A Stylistic Analysis of 'Mufu Onifade's Nnamba's Curse


    This study titled “A Stylistic Analysis of Mufu Onifade’s Nnamba’s Curse examines the stylistic features which are evident in the text. The research adopts the style as a choice and deviation from the norm as its theoretical framework and also made use of simple random sampling techniques to bring out some extracts from the text as data for analysis using Lawal’s model of data analysis. From the analysis, the study discovers that the writer made extensive use of both linguistic and literary tools some of which are: sense relations, irony, metaphor, modification, proverbs, elision and simile as well as ambiguity amongst others in writing the text. It concludes that the writer’s choice of style has made the text interesting, unique, humorous and easy to comprehend.

    Keywords: Stylistics, Analysis, Mufu Onifade, Nnamba’s Curse

    DOI:  www.doi.org/10.36349/tjllc.2023.v02i01.007

    author/Onah Patrick El-kanemi & Imam Ummi

    journal/Tasambo JLLC | 15 May 2023 |  P. 54-64