Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

Sociolinguistics: Code mixing and Code switching

AbstractCode-switching and code-mixing which are linguistic phenomena in bilingual societies are inevitable consequences of language contacts. These linguistic features which are also referred to as style shift are in some quarters considered as pointers to linguistic incompetence in bilinguals. This paper distinguishes between the two linguistic concepts and addresses the question: Whether or not they are index of linguistic non-proficiency in Nigerian bilinguals based on English and the thr...

English Syntax: Modal Auxiliary 'Shall'

ABSTRACTThis paper succinctly discusses the modal auxiliary verb, ‘shall’, in relation to other modal auxiliaries. ‘Shall’ is treated both from the semantic and syntactic perspectives. In other words, the subject is examined along the purview of meaning relations and structural arrangements.

SPORT UTILIZATION AS AN ‘OTHER’ FRAMEWORK FOR DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION

  ABSTRACT The area of sport is one field that has grown in no small measure especially in the context of global spread and significance. Sport has a form of peculiar nature among other professions, and also due to the definitions given to it in the various extant body of knowledge consulted. Another important aspect is that of development; which is an essential phenomenon that societies cannot do without in order to attain full human and material potentials required for proper exis...

La technique de narration à travers L'auguste visite de Lynn Mbuko

CHAPIRE PREMIER :INTRODUCTION1.1 Aperçu  Générale de l’étudeCe mémoire va discuter la technique de narration dans l auguste Visiteʼ  de LynnMbuko, un sujet qui attire l attention de la plupart des gens dans le monde entier.ʼLes narratives sont les œuvres qui fournissent un compte d’événements liés. Pourle   dire   simplement,   un   récit   est   une   histoire.   II   existe&nb...

Innovation in new English: Nigerian English example

This work aims at the analysis of innovation in new Englishes; using Nigerian English as its focus.Nigerian English according to scholars has its distinctive features,these features are the main focus of this work. 

Nidan - International Journal of Indian Studies July 2019

This Nidān special issue on ‘Christianity in India’ is an extensive enterprise of most recent scholarship pertaining to the topic. Contributions for this special issue, carried out from a historical, literary and anthropological perspective explore pertinent questions about Christian vernacular movements, identity, texts/ literature, music, poetry, institutions, missionaries and cantonments. All this, further contextualized within the local and regional history of colonialism and B...

A LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF THE USE OF METAPHOR IN NIGERIA POLITICAL DISCOURSE

 ABSTRACTThis research work focuses on the topic A Linguistic Analysis of the Use of Metaphor in Nigerian Political discourse. Language is a means of communication but the use of metaphor by politicians most often brings misconceptualization of the use of metaphors in which the information conveyed to the public is not exactly what is meant by the politician but only for the purpose of winning elections. Thus, this research focuses on the analysis of metaphors used by politicians du...

ASSESSING THE VALUE OF TELEVISION ADVERTISING IN PROMOTING BRAND LOYALTY, USING ETISALAT EASY STARTER CAMPAIGN IN THE BENIN METROPOLIS.

ABSTRACT The major thrust of this work is to assess the value of television advertising in promoting brand loyalty; using Etisalat Easy Starter campaign in the Benin Metropolis. This work is divided into five chapters, using the survey method a quantitative tool of data analysis. This study helps to show the importance of television advertising in ensuring customer’s loyalty. This research work also helps Etisalat company to know if the people of Benin are exposed to their TV com...

CORRELATION BETWEEN READING COMPREHENSION PRACTICES AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF CLASS THREE PUPILS IN WESTLANDS SUB-COUNTY, KENYA

Researchers on reading have come up with different views on reading. According to Widdowson (1979) reading is an interactive process that goes on between the reader and the text, resulting incomprehension. Reading is therefore seen as the combination of textual information with the information the reader brings to the text resulting to the comprehension of the text. Anderson (2000) notes out that reading is a mental process, not getting from print but engaging the reader‘s mind to decod...

AFRICAN WOMEN AS SAVIORS OF THEIR SOCIETIES THROUGH CHANGING SCENES

Throughout the passing of times, women have been major influencers of what happens in their society. Either passively or actively, they make contributions to their surroundings sometimes doing this subtly. Their influences extend towards all aspects of human endeavours. However, for the purpose of this paper, we shall limit ourselves to the contributions of women in the African continent and how successful they have been as saviours of their societies through changing scenes.

EARLY MARRIAGE IS AN ANTIDOTE TO ILLEGAL RELATIONSHIP AMONG YOUTHS

ABSTRACTSThis research work focused on early marriage as an antidote to illegal relationship (premarital sex) among the youth, Ilorin south Local Government Area of Kwara State. Premarial sex is an isssue which most people r1efuse to talk about. It is sadly, still in a Muslim society, premarital sex is no more recognised as a forbidden fruit. Illegal relationship involves the various sexual activities performed by unmarried individuals.Illegal relationship is considered a major sin in Isl...

FOOD CONSUMPTION PATTERN AND MICRO NUTRIENT INTAKE OF MOTHERS IN OJO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF LAGOS STATE.

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to assess the food consumption pattern and micronutrient intake of mothers in Ojo Local Government Area in Lagos State. One hundred and eighty respondents were selected randomly. Data was collected using food frequency and anthropometric data such as height, weight and body mass index. Other date collected include the socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the respondents. The data were analyzed using descriptive analysis ...

A Philosophical Exposition of the Concept of Reincarnation in Yoruba Metaphysics

Death is a factual reality that every human being must encounter. However one fundamental question runs through the minds of men, “what happens after death?” when we die is that the end of our existence or is there a continuous existence in another form? There have been various stories about events that seem to suggest that even after death though the body decays, the soul of the person leaves on. This immortality of the soul is either explained as in the case of most Africans, thro...

SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES: AN EVALUATION OF ONLINE REFERENCE SERVICES IN SELECTED NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

The  study  evaluated  online  reference  services  through  social  networking  sites  in selected  university  libraries  in  Nigeria.  A  survey  approach  was  embarked  upon  to  ascertain patrons’  level  of  awareness,  their  preference,  source  from  which  they  were  inform  of existence  of the  servi...

ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE PROFESSIONALS IN NIGERIA

Knowledge  management  is  a  cross-disciplinary  domain  that  cuts  across  library  and  information science,  management  science,  cognitive  science,  computer  and  information  science.  Its multidisciplinary  attribute  is  what  is  responsible  for  its  different  perceptions  from  different disciplines  as  well &nbs...


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