Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

UTOPIANISM AND CHARATERISATION IN AMINATA SOWFALL’S THE BEGGER’S STRIKE AND SEMBENE OUSMANE’S XALA

INTRODUCTIONThough a lot of people have written Utopianism and characterization, but this research work is to assess Utopianism in Aminata Sowfall’s The Beggars Strike and Sembene Ousmane’s Xala through the use of characterization. Hegel’s in the phenomenology of spirit maintains that as a warning against all forms of Utopianism, similar Observations have been made about the Russian revolution, but it would be more true to say that utopianism is an element of every progressive social ch...

COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS

INTRODUCTIONCommunication could be described as a process of passing information and understanding to one or more persons. It is a means by which behaviour is modified, change is affected, and information is made productive in order to achieve objectives and goals of organizations.In an business, there are different units performing various functions. Thus, communication serves as a linking process by which parts of a system are tied together. Communication provides the links, which bind an o...

TRADITIONAL AESTHETICS TRANSFER AND THE AFRICAN NOVELISTS: A STUDY OF ACHEBE’S THINGS FALL APART AND LAYE’S THE AFRICAN CHILD

ABSTRACTAfrican novelists draw their raw materials from different sources, some draw their raw materials from the folktales being told at night, some writes about the village life before the Colonial masters while some transfer the beauty in African tradition into their works. Laye’s The African Child and Achebe’s Things fall Apart are embodiment of African tradition as observed by other criticis. Therefore this research work examines the transfer of traditional aesthetics in The African ...

COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS ORGANIZATION

Communication can simply be defined as the transmission of information with the purpose of influencing the receiver. Although communication has pervasive application to all phases of managership. Communication is any act by which one person gives to or receives from another person information about that person’s needs, desires, perceptions, knowledge, or affective states. Communication may be intentional or unintentional, it may involve conventional or unconventional signals, may take lingu...

THEMES AND IMAGERY IN SELECTED ROMANTIC POEMS

ABSTRACTThis study is set out to analyze the themes and use of imagery of the Romantic period in William Wordsworth’s “The World Is Too Much With Us” and “I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud” and William Blake’s “London” and “The Garden of Love”. The purpose is to enlighten readers on the need for the return of man back to nature as the means for correcting a decaying society. The Romantic theory is adopted for the analysis of this study. The result is that the themes and use of ...

THE ROLE OF MODERN TECHNOLOGY IN ACHIEVING COMMUNICATION EFFICIENCY IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This global modern technologies in the nineties had been such a glaring and widely exciting experience.  This leaves no body even a Thomas in doubt of what situation and trend will look like even as we are now in the 21st century. Expectedly, there will be an era of complete and total information revolutionary Age.  This period which is entire world finds themselves how is a peculiar and highly sophisticated communication age that is characterized  by a “Net-comp...

THEMATIC EXPLORATION OF BUCHI EMECHETA THE JOYS OF MOTHERHOOD AND SECOND CLASS CITIZEN

ABSTRACTThis long essay is a thematic exploration of Buchi Emechata’s The Joys of Motherhood and Second Class Citizen both of which focus on Feminism as a worldwide social theory, ideology and political movement directed at changing the existing power relations between man and woman. The works identified sociolinguistic factors such as age, gender, religion, education, occupation and culture as factors affecting the use of language in terms of what one says and how it is said concerning fem...

THE SOCIOLOGICAL INDICES OF AFRICAN DRAMA: A STUDY OF WOLE SOYINKA’S THE BEATIFICATION OF AREA BOY: A LAGOSIAN KALEIDOSCOPEAND OLU OBAFEMI’S SCAPEGOATS AND SACRED COWS

ABSTRACTA persisting tendency in African Drama has remained a careful evaluation and a critical analysis of the African society for the purpose of heralding the cultural virtues and attacking the vices prevalent in the African society for a general social transformation.  Drama has been defined as the mimesis of life on stage before a given audience and a replication of the human society on stage. Therefore the purpose of this research is to highlight and discuss in details the sociologi...

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND THE CHANGING ROLE OF MASS MEDIA IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTIn this study, the researcher examined the impact of information technology (IT) on media development in Nigeria. Towards this end, the researcher randomly selected 78 staff of radio Nigeria and the guardian newspaper to form the study sample. The 78 members of the study sample were given 78 copies of structured questionnaires to complete. Their responses were analyzed using percentages.The analyses of the responses revealed the following findings.i. The use of IT resources had positi...

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...

CULTURAL IMPLICATION OF HIV/AIDS IN AFRICA THE ROLE OF MASS MEDIA IN GALVANIZATION SUPPORT FOR THE FIGHT AGAINST THE SCOURGE

INTRODUCTION Since 1981 when HIV/AIDS was first diagnosed in united states of America, (USA) the virus has spread throughout the worldwide affecting both the rich and the poor urban and rural people alike. Technically speaking, the HIV which disables the human immune system is either of two strains of a retrovirus, HIV – 1 or HIV-2 that destroys the immune system T Cells the loss of which causes AIDS (Encarta, 2006). The African continent has not been spared from this scourge. Statistic re...

THE MYTHOLOGICAL ICONS IN AMOS TUTUOLA THE PALM-WINE DRINKARD

ABSTRACTThis project explores the Amos Tutuola’s Palm – Wine Drinkard in terms of it’s use of mythological icons. In particular, the project seeks to explore the novel as an important artifact and a literary product of social existence. It examines how “authencity” is signified in The Palm – Wine Drinkard as it is written by a native artist. In doing so, the project seek to demonstrate that it is an ambivalence over the value and significance of The Palm – Wine Drinkard. Instabi...

THE ROLE OF ESBS RADIO ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT OF OBUOFFIA AWKUNANAW IN NKANU WEST L.G.A. A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE BROADCASTING SERVICE

ABSTRACTRural development is a very important aspect in the development of a nation nd for a nation to develop  very well, it must reach the  rural dwellers and the  rural  masses  must be aware  of the developments  and for the government to reach the rural populace they have to use certain  strategy  like through  the  media or   going  to     them face to face. THE PROJECT ‘’ THE ROLE OF ESBS  RADIO ON...

THE IMPACT OF YORUBA LANGUAGE ON THE SPOKEN ENGLISH OF STUDENTS (INDIGENES) OF ILORIN (TOWNSHIP)

ABSTRACTThis study has set out to find the influence of Yoruba Language on the sound system of spoken English Language among the indigenous Ilorin Yoruba undergraduate students. It was to find out the features that distinguish Ilorin Yoruba accent from the Received Pronunciation. The Recorded speech of fifty selected undergraduate students from three universities within Ilorin was used. Students who were native of Ilorin and who have spent at least two academic years in higher institution wer...

THE ROLE OF THE BROADCASTING MEDIA IN UPLIFTING THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM OF ENUGU STATE. (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU METROPOLIS )

ABSTRACTDevelopment is the process of moving the world, of  engage in the task of self- improvement with the available is necessary, not only for all aspects  of  a person'’ development,  but also for all aspects of a nation development following this, the broadcast media are the most vital instrument for influencing the masses to either consumer or conserve.   In development  countries an issue which does not appear on television or radio does not even ex...


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