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Deliberate Distortion and Misinformation in Movie Productions of Literary Works: A Study of Beowulf   Aloy Nnamdi Obika PhD Department Of English, Madonna University, Nigeria, Okija Campus, Anambra State. 08033820690 aloyobika@yahoo.com  & Uche Oboko, PhD Department Of English, Madonna University, Nigeria, Okija Campus, Anambra State. ucheoboko@yahoo.com   Abstract The tendency towards taking anything associated with the Information Communication Technology (ICT) to be modern, accurate, scholarly and enlightening is causing problems in the study of literature and language studies. This problem has so permeated scholarship that many classical texts on poetry and fiction have been dramatized and saved on compact discs (CDs). These plates being cheaply sold in the market are mostly bought and watched by students who then jettison the original texts which are in hard copies. They go so far as to look down on the few students who go back to the abandoned hard copies. For the present researchers to prove that this trend is inimical to academic enquiry and growth, they collected many versions of the Anglo-Saxon epic, Beowulf. Using ordinary random sampling, they selected just one since studying all the numerous copies obtained will not be possible in a paper of this nature. But as it is in Beowulf, so it is in many classic works of literature. On studying just one of them, and applying Formalism as the theoretical framework, the researchers discovered four sources of errors that make the ICT version to differ from the original texts. These sources are: errors due to interpolations by the producers, omissions of parts of the original text, alterations of the text and the impossibility of transposing a work of literature from one genre to another. Given the wide deviation between the ICT version and the original text the conclusion is that any student whose only knowledge of a text is based on the ICT version cannot be said to have seen and known the text. Finally, there is the urgent need for all teachers of literature to warn their students about the danger in relying on video versions of recommended texts. Keywords: Beowulf, Epic, Formalism, ICT, Language Introduction The craze about technology in our modern world conferred some superiority on anything that comes out of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) superhighway such that ideas expressed in the Internet or electronically disseminated are seen as not just current but scholarly. However, a critical study of some of the knowledge or literature electronically disseminated reveals the erroneous nature of this standpoint. An example of where such imperfection is glaring is in the aspect of rendering a literary work from one genre (poetry) to another (drama). This rendering is on the increase with some students jettisoning the printed copies of the texts and studying only the dramatized texts as they are in compact discs (CDs).                 With regard to the issue raised above, the experiences of the researchers illustrate what is currently in vogue. While teaching a group of students the Anglo-Saxon epic, Beowulf, one of the researchers discovered that almost half of the class had watched the dramatized epic poem in a video. On further enquiry, it was discovered that many classic works of literature have been dramatized and are being sold cheaply in the market. Among such works are: Homer’s Odyssey which is sold with its original title and the Iliad, which goes with the name Troy. Other reworked epic poems revolve round classical characters such as Hercules, Tristan and Isolde; the brothers Grimm and Alexander the Great. Other affected literary texts are Mario Puzo’s The Godfather, Thomas Malory’s Morte d’Arthur which sells with the name Merlin,...

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Igboscholars International Journal oF IGBO SCHOLARS FORUM, NIGERIA Volume 11. No 1, November, 2018

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Igboscholars International                                                                     OF IGBO SCHOLARS FORUM, NIGERIA Published by:                                                                                                                                                                                          ©Igbo Scholars Forum Nigeria All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior permission of the copyright owners. Printed by:                                                                                                                                                                                                Besing Books Multipurpose Publications                                                                                                                                            No. 9 Wisdom Avenue                                                                                                                                                                           Suleja, Niger State                                                                                                                                                                       08060850177   Editor:                                                                                                                                                                                             Onukwube Alex Alfred Anedo                         ...

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Ngụgharị Amaechina Nke G. I. Nwaozuzu Ezebube, Chinedu Chidiebere                                                                                                                                           Ngalaba Lingwistiks, Igbo na Asụsụ Naịjirịa ndị Ọzọ                                                                                                              Mahadum Naịjirịa, Nsụka                                                                                                                                 chinedu.ezebube@unn.edu.ng                                                                                                                                                          07030565592/08171253789   Ụmịedemede Ọrụ nchọcha a mere ngụgharị ejije Amaechina nke G. I. Nwaozuzu dere. Ebumnuche ya bụ ịgbagha echemeche nke ụfọdụ ndị ọgụụ nakwa ekwumekwu ọkọakụkọ n’ejije Amaechina na ama Amaechina chiri. Ọrụ nchọcha a mere nke a site n’iji atụtụ Dikọnstrọnshọn nke Jacques Derrida chepụtara. O ji usoro ‘agụm-ugbo-abụọ’ ma mee ngụgharị ya bụ ejije. Site na nchọpụta nchọcha, a hụtara na n’agbanyeghị na Ibekwe tụwara Udumma ime, nwa ahụ Udumma dị ime ya bụ nke Amaechina ma ọ bụrụ na a tụlee ya site n’ịgbakwasị ụkwụ n’ihe omenaala ndị nabatara. Site n’inyocha usoro omenaala alụmalụ ndị Igbo, ekwumekwu Ibekwe nakwa akparamagwa na ekwumekwu Udumma, a gbaghara echiche na ‘ama Amaechina chiri’ n’ejije Amaechina. Mkpọlite Ọkankụzi Gabriella Ihuarugo Nwaozuzu edeela ọtụtụ agụmagụ. Akaraka ya n’ebe ide agụmagụ nọ pụtawakara ihe n’ejije na abụ. Ejije ndị o derela gụnyere Ome Ihe Jide Ọfọ (1991), Ajọ Obi (1998), Nke M Ji Ka (2005), Eruru (2009) na Amaechina (2014). Naanị otu akwụkwọ abụ nke naanị ya dere a kpọrọ Akị na Ụkwa (2015) ka o nwere, n’agbanyeghị na o nwegasịrị abụ n’ụyọkọ abụ Igbo nke ndị odeabụ ndị ọzọ chịkọbara. Nwaozuzu site n’agụmagụ nka ya ndị a na-ezipụta nsirihụụwa ndị Igbo, mgbanwe batarala n’obodo, ihe obodo nabatara nakwa nke ha na-agbarụrụ ihu. Iji kwado nke a, Nwadike (1992) kọwara agụmagụ dịka ọrụ nka nke sitere n’echiche ma bụrụ nke e si na ya egosipụta ma na-ahụ ndụ. Nke a pụtara na agụmagụ dị ka enyo, nke e jị ele ndụ na obibi ya. Dịka agụmagụ na-enyocha ndụ, ọ na-arụtụ aka n’omenaala site n’izipụta usoro ndị si ebi ndụ ha. Agụmagụ na-emejupụta ihe ndị a site n’iji asụsụ rụọ ọrụ n’ụzọ nka. E kewara agụmagụ ụzọ atọ gbara ọkpụrụkpụ – iduuazị, ejije na abụ. Ọrụ nchọcha a gbadoro ụkwụ n’ejije. Ejije, dịka Ikeokwu (2000) siri kọwaa, bụ emereme nke (onye) ndị mmee na-ejije agwa ma ọ bụ akparamagwa (onye)...

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ÉKWÉ JỌNAL NKE NDỊ IGBO SCHOLARS FORUM, NIGERIA. Volume 10; No 1, October, 2018

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Onyenhazi: Onukwube Alex Alfred Anedo +2348037859249; +2348149225739 ÉKWÉ JỌNAL Ọkwa ideta akwụkwọ Ékwe Jọnal nke ndị IGBO SCHOLARS FORUM, Nigeria na-akpọku ndị odee nwere ederede e nyochere ma dezie nke ọma n’ihe gbasara Igbo na ndị ya, ka ha wete ha ka e bipụtara ha n’Ekwe Jọnal.. Anyị na-anabata ederede na atụmaatụ ọbụla metutere ọdịmma ndị mmadụ, asụsụ, ekpemekpe, agụmakwụkwọ, mgbaragwụ na mkpakwụkwọ, Akụkọntọala, Akụnaụba, Mmekọrịta mmadụ na ibe ya, Omenala, Nkanaụzụ, Mmekọrịta azụmahịa, Ọchịchị, Gburugburu, dgz. Zite akwụkwọ gị dịka akpaozi ntado nke ikuku site n’akara ozi ikuku a: igboscholarsforum@yahoo.com maọbụ i bipụta ya n’akwụkwọ ụzọ abụọ ma zigara ya otu onye n’ime ndị nhazi Jọnal a.Ụdị nrụakaebe ihe ndị e legere anya n’ide ederede anyị ga-anabata bụ MLA agba nke asaa. Jọnal a bu n’obi ịdị na-ewepụta akaọrụ ya kwa. Onukwube Alex . A. Anedo Onyenhazi IGBO SCHOLARS FORUM NIGERIA Department of African & Asian Studies, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State – Nigeria Phone: +2348037859249, 08149225739 e-mail:igboscholarsforum@yahoo.com; web: http://wwwigboscholarsforum.com.ng Vol.10; No.1 October, 2018 ISSN: 2476-8448 Printed by: Besing Books Multipurpose Publications No. 9 Wisdom Avenue, Suleja, Niger State 08060850177 ISSN: 2476-8448 NSIRI N’OCHE NHAZI Ekwe Jọnal bụ otu n’akaọrụ ndị Igbo Scholars Forum nke malitere site n’obi ịnụ ọkụ iji chịkọlata ụmụaka Igbo gụrụ akwụkwọ ka ha wee nwee ike ịmalite chewe echichi dịka ndị Igbo site n’idepụta akwụkwọ, na-ezukọ ma na-enwe ọgbakọ. N’eziokwu, ọ bụ Dr. Onukwube Alexander Alfred Anedo and Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Thecla Udemmadụ (Nee Obiora) malitere Igbo Scholars Forum was founded nke bidoro mgbe ha wepụtere akwụkwọ ha dere maka nna ọkpụtọrọ ọkpụ nke otu a bụ Prof. Obed Muojekwu Anizoba (Ozonwa),ka ọnwa Disemba nke afọ 2013 dị mkpụrụ ụbọchị iri na ise. Iji kwanyere ya ugwu. N’afọ ọma ya, Prof O. M. Anizoba kwere ha ọnya ikuku, http://www.igboscholarsforum.com.ng ebe ha ga-esi na-agwa ụwa ndị ndị Igbo bụ, ihe gbasara ndụ ha na ihe ha kwenyere na ya.. Jọnal ndị ọzọ nke ndị otu a chọrọ isi na ha na-eche Igbo n’ihu ndị ụwa bụ Ideal Journal na Igbscholars Journal. Onukwube A. A. Anedo, Ph.D. Ndị ndụmọdụ: 1. Dr. Mrs. Lizzy Anizoba Department of English and Litrature, Paul University, Awka – Nigeria 2. Prof. Sam Uzochukwu Department of Linguistics, African & Asian Studies, University of Lagos Nigeria 3. Prof B. Okolo Department of Languages & Linguistics, University of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria 4. Prof. Paul Ikechukwu Oguguo Department of Philosophy, faculty of Arts, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria 5. Dr. Mrs. Evelyn Ezinwanne Mbah Department of Linguistics, Igbo & Other Nigerian languages, Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria 6. Dr. Lucy Mgbemgasha Apakama Department of Nigerian Languages, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria (c) Igboscholarsforum 2018 Ndị so n’otu ndị nhazi 1. Onukwube Alex Alfred Anedo (Onyeisi Oche) Ph.D. (African Culture & Civilization); M. A. (African Culture & Civilization); M.Phil. (Chinese Culture & Anthropology); B.A.Ed. (Ed/Igbo/Linguistics); N.C.E. (Igbo/Religion); Diploma in Chinese Studies. Senior Lecturer, Nnamdi Azikiwe Umniversity, Awka; Visiting Senior Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, Igbo & Other Nigerian languages, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria 2. Rev. Bro. Charles Ogbuchukwu Okeke Ph.D; M.A. (ATR), B.D (Theo); B.Phil, PGDE, Dipl (Italian & French), Head of Department, Relious Studies, Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, Anambra State, Nigeria, 3. Enyinnia Samuel Ikokwu Ph.D, M.A; B.A. PGDE.(JOS). Specialist in Igbo Literature & Stylistics Department of Linguistice, Igbo & Other Nigerian languages, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria 4. Friday Ifeanyichukwu Ogbuehi Ph.D; M.A. B.A Department of Religion, Trinity Theological College, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. 5. Deacon Ndubuisi Ogbonna Ahamefula B. A. Linguistics M. A. Linguistics, Department of Liguistic, Igbo & Other...

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MEMBERS OF EDITORIAL BOARD OF ALL JOURNALS OF IGBOSCHOLARS FORUM (AJISCFN)

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Onukwube Alex Alfred Anedo (Chairman/Editor-in-Chief)                                                                                        Ph.D. (African Culture & Civilization); M. A. (African Culture & Civilization); M.Phil. (Chinese Culture & Anthropology); B.A.Ed. (Ed/Igbo/Linguistics); N.C.E. (Igbo/Religion); Diploma in Chinese Studies.                    Senior Lecturer, Department of African & Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts,                                                                        Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka;                                                                                                                                        Visiting Senior Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, Igbo & Other Nigerian languages,                                          University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria Rev. Bro. Charles Ogbuchukwu Okeke                                                                                                                    Ph.D; M.A. (ATR), B.D (Theo); B.Phil, PGDE, Dipl (Italian & French), Head of Department, Relious Studies, Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, Anambra State, Nigeria,  Enyinnia Samuel Ikokwu                                                                                                                                               Ph.D, M.A; B.A. PGDE.(JOS). Specialist in Igbo Literature & Stylistics Department of Linguistice, Igbo & Other Nigerian languages, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria                                                                    Rev. Cannon Friday Ifeanyichukwu Ogbuehi                                                                                                        Ph.D; M.A. B.A Department of Religion,                                                                                                                               Trinity Theological College, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. Deacon Ndubuisi Ogbonna Ahamefula                               ...

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