International Journal of
English and Literature

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. English Lit.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2626
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJEL
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 257

Table of Content: February 2011; 2(2)

December 2010

Symbols, metaphors and similes in literature: A case study of "Animal Farm"

  One of the aims of literary text is to say as much as possible as briefly as possible, means to say more in few words to achieve a maximum effectiveness. In this case, figures of speech, specifically symbol, metaphor and simile have an important role, as they include figurative meaning of words besides their literary meaning. In this article, symbols, metaphors and similes in George Orwell's‘Animal...

Author(s): Elaheh Fadaee

  • Article Number: 39296CD965

February 2011

Qualitative and quantitative analyses of L2 learners’ performance in essay writing and two correction tasks: Insights from L2 acquisition research and cognitive psychology

  This study attempted to find answers for the following questions: (1) Are students’  errors in grammatical structures, as they will appear in their written output, due to  deficiency in their conscious grammar rules, or to deficiency in their abilities to transfer this knowledge (if it exists) to other language tasks such as writing compositions in English? and (2) Can conscious rules...

Author(s): Hosni M. El-dali

  • Article Number: 8888256971