Category: Literature – Poetry


The Ethnopoetic Study of Igbo Oral Funeral Poetry: A Case Study of Edda Dirge.

This study is an analysis of Igbo oral funeral poetry with particular reference to Edda. The principal objective of the study is to analyze oral funeral poetry performance of the Edda people with emphasis on the form and structure of Edda dirges, belief of causes and effects of death, themes and significance of oral funeral


Realism in William Ernest Henley’s Poems

This study investigates the formalistic elements and the mimetic signification of reality in William Ernest Henley�s ten selected poems using the qualitative- descriptive discourse content analysis. An in-depth analysis is conducted on the poetic elements and life�s realities extracted through the persona- addressee transaction identified. After a thorough analysis, it is found out that Henley�s