Strength for Today and Bright Hope for Tomorrow

Volume 18:6 June 2018
ISSN 1930-2940

Managing Editor: M. S. Thirumalai, Ph.D.
Editors: B. Mallikarjun, Ph.D.
         Sam Mohanlal, Ph.D.
         B. A. Sharada, Ph.D.
         A. R. Fatihi, Ph.D.
         Lakhan Gusain, Ph.D.
         Jennifer Marie Bayer, Ph.D.
         G. Baskaran, Ph.D.
         L. Ramamoorthy, Ph.D.
         C. Subburaman, Ph.D. (Economics)
         N. Nadaraja Pillai, Ph.D.
         Renuga Devi, Ph.D.
         Soibam Rebika Devi, M.Sc., Ph.D.
         Dr. S. Chelliah, Ph.D.
Assistant Managing Editor: Swarna Thirumalai, M.A.

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Select Papers from the National Conference on Challenges and Opportunities for Teaching and Research in English Language and Literature, March 23, 2018.

  • Greetings from the Founder & Chancellor ...
    Dr. G. Viswanathan

  • Vice President's Message ...
    Sankar Viswanathan

  • Assistant Vice President's Message ...
    Ms. Kadhambari S Viswanathan

  • Vice Chancellor's Message ...
    Dr. Anand Samuel

  • Pro Vice Chancellor's Message ...
    Dr. N. Sambandam

  • Dean's Message ...
    Dr. Attanu Dutta

  • Editor's Preface ...
    Dr. V. Rajasekaran

  • Minimalism in Modern Indian English Poetry: A Study ...
    Dr. Agnes Nirmala. J., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

  • Literary Techniques and Devices in Select poems of Ecomystics:
    St. Francis of Assisi & Hadewijch
    Sr. P J Alphonsa, Ph.D. Research Scholar

  • The Representation of Trans-men by A. Revathi:
    Arguments and Counter Arguments
    S. A. Annie Swetha, M.A., M.Phil. Research Scholar

  • How Not to Speak English: Using Nissim Ezekiel’s
    “Goodbye Party for Miss Pushpa T.S.” in ELT
    Apala Dasgupta Barat, Ph.D.

  • A Review on Critical Thinking and CLIL – Content and Language Integrated Learning ...
    B. R. Aravind, M.A., B.Ed., Ph.D. Student and
    Dr. V. Rajasekaran, Ph.D.

  • Transgressing the Traditional Beliefs and Customs in
    Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai’s Chemmeen
    S. Arunkumar, M.A., M.Phil., SET

  • M-Learning: Use of Mobile Phones as an Effective Tool for
    Teachers’ Professional Development
    P. Caroline Cynthia, M.A. and
    Dr. V. David Jayabalan, M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D.

  • Integration of Language Skills in Teaching English ...
    S. Dinakaran, M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil.

  • Twisting and Twirling Tongues: The Taste of Time ...
    Dr. G. J. Hamlin, P.G.C.T.E., Ph.D.

  • A Study of the Societal Reflections in the Literature of
    Indian Writing in English
    Dr. Inayat Chaudhary, M.A., Ph.D.

  • Comprehensive Learning Input in English Language Acquisition
    through Short Stories
    K. Jeba Mahil, M.A., M.Phil. Scholar and
    Dr. Suresh Frederick, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., PGDJMC

  • A Study of Indian Social Structure of Caste:
    Bharathipura by U. R. Ananthamurthy
    A. Monika, M.A., B.Ed., MBA (HR), M.Phil.

  • A Thematic Study of Lakshmi Kannan’s Select Poems ...
    P. Murugesan, M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., SET., (Ph.D.)

  • Narratives of Lesser Known Women –
    A Review of Their Representation in Syllabus and Curriculum
    Phebe Angus G., M.A., M.Phil.

  • Acquisition of Language through Song Lyrics ...
    Samson Abraham, H., M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil. and
    Dr. Suresh Frederick, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

  • “I am not what I am” – A Psycho-analysis of Negative Characters
    Lady Macbeth, Iago and Regina (Little Foxes)
    Sathiyapriya. S., M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil.

  • Reinventing the Culture and Tradition in Attia Hosain’s
    Sunlight on the Broken Column
    Ms. R. Shobia, M.A., M.Phil.

  • Video Recordings of Oral Presentation Skills and Edmodo App to
    Enhance Presentation Skills of Students
    Dr. H. Sofia, M.A., M.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D.

  • Marked Melioration: Mining the Murky Memories in
    the Select Novels of Amy Tan
    Ms. M. Velvizhi, Ph.D. Scholar and Dr. J. Amalaveenus

  • Cultural Binarism in Things Fall Apart ...
    Keerthana V., M.A. (I year)

  • The Influence of Father’s Association with the Growing Up Daughters Characterized in
    A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
    Meka Vemaiah, M.A., B. Ed.

  • Inducting Phonetic Script/Symbols for Teaching Pronunciation ...
    Dr. A. Edwin Jeevaraj, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

  • Communicative Activities in English for Vernacular Medium Students ...
    Prof. John Jelestin, M.A, M.Phil., Ph.D. Candidate

  • Feminism Portrayed in Short Stories of Rabindranath Tagore ...
    Viha Samrutha, A. R., B.A. English Literature

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