LANGUAGE IN FEMINIST LITERATURE: A STUDY OF MARIAMA BA’S SO LONG A LETTER

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TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page
Certification
Dedication
Acknowledgement
Table of content

CHAPTER ONE
1.0     Introduction
1.1     Background to the study
1.2     Statement of research problem
1.3     Objective of the study
1.4     Significance of the study
1.5     Scope and limitation
1.6     Research Methodology

CHAPTER TWO
Literature review
2.1     Language and feminism
2.2     The relationship between language and behviour
2.3     Characteristic features of male and female language
2.4     Meaning of feminism
2.5     Theories of feminism

CHAPTER THREE
3.0     Research Methodology
3.1     Linguistic projection of female subjugation in Mariama Ba’s So Long a Letter
3.2     Parallelism
3.3     Linguistic foregrounding
3.4     Semantic compounding

CHAPTER FOUR
4.1     Female characteristic language use in So Long a Letter

 
CHAPTER FIVE
5.0     Summary and conclusion
Works cited


CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1     Background of Study

          The struggle for women’ right began in the 18th century during the period of intense intellectual activity known as the Age of Enlightenment.
In traditional Africa the woman is an object of constant scorn, degradation and physical torture. In the past, women did not exist as individuals with personalities to defend. They rather existed as mere docile and exotic accompaniments to the males. Throughout that period, women lacked a voice to articulate their dilemma and their points of view. They, thus, accepted their fate without resistance. Such passive stance results from societal conditioning through questionable cultural practices. From birth, through childhood and adolescence, to adulthood, Africans receive from society and others around the messages and feedbacks which launch them into roles and behaviors considered appropriate for males and females respectively. Most often, female are accorded inferior roles and such long years of cultural suppression and intimidation, unfortunately, misled the women into an underestimation of their capabilities and self worth. Encased in such a cultural mystique, the African women were particularly driven by a community sense since culture obviates individualism. In those days, these women, in addition to experiencing the same oppressive social condition as their male counterparts in a developing world, were subjected to extra repressive burdens arising from the socio-cultural structures of patriarchy and gender hierarchy. These years of subjugation have, however, produced in today’s women relentless questioning of the status quo. They protest against dehumanization, political enslavement and social oppression. They rationalize that the running of the Africa world is not the preserve for males and thus there should be absolute equality of both sexes in all spheres of life. Such a reaction is termed feminism, which is an....

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