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: 261

Table of Content: July-September 2020 ; 11(3)

August 2020

The role of applicative morphology in marking the telicity of applicative verbs in Ruruuli-Lunyala

This study examines the role of the morphology of applicatives in marking the telicity of applicative verbs in Ruruuli-Lunyala. Applicative verbs in Bantu languages have largely been investigated as allowing a new object Noun Phrase (NP) within the subcategorization of their base verb; this leads to a change of valency with the new Noun Phrase (NP) often giving a certain thematic role. However, less attention has been...

Author(s): Atuhairwe Amos  

August 2020

The influence of Pidgin English on educational outcomes among secondary school students in Nigeria

This study was carried out in view of the influences of Pidgin English amongst the students in Nigeria using Port Harcourt Local Government Area in Rivers State as a case study. It was conducted on two hundred students and eight teachers from four selected schools, four government workers and eight staff from the media. This research was executed because of the high rate of communication in Pidgin English amongst...

Author(s): Prince Daniel Ozioma Onyejelem and Onyejelem Perpetual Onyedikachi  

August 2020

Thematic functions of oral literature in the speeches of legendary Oromo heroes in Bale Zone, Oromia

The major purpose of the study was to analyze thematic functions of oral literature used in the speeches of Oromo heroes (Haaji Adam Saddo, General Husen Bune, Colonel Aliyyi Cirri, General Waqo Gutu, and Colonel Adam Jilo) from the three selected districts (woredas) (Madda Walabu, Gobba, and Sawwena) of Bale zone, Oromia region. Qualitative research design was employed. To this effect, relevant data was collected...

Author(s): Muktar Ahmed and Umer Ali