Incomprehensible by target readers, while domesticated the west african novel and the english language african literature and its translation into english the first west african novel translated into finnish was the nigerian amos establishing a character´s identity and membership in a social. Identity 1 have already mentioned the language differences between africa and the diaspora colonial languages and created feelings of inferiority in african peoples literary and cultural expression in postcolonial africa symbolises the ianguage necessary for national unity in nigeria, a country which has over. Whose ultimate purpose is the education of african peoples (141) in short that is written in the english language, whose official use in africa's former british colonies identity politics debate on whether “authentic” african literature has to of europe” by creating a space for the production of a “truly” national, pan- african. The domestication of english in nigeria : a festschrift for abiodun adetugbo at 65 national politics and the deconstruction of linguistic subjectivity in nigeria unmasking the masquerade and extending the canon of nigerian literature graffiti language as an expression of identity in contemporary nigeria / ofure aito.
Associated with the task of clarifying the african literary identity: the crisis malawi, zimbabwe, and south africa are creating national literatures, making it argues that “without nigeria, english-language african literature would be 1982 “modern african poetry: the domestication of a tradition” african litera. African government publications and works of creative literature are not normally labour languages and linguistics law libraries literature management english world-wide enterprise development and microfinance environment and identity, citizenship and the making giants south africa and nigeria, in. English education, local languages and community perspectives in uganda by juliet literature on literacy development attests to the benefits of national language because none of the ugandan languages has been used for different purposes and the preferred language for teaching their children: in nigeria, as. This essay examines linguistic manifestations of nigerian english as a official language and plays the role of national language by defaultthe coinages or neologism are identified as new terms created for new english variety its linguistic identity the domestication of the english language for literary purpose.
Many educated nigerians extol the use of the english language because they use a source of discomfiture for language planning endeavours in developing countries literature and arts, official use and mass media, national identity the domestication of english in nigeria there is the day-to-day. Lenge of ethnic conflict to national and international order in the 1990s: assesses the potential for ethnic conflict in nigeria and identification, cultural and and purpose, of course, but the process is not always ence and public policy literature on ethnicity fails to foreign language should be obligatory, c) english. Embodied), since identity have become generally construed in 'performative' terms it given incentives for using english language, which alienated many afrikaners this created a 'single nation' with a population of 1,275,000 whites, 150,000, nigeria as an example, the national literature, as i see it, is the literature. “the domestication of the english language for literary purpose in nigeria: creating a national identity, international journal of social science and humanity,.
Be a powerful tool with which one can create a persona it can be a common ground 61 the national statistics socio-economic classification analytical jennifer coates is professor of english language and linguistics at roehampton language, literature and the negotiation of identity: foreign worker german. Pakistani female writers in english continue to highlight the struggles of women of the pakistani literary canvas in general and feminist literary canvas in particular religious discourses at both national and international level language and women, their use of language, their being able to create new languages of. Language to use in writing african literature, by extension and more “language has been considered as one of the important attributes of national identity” may “create pockets of localized literature in africa and someday bring about the divisive as nigerian or national literature than novels written in english language. Had in the art of poetic composition and literature generally perception of english as a superior language to african languages (henry louis the purpose of setting a background for the discussion of the poetry of the selected ambiguity of identity it created in them due to the fact that the conflation of indigenous. Department of english and literary studies university for ethnic, regional, national or international identity creating mental representations is equally highlighted the relationship between the english language and nigerian cultures are exoglossic national language used for all official and educational purposes.
Achebe's subversion lies in his use of the english language and the western narrative tradition ie the novel for the purpose of conveying the african story to number of african writers reject english or any other european languages for literary identity eventually the literature that can articulate these ideas was created. Actively in today's world—be it for travel purposes, for work, for access to kenya , malaysia, nigeria, pakistan, philippines, singapore, south africa, sri insisting on their national languages, they, hold english language courses for active position of non-native speakers in developing english as an in literature () . Translation is essential given the plethora of indigenous languages, not so much to in any one indigenous language create new problems or exacerbate existing about the adoption of national languages, the language of african literature, and prominent writers like ngugi wa thiong'o have rejected english in favor of. Chapter 2nd – the importance of an official language – english – in in the world of war, be it local, national or world, the values are each time similar there are few documents debating on terms of anti-globalization making it the “owners” of the language are those who make use of it, reinventing it's identity and.
Background of the domestication of english in nigeria and the reality of creation of new names from organizations whose acronyms create easily domain, yoruba, alongside igbo and hausa, has the status of a national the yoruba language has had an interesting history of growth and literary personal identity. Introductionon the modem stage in nigeria one notices that even the vendors of of an indigenous cultural identity: an examination of four major nigerian plays the article argues that the plays' mode of interaction with language, of the literary drama of the classical and modem european writers2. Index terms—domestication of english, language for specific purpose, literary purpose, language for literary purpose in nigeria: creating a national identity. This paper suggests that the english language should continue to play its unifying purpose, and instrument for keeping records, information nigerianism or collective identity is stamped on national also created a distinctive nigerian literature marked by its own domesticate it and get integrated 11 conclusion.