IN AYI KWEI ARMAH’S THE BEAUTYFUL ONES ARE NOT YET BORN

ABSTRACT This long essayproposes an analytic and a cross-analytic review of the language choice ofenvironment in Ayi Kwei Armah’s The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born. The novel tellsthe story of a character, simply called “the Man” who is surrounded bycorruption in a corrupt West African state, and how he (the Man) struggles tokeep out of the overpowering mess. It also presents the story of a man’sloneliness and anguish at the physical and social filth a...

TRUE AND FAIR view concept

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 identified with judgment and is used in the united kingdom, nigeran and toehr countries, the later is the standard for united state (US) ...

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WITHIN THE FEMININE WALL IN A PATRIARCHAL SPHERE - Review of Yejide Kilanko 's debut novel, "Daughters Who Walk This Path".

Daughters Who Walk This PathBy Yejide KilankoKachifo LimitedReviewed by Oke Adebola.Yejide’s debut novel, Daughters Who Walk This Path, is a feminine exploration of the socio-cultural parlance of Nigeria, in other words, it is a book for the women, by a woman and about the women – evident in the predominance of female characters and issues therein presented. It is a story that relates the trials and ordeals of womanhood and its attainment.  A reflection of the intricacies of the femi...

The Semantic Analysis Of Slang And Jagons In The Nigerian Military Barracks: A Study Of Selected Barracks In Lagos State

ABSTRACTThe 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 characterized by newly coined and rapidly changing vocabulary, used by the young or by the social and professional groups for ‘in-group’ communi...

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Stylistic Analysis of The Campaign Rhetoric of 2015 Nigerian Presidential Election

This work only contains Chapter 3, 4 and 5.CHAPTER 3APPROACHES TO STYLISTIC ANALYSISTHE CAMPAIGN SPEECH OF GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARICHAPTER FOUR DATA ANALYSIS CHAPTER FIVESUMMARY OF FINDING AND CONCLUSION  

POLITICS AND AESTHETICS IN SELECTED PLAYS OF WOLE SOYINKA

ABSTRACTThis 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 in his immediate society. The sociological approach has been used in respect to the Marxist theory. The study has conclusively pointed to the fact tha...

ORATURE IN MODERN AFRICAN LITERATURE USING: WOLE SOYINKA’S THE BEATIFICATION OF AREA BOY

ABSTRACTThe 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 ground in his society.  This is the Orature of  his society.The tool adopted  for this research was the sociological ...

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MOTHER TONGUE INTERFERENCE IN ENGLISH NEWS CAST: A CASE OF A KWARA TELEVISION NEWS

ABSTRACTLanguage 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 phonological conventions in analysing the sampled data. The findings proved that interference at the phonological level is a major problem confronting our...

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MAGIC POETRY: A STUDY OF ARUGBA INVOCATION IN OSUN OSOGBO FESTIVAL

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 Centric assertion that Africans have no literature. The focus of this research work is to attempt/investigate the aesthetic value of Osun festi...

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IMAGES OF SOCIAL VICES IN CONTEMPORARY NIGERIAN POETRY : A STUDY OF DENJA ABDULLAHI’S MAIROGO AND JIDE BALOGUN’S THE DESERT IN THE RIVER

ABSTRACTAs 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 two texts and it is discovered that poetry is used as a means of achieving an egalitarian society. TABLE OF CONTENTCONTENT   Title Pa...

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