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THE CONCEPT OF IKWUNNE IN IGBO COSMOLOGY: THE EXAMPLE OF ABATETE IN IDEMILI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE

Authors: ONYEGIRI CHIKODI DYMPNA

In FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE, IGBO LANGUAGE

By BLESSING IGWE

The general objective of this study is to examine the concept of “Ikwunne” (Maternal home) in Igbo cosmology with particular interest in Abatete in Idemili North Local Government Area. The specific objectives are as follows: 1. To ascertain the manifestation of maternal home relationship in Abatete in Idemili North L.G.A. of Anambra State. 2. To examine the privileges accorded to grandsons and granddaughters by the family/village members of their mothers. 3. To investigate the changes which have occurred in the practices of the concept of maternal home. 4. To examine how the changes that have occurred in the “Ikwunne” traditional system affected the people. 5. To identify the problems and prospects of the maternal home tradition in present Igbo land, especially Abatete. ABOVE 80 PAGES ABOVE | CHAPTER 1-5

THE CHANGING PATTERN OF IGBO TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE COSTUMES

Authors: ONUEGBU, IJEOMA EVELYN

In FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE, IGBO LANGUAGE

By BLESSING IGWE

1. The research wishes to show the rich culture of the Igbo people by reviewing their traditional marriage system, the stages and symbolic view of the marriage system. 2. It will also examine the costume involved in traditional marriage, which could be in their appearance such as the body markings known as (Uli body designs) which is done by both the bride and the groom, the hair do and the apparels such as the wears which includes the dress, jewellery adornments such as the necklace, anklets, jigida etc. 3. To detect what led to the changing patterns of the costumes? 4. To find out the values of the marriage costumes to Igbo marriage ceremony. 5. To detect the effects that are associated with the changing patterns of the marriage costumes on the Igbo society at large. ABOVE 120 PAGES | CHAPTER 1-5

CONFLICTS IN PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP SELECTED AFRICAN TEXT

Authors: OKEKE, CHIKAMNENE ONYINYE

In FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE, LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGES

By JUDE OKUJAGU

The main objective is to investigate the emerging conflict in parent-child relationship in selected literary works. The specific objectives are to: 1.identify and examine the forms of conflict in parent-child relationship; 2. examine the bases for conflict as identified by characters in the chosen texts for the study; 3.analyze the positive effects of conflict in parent-child relationship in the selected texts and 4.investigate internal mechanisms of improving relationship in the home as portrayed in the selected texts. ABOVE 80 PAGES ABOVE | CHAPTER 1-5

THE PORTRAYAL OF HOMOSEXUALITY IN SELECTED AFRICAN PROSE

Authors: THE PORTRAYAL OF HOMOSEXUALITY IN SELECTED AFRICAN PROSE

In FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE, LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGES

By JUDE OKUJAGU

The specific objectives are to: 1. find out the ways in which homosexual characters are portrayed in the selected African novels; 2. determine reasons for negative or positive portrayal of homosexual characters; 3. find out the attitudes of heterosexual and homosexual characters to one another in the selected texts; 4. examine how the characters become homosexuals, that is, is it biological, cultivated or circumstantial and 5. investigate issues of homophobia in the selected texts. ABOVE 70 PAGES | CHAPTER 1-5

SEXISM AND POWER DOMINANCE IN FEMI OSOFISAN’S ALTINE’S WRATH AND WOLE SOYINKA’S A PLAY OF GIANTS: A SOCIO-DISCOURSE ANALYTICAL STUDY

Authors: AMEKI, ADA ESTHER

In ENGLISH & LITERATURE, FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE

By MUHAMMAD ISA

The specific objectives are to: 1. identify and explain sexist language use in the selected texts; 2. examine from linguistic perspective how the writers portray the oppressive and discriminative nature of sexism in the society; and 3. investigate the effects of sexist language use in the texts. ABOVE 60 PAGES | CHAPTER 1-5