Volume 4 Issue 1 – April 2015

Dear Readers and Contributors,

Warm Greetings!

Welcome to the April 2015 issue of IJELLS. With this issue we have successfully forayed into the fourth year of publishing. We would like to thank all of you for trusting this enterprise and giving us an opportunity to sustain in this vast and upcoming field of online publishing. Please feel free to suggest changes and improvement by mailing them to

We in this issue have again very interesting inclusions. The creative section has two poems, two short stories and a creative recording of an experience of a book fair. This is the one such inspiration for us to include creative writing in the journal, fresh perspectives of everyday things. This is joyful reading!

The English Literature Section and English Language Teaching Section have a range from holding onto the tried fields to flexing fingers to reach new realms symbolizing the true spirit of research. English & Communication Skills is still the underutilized area where the demands of the market lie and scope for exploring is immense. We look forward to authors writing more in this area.

Happy Reading!
Dr. Mrudula Lakkaraju
Chief & Founding Editor

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Our Contributors: 

Jayanthi Rathinavelu works as an Asst. Prof in Nehru Arts and Science College. She is interested to interact with the people who breathe literature. She writes to quench the thirst for filling soul with everlasting ecstasy. She is passionate in working for the empowerment my community.

Talluri Mathew Bhaskar is a lecturer at APRJC College, Guntur. He has attended many conferences, international and national and has written many articles and poems in international and national journals.

Rimni Chakravarty is an Assistant Professor in English, Siliguri Institute of Technology, post graduated in English Literature from the University of North Bengal. Darjeeling interested in art, literature, travelling and photography.

 Swati Choudhury is an undergraduate, persuing B.Tech in National Institute of Science and Technology, Berhampur, Odisha. She is an amateur writer who is passionate about poetry and believes that writing is the best form of expression of thoughts.

 Jitamoni Phukan, is an Assistant Professor in Bihpuria College, Bihpuria, Assam and mostly concerned about sensitive feministic issues of contemporary society.

Dr. Anita Konwar is currently teaching English in Sonari College, Sivasagar, Assam. Her research interests include Women’s Studies, Indo-Anglian Fiction, Commonwealth Literature & North-East India Studies.

 Mandeep is a Research Scholar, Department of English, Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, Punjab, India.

Dr. Anshu Raina, Assistant Professor at Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar has done research on D. H. Lawrence. Besides Communicative English, she also teaches Neo-Post Colonial and New Literature in English.

Asha Madhavi Pagadala is working as an Asst Prof in English at Praksam Engineering College. She is pursuing her doctoral course through Acharya Nagarjuna University. Her areas of interest are teaching Communicative English and Indian Drama.

Dr. Sangita Padhy teaches English in BJB Auto. College, Bhuabaneswar, Odisha. Her area of research is Indian Poetry on Ecofeminism, Post-colonialism.

Dr. Asween Kumar Singh teaches English in Science College Kankorada, Ganjam, Odisha under Berhampur University. His areas of study are:  Dalit Literature, Post-Colonialism & Eco-Feminism.

Dr. Bhagyashri  S. Inamdar is an Asst. Prof. in MGM College of Engg. Nanded. She has contributed many papers in books and journals of repute. Her area of interest is Comparative Lit., Comm. Skills, Poetry.

 Dr. Dashrath Gatt is working as an Assistant Professor of English at Govt. College Bhattu Kalan (Fatehabad) in Haryana.

Mahesh Naik S is an assistant professor at Vedavathi Government First Grade College, Hiriyur, Chitradurga Dist. Karnataka. He has attended 2 International Seminars and 2 National Seminars and has presented research papers.

Dr. Nagya Naik B H is an associate professor at Kuvempu University, Karnataka. He has a huge experience of teaching at the University for 20 years. He is guiding more than 14 Ph.D. research scholars.

Namita Singh, lecturer of English in S. S. Jain Subodh P.G. College. Qualification-M.A., M.Phil., PhD (submitted).area of specialization Afghan-American Diasporic literature.

 Shiva Durga,  Assistant Professor, English Department, Institute of Applied Sciences and Humanities, GLA University, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Dr. M. Shobha is an Asst. Professor in the Dept of English at Bangalore University

Souraja Tagore belongs to the illustrious Tagore family of Kolkata. She is a research scholar pursuing her PhD on the life and works of Rabindranath Tagore, from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata.

 Dr. Sumer Singh is a lecturer in English and he has been teaching in the P.G Dept. of English for the last twelve years. Dr. Singh’s area of interest is postmodern fiction and Indian Writing in English.

 Uheeda Shah is an Assistant Professor of English at Islamia College of Science & Commerce, Srinagar, Kashmir. Her areas of research and publication include Post- colonialism, Gender Issues and pedagogical concerns in ELT.

Ameena Kidwai is a lecturer of English at Jamia University, New Delhi. As an ESL teacher and trainer she has been associated with ELT programs of RELO, US Embassy. Her research topic is –English Language Skills Development for Non-English Medium Schools: A Study of a Special Language Program.

Deepika Kaku is an M.Phil Research Scholar at Department of Educational Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi. She completed her M.A in English from University of Delhi. Her Interest areas are Literature & Language Teaching, Gender Studies, Queer Theory, and Postcolonial Studies.

Dinesh Kumar Thapa is serving NELTA Lalitpur as Assistant Secretary at present. Presently, he is involved with Kitini College, Tribhuvan University as Lecturer of English. He has also published on issues related to ELT in different local and national journals, and, too, has had experiences in educational researches.

Dr. G. Venkata Ramana is working as an Associate Professor of English in BVRIT, Narsapur.  He has authored two books. His area of interest is short story, instructional designing, technical writing and translation studies.

V. Kavitha, the author of this paper, is a Research Scholar in the Department of English at Dr.M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute, University, Maduravoyal, Chennai, India. She is currently pursuing her research in the area of psycholinguistics and its implications for second language vocabulary teaching,

Dr. S. Padmasani Kannan, is a Professor of English at Dr. M.G.R. University.

B. Kesava Reddy is an Assistant Professor of English with 14 years of teaching experience at SSBN Degree & P.G College (Autonomous), Anantapuramu, A.P.  He has many articles of his credit especially in ELT, published in National & International Journals.

Khalil Nagi is a PhD research scholar. He is pursuing his Ph.D in Linguistics at Yeshwant Mahavidyalaya, SRTM University, Nanded. His primary area of interest is syntax. He is also interested in phonology and sociolinguistics.

Dr. L. V. Padmarani Rao is an assistant professor of English at Yeshwant Mahavidyalaya, Nanded. She has published papers in various national and international journals. Her areas of interest are Indian Writing in English, English Language Teaching, Linguistics, Critical Theory and Translation Studies.

S. Belgiliya Lincy is doing M.A. English in C.T.T.E. College for Women, Perambur, Chennai. She is interested in doing research in ELT for ESL learners using CALL techniques.

 Dr. Purna Bahadur Kadel is a lecturer of English at Surkhet Campus, Tribhuvan University. He has been awarded Ph.D in ELE from The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. He has presented substantial papers in abroad and home.

Roopna Ravindran works as Assistant Professor of English at Govt. Degree College, Shadnagar in Telangana. Her areas of interest include ELT, Queer Studies, Post Colonial Literatures and Literary Criticism.

M. Santhi Priya is an assistant professor at CMR College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad.

Dr. Shireesh Urhekar is Head of the Department of English in Samarth Mahavidyalaya Lakhani with 27 years experience.  His area of research is historical novels. He has published 25 biographies for rapid reading.

Dr. Varalakshmi Chaudhry has about two decades of teaching ESL. Her specialization is SLA, ELT and Applied Linguistics. She has published about 40 research articles till now.

Dr. Vijaya Vani Vemula, working as Assistant Professor of English in CMR Engineering College, Hyderabad, Telangana. She has 7 research papers, 3 publications and 10 years of teaching experience.

 Dr. Mrudula Lakkaraju is working in the Department of English, Osmania University. She is a prolific reader and writer. She has published and presented several papers. Her areas of interest are Post Colonial Literature, Film & Literature and Gender Studies

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