Volume 10 Issue 4

Dear Readers & Contributors,

Welcome to the January 2022 issue of IJELLS.

The issue is once again an eclectic mix of research papers which are engaging in their own right. This issue is an achievement of a decade of IJELLS as we step into the next one. We hope the trust and support of our readers and contributors will take us through the next decade. It has been a learning and challenging experience. If you have a suggestion for improvement, kindly mail to,

International Journal of English: Literature, Language and Skills – IJELLS extends its service into publishing books. We have started the enterprise IJELLS Publishing. This is a platform where we help the authors self publish their work. Check out our webpage at to understand more.

Happy Reading and Happy Sharing!

Dr. Mrudula Lakkaraju
Chief Editor

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Our Contributors

Dr KumKum Ray, Senior Cambridge, Honors Graduate from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University was awarded the best thesis award for her PhD Degree on Henry Louis Vivian Derozio the first Anglo Indian Nationalist Poet. She is an Education and poet-activist. She was awarded the Henry Derozio Award for Excellence in Education by the Indian Council for Certificate Examination in 2000. With a span of 42 years of teaching, she is the Member of the Area Advisory Board and Board of Studies of Amity University Uttar Pradesh.

Dr Emmadi Pullaiah, a retired Reader in English from Warangal is a voracious reader and has a flair for writing poems in English. His poems are replete with message-oriented themes from all walks of life. They are aimed at elevating the significance of ethical values in the current scenario. He has been putting his relentless endeavour in safeguarding the planet-earth through massive plantation- drives in his locality.

Sanjukta Chakraborty, a Graduate of Birmingham City University (England), is currently pursuing her Doctorate from Amity University. Having done a Creative Writing course from Oxford University (England), she has published a number of her original poems in Magazines abroad.

Dr Alka Rani Agarwal is Associate Professor and Head at Department of English, N.K.B.M.G. (P.G.) College, Chandausi, affiliated to MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh.

Amrita Singh is a Research Scholar under the supervision of Dr Alka Rani Agarwal, MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Dr T Arun Kumar is an Assistant Professor of English at University PG College Secunderabad. His area of research is American literature; he has 14 years of teaching experience. His articles have appeared in national and international journals.

Dr Damaru Chandra Bhatta is an Associate Professor of English at Tri-Chandra Multiple Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. His areas of interest are Hindu philosophy and T S Eliot’s texts.

Jitamoni Phukan, is an Assistant Professor, stage-II; in the department of English of Bihpuria College. She has been doing her research on Gender studies in Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardeva Viswabidyalaya, Nagaon. Her area of interest is gender studies, eco-criticism and psycho-analytical criticism.

Dr Munir is currently Associate Professor and Head in the Dept. of English, Shibli National College, Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur, India. He has eight times been a recipient of a Fellowship Grant from the American Studies Research Centre, Hyderabad. He has published scores of research articles in national and international journals. He has produced ten PhD scholars and evaluated more than forty PhD Dissertations of the different universities.

Dr Shalini Saxena is Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of English in K.R. (P.G) College, Mathura. She has authored a book on the acclaimed Booker Prize-winning novelist Kingsley Amis. She has presented research papers at many national and international Conferences. She is also a regular contributor to many journals of national and international repute.
Ms Sharmila Deshmukh is a PhD Research Scholar in English at Osmania University, Hyderabad. She has a teaching experience of 18 years and is interested to write Poems and Short Stories. She is a prolific reader and writer. Her areas of interest are Ancient War culture, Contemporary War culture, English Language teaching and learning, Gender Studies, Contemporary Literature and Communication Skills.

Mr Veeraswamy T has been working for the past three years as a lecturer in Sai Chaitanya College, situated at Kompally. He has been teaching to the students of Intermediate. He has published a few articles in national and international publications. He is pursuing his PhD from Osmania University and his area of interest is Indian literature.

Dr Meena Malik is a Professor in English at NDRI Deemed University, Karnal. Her area of specialization is ‘Feminist Issues’. She teaches “Communication Skills” and ‘Technical Writing’ to UG and PG students at NDRI Deemed University, Karnal. She has authored 45 research papers, a book entitled, Graham Greene: A Feminist Reading and a Manual on The Art of Technical Reporting and Writing.

Dr Shiva Durga is an Assistant Professor at the Department of English, Institute of Applied Sciences & Humanities at GLA University, Mathura. She has published 30 Research papers in International Peer-Reviewed Journals and conducted workshops in 10 reputed Organisations. She is a National Coordinator for UGC, MHRD in SWAYAM platform for MOOC, for the Course ‘Nature of Language’.

Mr Mukesh Soni is an Assistant Professor of English at Dayananda Sagar College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Bangalore affiliated with Bangalore University. His areas of interest are ELT, Linguistics & Phonetics. He has published research papers in many reputed journals. As a freelance editor, he has edited many conference proceedings books and ELT books like “A Course in English Pronunciation”. His book titled ‘Corporate Skills’ under Vision Book House is well acclaimed.

Dr Rajendra Rana is presently working as a lecturer in English at Sonepur College, Sonepur in Odisha and has over twenty years of teaching experience to his credit. He is a doctorate from Sambalpur University. His keen research areas include linguistics, literature and cultural studies and papers published/presented in national and international journals, seminars and webinars and conference proceedings to his credit.

Dr Uttam Balu Koli did his MA, MPhil and PhD in English and MBA in Human Resource Management. Apart from doing Courses in English for Communication and a Course in Information Technology, he has a teaching experience of eleven years as an Assistant Professor of English and Communication Skills at the engineering college. He specialises in the areas of English Language, English Literature, Soft Skills and Human Resource Management.

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