Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

A SOCIOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF PROVERBS IN ADIMORA- EZEIGBO’ S TRAFFICKED

ABSTRACTLanguage is learned, shared, and it is an arbitrary system of vocal symbols through which human beings in the same speech community or     sub-culture interact and hence communicate in terms of their common experience and expectations. Sociolinguistics is the study of any or all aspects of the society, including cultural norms, values, and beliefs. This research set out to carry out a sociolinguistic analysis of the proverbs in Adimora- Ezeigbo’s Trafficked. The sociolingu...

Aspects Of Gunganci Morphology

Introduction to the History of Gùngáwá People and Language.Gùngáwá is an adopted name for the Bàrèshe people by their Hausa neighbors which means Island dwellers because of their nearest to rivers and lakes. The people call themselves Bàrèshe, Tsureja or Yáúráwa but officially called Gùngáwá. The names of the language are Gùngáwá, Gùngácí.The Gùngáwá people are mostly found in Northern part of Kebbi State, and around Islands in extreme Sokoto State few of them we...

A PRAGMATIC ANALYSIS OF SELECTED CARTOONS IN VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

ABSTRACTArtists, especially, cartoonists have made vigorous effort to portray the society by familiarizing people with the on-going events in such society. This work aimed at investigating how pragmatic elements could be deployed to properly interpret the ways in which cartoons and their utterances depict and satirize socio-political realities in Nigeria. In this regard, sixteen “pocket cartoons” were selected from Vanguard editions between June and Sep., 2010 and they were analysed using...

THE NEGATIVE IMPACT OF INTERNET IN THE LIVES OF NIGERIAN YOUTHS (A STUDY OF INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY (IMT) ENUGU

ABSTRACTTechnology is a very important and useful part of life, effective and appropriate use of it still needs to be improved in education. This study set out to investigate the extent to which students of tertiary institution use internet for their project writing./ t his study will also present the ways students of tertiary institution access the internet during their research project writing and their trends in literature review using the internet.  The main objectives of this study ...

Noun Phrase In Migili

This research is aimed at discussing the general overview of Noun Phrase in Migili language. This research work is divided into five chapters.Chapter one which is the introductory part include: the historical background, socio-cultural profile, the scope and organization of study as well as the theoretical framework, the data collection method and data analysis and lastly , a brief review of the chosen framework.Chapter two shall focus on the basic syntactic concept such as phrase structure r...

A LEXICO-SYNTACTIC ANALYSIS OF ERRORS IN SELECTED YORUBA FILM SUBTITLED IN ENGLISH

ABSTRACTLanguage is learned and shred, it is an arbitrary system of vocal symbols through which human beings in the same speech community interact, thereby communicate. Errors in communication can be inhibitions towards effective communication and decoding of messages. This research sets out to carry out an error analysis on some selected Yoruba films subtitled in English. Errors were lifted from four Yoruba films subtitled in English and were numbered as attested in each film. Error analysis...

THE ASSESSMENT OF NIGERIA PRESS COUNCIL AS A REGULATORY MECHANISM FOR NIGERIAN JOURNALISTS

ABSTRACT In any academic pursuit all over the world, there must be situations and reason which could propel a research or project of this nature.  This same thing applies to this project which was tentatively researched and written in order to help students who may want to inquire more on the role of the Nigerian Press Council as a regulatory machanism for the conduct of journalism practices in Nigeria.  The Nigerian Press council though not performing quite to expectation in regu...

Aspects Of Question Formation In Ìjà-Kórò

This long essay aims at studying questions formation in Ìjà-Kórò, it will cover the general introductions of the study, the sound inventory of the language, the distribution of those sound and transformational generative grammar, this research work is divided into 5 chapters.Chapter one is the general introduction, presenting the background of the people, the status of the language and the historical background of the people. Also in chapter one, the socio-cultural profile and the genetic...

A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF JESUS’ CONVERSATION WITH THE SAMARITAN WOMAN

ABSTRACTIt is a known fact that Discourse Analysis is the analysis of language in use. This work shaowed how discourse analysis and pragmatic elements can be used in decoding facts and foregrounded information in the Holy Bible especially Jesus’ conversation with the Samaritan woman. The discourse elements such as: participants, context, turn-taking, exchange structure, reference, presupposition, inference, intention were used to bring out the foregrounded information in the conversation. I...

THE IMPACT OF NEWS COMMENTARIES ON RADIO LISTENERS (A CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL RADIO CORPORATION OF NIGERIA ENUGU)

ABSTRACTThe aim of this research project is to know the essence of radio commentaries and its impact on the listeners.The project stars with information which given insight into the historical  back ground of news commentaries.It processed to examine the impact news commentaries creates to this listens and the distinguishing features.  It then derives into detailed exposition of relevant literature formation of research question and hypothesis.The research question was formulated to...

THE IMPACT OF THE RADIO NIGERIA PROGRMME NGWO NWA NGWU AKO ON THE PEOPLE OF NGWO IN UDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA (A CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL RADIO CORPORATION OF NIGERIA (F.R.C.N)

1.0 INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGRAND TO THE STUDYThe Orgin of Ngwo Nwa Ngwu Ako is a central name for the entire Ngwo people which means the spirit of love ,oneness and the joy of every Ngwo man and woman .This is because history has  it that Ngwo which is made up of ten villages and at mile and recently five autonomous communities had one man as their father .The man in view was called NgwoAko, hence the unifying name ,NgwoAko   which literally means Ngwo Nwa Ako which literally mean...

The Uneme Noun Phrase

It has been discovered that the minority languages in Nigeria are not being paid much attention to.  Therefore, this long essay will describe and present the structure of Noun Phrase in Uneme language and the transformational processes involving such noun phrases.  The processes and the examples are presented and analyzed using Government and Binding theory. This research work is organized in such away that it will comprise five (5) chapters. The first chapter presents the introd...

THE ROLE OF BROADCAST MEDIA IN MOBILIZING WOMEN FOR POLITICAL PARTICIPATION

ABSTRACTThe low rate of female participation in politics compared to that of their male counter- parts in Nigeria creates a need to examine the situation in this study, “The role of broadcast media in mobilizing women for political participation in Nigeria”. This study examines the problems, first, defining the importance of women to participate in politics. The survey research method was employed in this study and questionnaires were used for data collection, then the hypotheses were tes...

THE USE OF STATE BROADCAST MEDIA AS PROPAGANDA MACHINERY BY STATE GOVERNMENT

ABSTRACT In several quarters, there have been allegation making round, that state governments use their state Broadcast media as propaganda machinery. The focus is to investigate such allegation using Enugu State Broadcasting Service (ESBS) radio/TV as a case study. The study was based on critical theory by staurt Hall. The theory views the means by which the “haves of society gain the willing support of the “have nots” to maintain the status quo. The study uses empi...

Choosing Librarianship As A Career Choice By Secondary School Students (A Case Study Of Some Selected Secondary Schools In Lokoja Metropolis)

The main objective of this study was to explore and to examine the attitude of students towards choosing librarianship as a career in some selected secondary schools in Lokoja metropolis.TABLE OF CONTENT Title page Certification …………………………………………………………………………… iDedication ……………………………………………………………………………… iiAcknowledgment……………………………………………...


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