Journal of Languages, Linguistics and Literary Studies is a referred journal published by the Editorial Board, Imo State University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of French, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. All views on conclusions contained in the journal are those of the authors of the articles. JOLLS prioritises dissemination of original research works of academics in Nigeria and international tertiary institutions. The Editorial Board hopes that the journal will serve as an effective medium for rapid communication among researches on language, linguistics and literary studies, in Nigeria and beyond.