Ahmad Mahbubul Alam

Ahmad Mahbubul Alam
Manarat International University · English

MA in English

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Introduction
BA (Hons), MA (English), DCS, CEFP-1, PhD Research Fellow (BUP), Associate Professor & Head, Department of English, Manarat International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Additional affiliations
June 2003 - present
Manarat International University
Position
  • Professor
June 2003 - present
Manarat International University
Position
  • Professor
Education
July 2001 - June 2002
Darul Ihsan University
Darul Ihsan University
Field of study
  • English Language and Literature

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Publications (25)
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Nineteenth-century English poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning expresses how human life relies intensely upon love in her poems, and the famous twentieth-century Bengali lyricist Meera Dev Burman wrote several iconic Bengali lyrics on love as the central theme. The passionate love expressions in the poems and lyrics of these two female writers can be c...
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D. H. Lawrence’s “The Odour of Chrysanthemums”, tells the story of Elizabeth who also craved to break free from an unwanted life, but never could, and had an epiphany of the futility of a long relationship that she could not mend anymore. James Joyce’s “Eveline” from the 1914 short story collection Dubliners tells the story of Eveline who almost br...
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William Butler Yeats' poem A Prayer for My Daughter (1921) is the continuation of his apocalyptic poem The Second Coming, as his prayer to protect his daughter by hiding her behind class divisions and hoping that his daughter never wants to seek change from traditions, while William Faulkner's A Rose for Emily (1930) shows the result of extreme sup...
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This paper studies four selected short stories of Kate Chopin, published in the late 19th-century American setting, and analyzes the psychological needs of the female protagonists through a feminist eye to examine the commonality in each of the protagonist’s struggles, analysing the portrayal of their (protagonists) stories, specifically reflecting...
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Rabindranath Tagore has always been an allure for the readers because of his multifaceted presentation of themes and the characters continuously playing roles to heighten those themes. Especially, Tagore's female characters have such diversities that have made his short stories so significant to the world in the twenty-first century. Some Tagorean...
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The paper endeavors to comprehend the liberal humanism of literature in respect of time and place. Poets, whether eastern or western, being the emotional class, present the natural, simple and ordinary things in some extraordinary manners with their literary intellect, linguistic genius, and philosophic depth. In every language, there is mourning f...
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The current paper observes the recent trend of advertisement jingles and their tremendous effects to stimulate consumers' behavior, especially that of the young consumers who not only get sensitively motivated with this marketing practice of using lyrical language, blended with attractive tunes, presented with appealing singing style but also often...
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King Lear is one of the most famous tragedies by the great Elizabethan playwright William Shakespeare. Perhaps this is the most exceptional play by Shakespeare not only for its protagonist's being an old-aged man who is nearly at the end of his life, but also for its artistic blending of good and evil forces through the whole action-line of the pla...
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Bangladesh needs to give the general populace a sound working knowledge of social English with special emphasis on speaking skill. In this information age, English is the most needed prerequisite for worldwide communication at present. It is an inclusive language. While learning the English language, today’s youth cannot overlook the verbal aspects...
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Code switching and mixing, together, has always been a universal phenomenon, which mainly occurs due to linguistic borrowing. The native Bengali speakers have always been switching and mixing codes for decades, leading to its necessity for academic consideration. The present study attempts to analyse the prevailing practice of code switching and co...
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Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness is one of the finest works in English literature where setting plays a vital role upholding the theme. In this novella none of the themes is explicit in the surface of the story, rather the different themes are encapsulated with the different aspects of the story and one of them is 'setting'. This study goes on fin...
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William Shakespeare is an excellent mastermind, who has approved the vindictive violation of universal attitudes in human existence; even a versatile affectionate mother becomes an embodiment of a negative explorer rather than a vintage one. In Shakespearean tragedies, exceedingly women characters acquire virility in their psychological appearances...
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CLT (Communicative Language Teaching) has become a buzz word these days in the field of ELT (English Language Teaching) in Bangladesh. Although the CLT approach has been adopted in Bangladesh aiming at achieving a glaring change by our learners in the EFL (English as a Foreign Language) context, it has ultimately brought forward a disastrous outcom...
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Nature has often been one of the prominent themes in literature. It has been the topic of celebration by the Romantics to have a way out from the hectic business of city life. On the other hand, the adaptation of the same subject has also been observed by the Modern poets to put emphasis on the realities and responsibilities of human existence. Thi...
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The second of the four skills of English Language ‘speaking’ indisputably performs an enormous function in communication. Speaking two languages intensely shapes the brain and changes how the nervous system responds to sound. Developing a second language has both the advantages and difficulties. Though English is more imperative for the development...
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Nature has often been one of the prominent themes in literature. It has been the topic of celebration by the Romantics to have a way out from the hectic business of city life. On the other hand, the adaptation of the same subject has also been observed by the Modern poets to put emphasis on the realities and responsibilities of human existence. Thi...
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Baul Shamrat Shah Abdul Karim was a distinctive Bengali spiritual saint, mystic lyricist, song composer and a social reformer of modern era. His works and ideology have an immense influence on sub-continental music and culture especially in Bengali and Indian culture after almost two hundreds years of the period of great Lalon Shah. Most of his lyr...
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Abstract: In Bangladesh, English language learning and teaching have always been facing obstacles to bring out positive and effective results. To make a progressing change, recently our education system has adopted the Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) approach in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT) terminating the years-long practice...
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Francis Bacon was the most distinctive essayist of the Elizabethan era. There is much utilitarianism depicted in his essays in our day to day life. He was a social reformer of the then time. We find strategies, optimism, truth, practicality, explanation, allusions, straightforward morality and didacticism in his essays. Consequently his influence u...
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Syed Mujtaba Ali and Alexander pope are the legendary authors in the ground of respectively Bengali and English literature whose names and the word ‘Satire’ are considered as the two sides of a same coin. They have successfully visited both of the arena of prose and poetry riding on the chariot of satire. The ‘diction’ they have used; their ‘stylis...
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In Bangladesh Segregated Learning System (SLS) is practiced for years to educate autistic children or children suffering from developmental disorder. SLS totally isolates a learner from the society offering less chance to get adapted with the realities of the world beyond. Inclusive Learning System (ILS) is the method introduced to nurture the auti...
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Begum Rokeya Sakhawat is the precious jewel of the nineteenth century of our subcontinent. She represents her contemporary society, her nation and her country. She is the pride of the Muslim women. Her revolutionary writings made her immortal in the literary world. As a feminist, her writings are invaluable. Many feminists were born after her but n...
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In the field of language teaching, many methods are now considered as outdated ones and some of them have already been obsolete. Now-a-days, the language teaching method that gets much priority is the Communicative Language Teaching (CLT). This priority is given in both ESL (English as a Second Language) and EFL (English as a Foreign Language) cont...

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