Get the complete project »
- The Complete Research Material is averagely 97 pages long and it is in Ms Word Format, it has 1-5 Chapters.
- Major Attributes are Abstract, All Chapters, Figures, Appendix, References.
- Study Level: BTech, BSc, BEng, BA, HND, ND or NCE.
- Full Access Fee: ₦7,000
The language of law has been viewed by many as difficult to understand primarily because of archaism in its morpho-syntactic structure. Also, the Latin and French maxims that have characterised legalese have prevented some researchers from delving into it. Another issue of concern to some researchers has to do with the longwinded sentence structure of legalese. Therefore, this study looks at how clauses are coordinated by and, but and or in the long sentences used in the Amended 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria with the aim of analysing the coordinated clauses, stating the syntactic implications associated with clausal coordination as well as determining the possible interpretation of the sections of the constitution where they are used. The study sets out to help non-legal practitioners comprehend sections of the constitution where clauses are coordinated as part of the Plain English campaign going on across the world. The scope of the study is limited to clausal coordination as the thesis topic implies. The theoretical Framework for the study was Systemic Functional Grammar. Halliday‟s symbols for dividing texts into constituent syntactic structures were used in the course of analysing and interpreting the data collated from a copy of the constitution procured by the researcher. Twenty-six compound and compound-complex sentences were randomly picked for analyses. Analyses were done in a tabular form of six columns: column one for serial number, two for the text, three for the source of the text, four for the text‟s analysis, five and six are for the syntactic implication of coordination and the realization possible meaning. The result of the analyse revealed that clauses are intentionally coordinated in some sections of the constitution for a number of reasons, such as: the need to further clarify the provision in the first conjoin with the one in the second conjoin; the room for the realization of a combination of alternatives, amongst others.
This chapter is divided into six parts. It discusses the background to the
study. It also looks at the statement of the problem with the research
questions arising from it. The aim and objectives of the study, together
with its scope are also captured in this chapter.
1.1 Background to the Study
A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents
according to which a state or an organization is governed. An organization
can be better run administratively if it has a constitution that will serve as a
guide. In a nutshell, there is no formal organization without a constitution.
The smooth operation of every government and society depends to a very
large extent on how well its constitution, written or unwritten, flexible or
rigid, serves its citizens (Ibileye, 2002:1).
You either get what you want or your money back. T&C Apply
You can find more project topics easily, just search
SIMILAR ENGLISH LITERARY STUDIES FINAL YEAR PROJECT RESEARCH TOPICS
1. THE DISCOURSE OF IMPOSED IDENTITY IN ISIDORE OKPEWHO’S CALL ME BY MY RIGHTFUL NAME AND RICHARD WRIGHT’S NATIVE SON» ABSTRACT Identity studies in African American literature, over time, have depicted the interaction between black and white Americans and the connected...Continue Reading »
» CHAPTER 1 Background to The Study: The term pidgin is used to refer to a language which develops in a situation where speakers of different languages ...Continue Reading »
3. TRADITIONAL AESTHETICS TRANSFER AND THE AFRICAN NOVELISTS: A STUDY OF ACHEBE’S THINGS FALL APART AND LAYE’S THE AFRICAN CHILD» ABSTRACTAfrican novelists draw their raw materials from different sources, some draw their raw materials from the folktales being told at night, some ...Continue Reading »
» ABSTRACT This research work is based on the importance of indigenous language in broadcast media. This project therefore clamoured for the development...Continue Reading »
» ABSTRACT Newspapers are veritable tools for promoting literacy through reading, writing and dialogues (among readers and critics), which are the hallm...Continue Reading »
» CHAPTER ONE1.0 INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYLanguage is generally used for the purpose of interaction among people in the society. It is als...Continue Reading »
7. ROLES OF AFRICA WRITERS IN AFRICA SOCIETY, USING ZAINAB ALKALIS “STILL BORN” AND THE “VIRTUOUS WOMEN” AS CASE STUDY» INTRODUCTION The earliest novelist in Africa were men before the advent of female writers in the scene. Then, the male writers portray women as instru...Continue Reading »
» CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Sex, Gender and Violence. In recent years, increasing attention has been paid to women writing in Africa. Consequently, g...Continue Reading »
» Abstract Human reality has been one of the major concerns of literature. But human reality cannot be fully explored without history. However, history ...Continue Reading »
10. THEME OF CORRUPTION IN THE POST-COLONIAL AFRICAN NOVEL: A STUDY OF ABUBAKAR GIMBA’S WITNESSES TO TEARS AND CHINUA ACHEBE’S A MAN OF THE PEOPLE» CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Chinua Achebe has proven his worth among English speaking African novelists by representing the A...Continue Reading »