2. Applied Linguistics (Inspirations from neighbor disciplines)
1. Uprising in “Uprising”: A Multimodal Analysis of Bob Marley’s Lyrics

Cosmas Rai Amenorvi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 159-178

http://dx.doi.org/10.22049/jalda.2020.26889.1186

Abstract
  This paper investigates how the theme of uprising is conveyed in Bob Marley’s final music album by the name “Uprising”. Through the methodological lenses of multimodality, attention is focused on how the album cover design, lexical items, literary devices, and other aesthetic ways such ...  Read More

2. Applied Linguistics (Inspirations from neighbor disciplines)
2. A Thematic Analysis of the National Anthems of English West Africa

Cosmas Amenorvi; Gertrude Yidanpoa Grumah

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 141-151

http://dx.doi.org/10.22049/jalda.2019.26509.1130

Abstract
  This paper investigates major themes espoused in the national anthems of English West Africa. Further, it seeks to find out how these themes are projected linguistically and literarily. Five English-speaking countries in West Africa, namely, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia and The Gambia, were ...  Read More

2. Applied Linguistics (Inspirations from neighbor disciplines)
3. Lexical Cohesion and Literariness in Malcolm X's " The Ballot or the Bullet"

Cosmas Rai Amenorvi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 27-37

http://dx.doi.org/10.22049/jalda.2019.26387.1100

Abstract
  This paper unearths the contribution of lexical cohesion to the textuality and overall meaning of Malcolm X’s speech 'The Ballot or the Bullet'. Drawing on Halliday and Hasan’s (1976) and Hoey’s (1991) theory of cohesion, specifically lexical   cohesion, whose main thrust ...  Read More