Research Papers/Topics in English And Literary Studies

Sophocles Oedipus rex: as a tool of understanding human psychology

Sophocles' universal classic, ever relevant to psychoanalysis in its continual development,dramatizes a gamut of psychodynamic factors, starting from the pre‐Oedipal to the Oedipal and post‐Oedipal. Shedding light on those psychodynamics, the current analysis of Oedipus rex character stands apart in three interlocking ways. First, it focuses nearly exclusively on the play'stext and not on the broader Oedipal myth in classical times. Secondly, supported a detailed examination of the initia...

CROSS-GENDER JOURNEY MOTIF IN DANIEL BLACK’S THEY TELL ME OF AHOME AND YAA GYASI’S HOMEGOING

AbstractRepresentations of ‘Cross-Gender’ Journey motif means the marked difference(s) in ‘Cross-Gender’ experiences and challenges in diasporic milieu. Several studies have been carried out on journey motif, with little attention paid to ‘Cross-Gender’ journey motifs. This study focused on portraying how the patriarchal society in which both male and female genders find themselves tends to be the ultimate tool defining and creating in their psyche what strength cum weakness is, a...

THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE SOCIO- ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA AS IN THE JOYS OF MOTHERHOOD BY BUCHI EMECHETA

ABSTRACTThis thesis is concerned with feminist aesthetics carving out the motherist theory in the title The role of women in the Socio–economic development of Nigeria using Buchi Emecheta as an example. It is a common knowledge that most Nigerian culture gives more cognition for the “men”in the society than the women.This study however aims at examining and analysing Emecheta’s text The Joys of Motherhood, written by Buchi Emecheta, as it enumerates in themes , characterisations and p...

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