Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

Social Criticism in Chimamanda Adichie’s The Thing Around Your Neck and E. C. Osondu’s Voice of America

ABSTRACT Criticism deals with the interpretation of literary texts. The major concern of this thesis is to criticize three aspects of the society in the short stories of Chimamanda Adichie and E. C. Osondu. These include family, marriage and leadership. Seven selected stories in each collection have been examined that are relevant to the interpretation and analysis of the objective  of  study.  To  criticize  these  three  aspects,  this  thesis  examines  Nigerian characters  in...

African Ebers Papyrus Revisited: A Neglected Historio-Therapeutic Response to Covid19 Pandemic

Colonialism has grave consequence on Africa given the western value it installed and dislodged African value. If not how could one explain decades of reckless importation of vaccines for treatment of the bulk of African populations without looking inward to home-grown remedies. This is what fires the interventionist call for revisiting of the Ebers Papyrus that appeared to have been undermined in Africa’s response to Covid 19 pandemic. The paper notes that Ebers Papyrus is one of the oldest...

Sexism Between the Male and the Female Gender: An Exposition of Who the Oppressor Is

Abstract             Sexism is a central issue that engages the attention of many living within the shore of Nigeria and beyond. There is apparently intractable disagreement about which individuals, practices and institutions are sexist. The question of who is oppressing who or who is really the oppressor cannot be overemphasized.            This paper attempts to critique the allege subjugation of women by men. The feminists assume that the subjugation of women and the suffering...

God’s Image in Man: A Biblical Perspective

Over the years, the nature of mankind portrays that he is implicitly created in a special way. The generally known concept of man depicts a ruler of the universe. Regardless of the race, color,tribe, gender, language and other seeming physical differences of man, man is still rated higher than animal everywhere in the world. This is explicitly seen in the biblical account of Genesis; man is directly referred to as the climax of God’s creation (Gen 1: 28-30). The murder of a m...

The End of Nation States in International Relation

In my  last lecture  in International relations , I explained that nations enter into relations as strangers and come out as strangers . The International System is a concept in International relation which is a discipline assigned to study the relation that exit between state and state; and at the same time state and non state actors . The aim of a system like field is to help student of the discipline to understand its respective parts .  The  International system is exp...

ALIENATION: THE ESTRANGED NEGRO IN WRIGHT’S BIG BOY LEAVES HOME

ALIENATION: THE ESTRANGED NEGRO IN WRIGHT’S BIG BOY LEAVES HOME.… a feeling that members have of belonging, a feeling that members matter to one another and to a group, and a shared faith that members’ needs will be met through commitment to be together. McMillan and Chavis (1986) Several issues have been used over the years as ingredients to spice up the Literature of the African Americans. These issues have been a constant and peculiar thematic blueprint in which African American writ...

RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN A RAISIN IN THE SUN BY LORRAINE HANSBERRY

RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN A RAISIN IN THE SUN BY LORRAINE HANSBERRY.This paper is an attempt to examine the issue of racism in Lorraine Hansberry's  A Raisin in The Sun. 

A STUDY OF PREPOSITION ERRORS IN THE WRITTEN ENGLISH OF SENIOR SECONDARY YORUBA-ENGLISH BILINGUALS IN SELECTED LAGOS SCHOOLS

ABSTRACTThe acquisition and learning of a language involves understanding and mastery of what constitutes its grammar. The research analyzes the uses of prepositions in two selected Lagos schools, Eva Adelaja Senior Girls Grammar School and Eben Noble College. The sample of the study consisted of 40 students. The data elicitation instrument was a writing task in which students were asked to write an argumentative essay. The quantitative findings showed 12 prepositions (to, on, about, in, of, ...

A Case Study of The Cause And Effect Of Africa State Colonization By The European Nation

Colonialism is the direct and overall domination of one country by another on the basis of state power being in the hands of a foreign power (For example, the direct and overall domination of Nigeria by Britain between 1900-1960). The first objective of colonialism is political domination. Its second objective is to make possible the exploitation of the colonized country. When we talk of colonialism in Africa we are talking of phenomenon which took place between the 1800-1960s. It is a ...

Christian Missions: a means of achieving Christ’s agenda in the society

For one to achieve his goal effectively he or she must have an agenda, in some religions today, we heard of their religious agendas for instance we heard of the Islamic, Buddhism, Hinduism, Shintoism, agendas, it is very important we know every agenda has a purpose and its centrality. The central theme of the student body magazine for this year is timely in its cohesive sense. This article is arming at giving an understanding on Christian missions a means of achieving Jesus Christ agenda in t...

Significance of Mission Theology for effective Christian witnessing

The positions of Universalism, Pluralism, Inclusivism, and Exclusivism is very important in doing missions, for one to do mission effectively he or she must know the positions of universalism, pluralism, inclusivism, and exclusivism, so many missionaries witness Christ to the unbelievers wrongly because they done understand the four views of mission theology, as the result of that instead of witnessing Christ in a biblical way, baiting is taking the other of the day. That is why instead of ra...

The practice of Islamic and modern society a case study of dressings code of undergraduate student of SOKOTO STATE University.

This research project is designed to look into the moral teaching of the Qur’an and its impact dressings of youths. Following the effort been made by Federal Government of Nigerian to rebrand this country. In an attempt to achieve the aims and objectives of this write up the researcher will review various related literate to a loot at the youths and their inanition, moral and social impact of Qur’an on the undergraduate students West Local of Sokoto State University. Appraisal of the lite...

Moral Teaching Of The Qur’an And Its Impact On The People Of Ilorin West Local Government Area Of Kwara State.

This research project is designed to look into the moral teaching of the Qur’an and its impact on the people of Ilorin West Local Government Kwara State. Following the effort been made by Federal Government of Nigerian to rebrand this country. In an attempt to achieve the aims and objectives of this write up the researcher will review various related literate to a loot at the people of Ilorin and their inanition, moral and social impact of Qur’an on the people of Ilorin West Local Governm...

DEVISING YORÙBÁ TERMINOLOGY FOR HUMAN DISEASES

   ABSTRACT Recently,  there  has  been  a  spate  of  scholar’s  interest  in  studying  language across  disciplines  so  as  to  expand  languages.  Previous  studies  on  terminology development  focus  on  politics,  computing,  literature,  methodology,  language  and numerals. Medicine as another field of inquiry  serves ...

Comparative Analysis of Culinary Terms between Zaar and English Language

ABSTRACTThis study focuses on Comparative Analysis of Culinary Terms between Zaar and English Language. It aims at comparing overt semantic features of culinary terms and the objectives are to identify the lexico-semantic components, distinguish these, owing to how they point to culture variation between Zaar and English. The Semantic Field and Componential Analysis Theories serve as descriptive models for the analysis. Through unstructured interview, introspection and written literature, the...


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