SYMBOLS OF DECADENCE IN AYI KWEI ARMAH’S THE BEAUTIFUL ONES ARE NOT YET BORN

Abstract This work introduces the major variable in this research topic as well as gives a brief background of the text adopted for critical analysis. The text selected for the study, therefore will focus on the concept of symbol and… Read More

CULTURE CONTACT AND CONFLICT A SURVEY OF THINGS FALL APART NO LONGER AT EASE AND ONE OTHER STORY

Abstract The African people have varying behaviors, mannerisms, beliefs, thought patterns and way of interaction and all of these differences formed their culture and impacted their way of life. However, with the coming of the Europeans to Africa came cultural… Read More

A PRAGMATIC ANALYSIS OF SELECTED CARTOONS IN VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

ABSTRACT Artists, 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… Read More

A FEMINIST READING OF MOBOLAJI ADENUBI’S EMPTY ARMS AND HILARY ROUSE-AMADI’S AMINA

ABSTRACT African writers have pre-occupied themselves with the happenings in the society. Thus, thematic focus has always been on societal ills, one of which is female oppression. This study examines the feminist perspectives in Hilary Rouse-Amadi’s Amina and Mobolaji Adenubi’s Empty Arms. The… Read More

A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF NAIRA HAS NO GENDER BY OLU OBAFEMI

ABSTRACT There have been interests over ages in studying how people communicate during interaction. This interest has lead to the emergence of discourse analysis which has the aim of studying how people communicate using sentence or clauses. In view of… Read More

“CORRUPTION” IN THE NOVELS OF ADAOBI NWAUBANI TRICIA’S I DO NOT COME TO YOU BY CHANCE AND LABO YARI’S THE CLIMATE OF CORRUPTION

Abstract Corruption has long been harmful and dangerous to the development of Nigeria systems. This study therefore, sheds light on the scourge of materialism and relevant institutions. The sociological theory, which supports investigation unto the function of systems in the… Read More

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF EMECHETA’S SECOND CLASS CITIZEN AND NWAPA’S EFURU

 ABSTRACT This study undertakes a comparative analysis of the works of two Nigerian female novelists: Buchi Emecheta and Flora Nwapa, it looks at the contemporary African society which is dominated by men.Little or no recognition is given to women thus… Read More