International Journal of
English and Literature

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

IJEL Articles in press

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Portrayal of Virginity in Akiki Nyabongo’s Africa Answers Back, Mary K. Okurut’s The Invisible Weevil and Jane Bakaluba’s Honeymoon For Three

This paper examines the Portrayal of Virginity in Akiki K. Nyabongo’s, Africa Answers Back (1936), Mary Okurut’s Invisible Weevil (1998) and Jane Bakaluba’s Honeymoon For Three (1975). The study analyzes the place of virginity in African traditional marriage. The girls are trained by the elder mothers and aunts to remain a virgin until their wedding night. In Africa, virginity is highly valued that even if one is not a...

Author(s):MARY NAULA, JOSEPH JAKISA OWOR, TIMOTHY WANGUSA

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The Forgotten Bibliography of Albanian Drama

The present lack of a unique bibliography which can reflect the totality of published national drama, and the need for combined bibliography for educational purposes, led to the composition of the Bibliography of Albanian Drama. Research, for the first drama, lasted until 2017 and was conducted in Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Turkey, Italy, Greece, Croatia, in other Balkan countries, in Europe, in archives, in literary...

Author(s):Erenestina Halili

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Investigating the Negative Impact of Pragmatic Transfer on the Acquisition of English Pragmatic as Perceived by L2 Learners (A Review)

Pragmatics is a basic and vital part of dialect capacity all together for L2 learners to comprehend and be comprehended in their communications with native speakers (NSs).This study aims to identify pragmatics and pragmatic transfer, and to make an overview about the relation between pragmatic transfer and language acquisition. One of the main results that are demonstrated from this study is that there are several observed...

Author(s):Althawab Meznah

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Modernism: Cultural anarchy or new perspective

The decades between the end of the Nineteenth century and Twentieth century in the Western hemisphere have been years of conflict and ambiguities. The political frame has witnessed the rise and fall of a new social actor, the bourgeoisie; meanwhile the weaknesses of so called democratic systems have led to the madness of Totalitarianism. The very same confusion defines the cultural paradigm where old literary parameters...

Author(s):Castelli Alberto

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Some Non-Standard English features in creative writing in English in Cameroon

This paper examines some Non-Standard English features (henceforth NSE features) in Creative Writing in English in Cameroon (henceforth CWEC). The data are three novels which are published by learned Anglophone users of English. These novels are selected for classroom teaching in English-medium schools in Cameroon. The narrow data consist of non-standard words, phrases, expressions and short passages which are extracted...

Author(s):BOUM YANNICK

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Exploration Light and Darkness in Conrad`s Heart of Darkness

This paper deals with two contrary aspects ( Light and Darkness ), and how Joseph Conrad deliberately used these aspects in his novella Heart of Darkness. He takes advantage of several important literary techniques during the story. One predominant method of his storytelling is his use of light and dark symbolism. Throughout the story, the narrator, Marlow, portrays Europeans and Europe in terms of light and white,...

Author(s):Alkhafaji Weam Majeed

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