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The Foreseen and the Seen: White Community’s Marauding Bearing towards their Own Kind in The Late Bourgeois World

Corresponding Author : Dr. Muhammad Alamgir Toimoor (

Abstract :  Elizabeth Van Den Shandt, the narrator of Gordimer’s novel The Late Bourgeois World, depicts Max, her ex-husband in such way that it unravels a latent aspect of South Africa’s white community i.e. even if anyone of their own kind differs in complying with the long-held tradition then they are as ruthless to the deviant as they are to the black. At the outset of the fiction, it is indicated that this kind of outcome on Max’s part, who was put…

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James Joyce’s Eveline: A Victim of Transgenerational Trauma

Corresponding Author : Talukdar Mohammad Misbah Uddin (

Abstract : Eveline is a young woman who does not have any traumatic experience herself but shows the symptoms and crises of a trauma victim. The short story does not present any evidence that Eveline was abused in her childhood, but the inactions and dissociations she exhibits in the text indicate that her inactions are the result of a trauma. Although existing critical literature focuses on various aspects of paralysis in the short stories of Dubliners, there has not been much exploration…

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The Role of Rehearsal in L2 Writing

Corresponding Author : Shahnaz Mahmud (

Abstract : Rehearsal in language production refers to the act of voicing of ideas in the form of dialogue with oneself or conversation with others such as teachers or peers for the purpose of developing both language and content on a topic. The present study attempts to comprehend the role of rehearsal that a learner covertly performs during writing. The study analyses data collected during the writing task of three undergraduate students studying in the fourth semester of their four year program…

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Corporate Engagement to Address Child Labor in Ready Made Garments: A Focus on the Periphery of Dhaka

Corresponding Author : Mohammad Monjur-Ul-Haider (

Abstract : The present paper emphasized to explore an innovative approach for eradicating child labor through corporate engagement. Primary and secondary sources were used to prepare this paper. Both qualitative and quantitative methods were used for data collection. Data was collected by a research team that conducted surveys, case studies, in-depth interviews, Focus Group Discussions and informal interviews. Data and arguments in this paper establish that there should be a combined effort by the government, the private sector, and development agencies to…

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সিলেটের উপভাষার উজানি ও ভাটি রূপ

Corresponding Author : Dr. Md. Zafir Uddin (

Abstract : বাংলা ভাষার স্বতন্ত্র বৈশিষ্ট্যপূর্ণ উপভাষা হিসেবে সিলেটের উপভাষার স্বীকৃতি বিশশতকের সূচনালগ্ন থেকেই। সিলেটের উপভাষা ‘সিলেটি’ নামেই সর্বত্র পরিচিত। এই উপভাষার স্বাতন্ত্র্য যেমন আঞ্চলিক রূপে, তেমনি উচ্চারণগত পার্থক্যে, ধ্বনি শব্দ বাক্যে ও বিশিষ্টার্থক প্রয়োগেও। ঔপভাষিক স্বাতন্ত্র্য ছাড়া আরও কিছু বৈচিত্র্য ও বিশেষত্ব সিলেটের উপভাষায় পরিদৃষ্ট হয়। এর মধ্যে একটি হচ্ছে উপআঞ্চলিক রূপভেদ। অর্থাৎ, অঞ্চলভেদে সিলেটের উপভাষার রূপভেদ লক্ষযোগ্য একটি বৈশিষ্ট্য। এছাড়াও উপভাষাটির নাগরিক রূপের সঙ্গে রয়েছে গ্রামীণ রূপের বিস্তর ফারাক। সামাজিক স্তরবিন্যাস তথা বর্ণ, ধর্ম, লিঙ্গ, বয়স ও সম্প্রদায় ইত্যাদি ভেদেও…

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