English Language, Literature & Culture

Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Research Article

    Globalization, Orature and the Preservation of Animal Species: The Example of Conversation on Cross River Gorilla in Bechati Tradition

    Tatang Banda

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: Dec. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 18, 2023
    Published: Jan. 08, 2024
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    Abstract: This study underscores the relevance of the transposable cultural practice of the Bechati people to the protection and preservation of the few surviving cross river gorillas this hub has and the environment as a whole. The work uses the sociological, eco critical and new historicist lenses to show how the Bechati practice identifies them in a globa... Show More
  • Research Article

    Harmonizing Two Horizons: Literature and Medicine in Poetry of John Keats

    Yogesh Sumantrao Kashikar

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 9-15
    Received: Sep. 04, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 19, 2023
    Published: Feb. 01, 2024
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    Abstract: Literature reflects life experiences and emotions, offering insight into society and suggesting ways to improve it. Writers should skillfully depict their society's reality and guide it towards higher ideals and greater compassion. They often delve into various aspects of human health and medical practices, considering biological, socioeconomic, an... Show More
  • Research Article

    Effects of Applying Problem Based Learning (PBL) Strategy Use on Students’ Oral Vocabulary as One Aspect of Speaking Performance

    Fekadu Adam Jeldu*, Zeleke Teshome Lucha, Jira Jabessa Feyisa

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 16-28
    Received: Dec. 24, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 12, 2024
    Published: Feb. 21, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ellc.20240901.13
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    Abstract: This study’s main goal was to investigate how PBL, a learning strategy, might improve students’ oral vocabulary, which is one component of their speaking abilities in an EFL class with grade 11 students as the emphasis. The experimental (treatment) and comparative groups were the two research groups. Biftu Nekemte Secondary School was the site of t... Show More
  • Research Article

    Subjugation of Indigenous Land: The Geographical Depletion of Place Depicted in Linda Hogan’s Mean Spirit

    Sun Xiaofang*

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 29-35
    Received: Jan. 20, 2024
    Accepted: Jan. 31, 2024
    Published: Feb. 21, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ellc.20240901.14
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    Abstract: Linda Hogan is a Chickasaw writer who has been always concerned about the issue of place in her literary works since place is taken as a witness, participant and even sufferer of the Native American people’s colonial history. Meanwhile, the native belief regarding human relationships to land and place in cosmological and ecological aspects can also... Show More