English Language and Literature Studies

English Language and Literature Studies (ELLS) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal. ELLS is published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education in both print and online versions. ELLS is striving to provide the best platform for researchers and scholars worldwide to exchange their latest findings. The scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following topics: literature written in the English language, English linguistics, translation studies and related areas.

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2015 Q3: Articles Received: 49; Accepted: 32; Rejected: 16; Published: 20; Retracted: 0

2015 Q2: Articles Received: 42; Accepted: 27; Rejected: 16; Published: 17; Retracted: 0

2015 Q1: Articles Received: 34; Accepted: 20; Rejected: 11; Published: 19; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 131; Accepted: 75; Rejected: 52; Published: 48; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 105; Accepted: 62; Rejected: 42; Published: 55; Retracted: 0




What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article.
We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First within a week after the final draft completed.


Each paper published in English Language and Literature Studies is assigned a DOI®number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive two copies of printed journals, free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (ithenticate.com).

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.







Recruitment for Reviewers

We are recruiting reviewers for the journal. If you are interested in becoming a reviewer, we welcome you to join us. Please find the application form and details at http://ccsenet.org/web/reviewer.html and e-mail the completed application form to ells@ccsenet.org  
Posted: 2014-02-18

Call for Manuscripts


English Language and Literature Studies (ELLS) is quarterly published in March, June, September and December by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. The editorial board welcomes original manuscripts on English language and literature.

You can submit your work as an email attachment to: ells@ccsenet.org
Or submit manuscripts online at http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ells/about/submissions

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the editor at: ells@ccsenet.org

Posted: 2014-02-18
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Vol 5, No 3 (2015)

English Language and Literature Studies, Vol. 5, No. 3, September 2015

Table of Contents


Days of Peculiar Splendour: Howards End and The Sea, The Sea in the Context of the Poetics of Summer House Fiction PDF
Tereza Topolovska p1
The Dystopian Vision of a Revolutionary Surge: A Study of Nadine Gordimer’s July’s People PDF
Mahmoud Ibrahim Ibrahim Radwan p12
Speaking the Unspoken: Rewriting Identity Loss and Memory of Slavery through Magical Realism in Toni Morrison’s Beloved PDF
Md Abu Shahid Abdullah p25
The Convergence between the Thoughts of George Eliot and Henry James PDF
Mahdi Shamsi p33
Arabic Anaphora: Discourse Subduing Morpho-Syntactic Interaction PDF
Naser N. AlBzour p38
Redefining the Notion of National Belonging: A New Approach to the Identity Problem in Pakistani English Fiction PDF
Mahira Hajiyeva p51
Translating Collocations from English to Arabic among Iraqi EFL Learners PDF
Aws Muayad Mahdi, Mohamad Subakir Mohd Yasin p57
Morpho-Lexical Impact on Resyllabification and Stress Assignment in Suburbanite Jordanian Arabic PDF
Baseel Ali AlBzour p66
Sinifying Joyce: Appraising Second-Language Confucian Readers’ Constructions of Meaning in Ulysses PDF
C. A. DeCoursey p76
A Freudian Psychoanalysis of Hulga in “Good Country People” PDF
Zhongming Bao, Juan Zhao p88
The Duet of Ethical Identity and Pastoral Ideal in Shakespeare’s As You Like It PDF
Fang Kang p94
Selection and Ordering of Number Entries in Four English Advanced Learner’s Dictionaries PDF
Yan Chen p102
Does Poetry Lose or Gain in Translation? PDF
Shahla Badir Naghiyeva p107
The Exegesis Tradition of Song of Songs and Richard Crashaw’s Baroque Poem PDF
Yi Zheng p113
Translating Conceptual Metaphors in Chinese Stock News Report: A Web-Based Study PDF
Mei Liang, Jiafeng Liu p118
An Analysis of Narrators’ Character and Narrative Function in The Woman in White PDF
Wenjing Wang p125
Desires and Rationality: A Psychoanalysis of Major Male Characters in The Hamlet PDF
Mengyue Cao p129
An Investigation of Sources of Errors in the Use of Relative Clauses by English Majors PDF
Xiaoli Bao p137
The Controversial Portrayal of Women in Persian Proverbs PDF
Seyyed Naser Jaberi Ardakani, Hossein Aliakbari Harehdasht, Leila Hajjari p146
Hedges as a Task-Based Training for Composition-Industrial Students PDF
Sameer Al-Salihi p156
Reviewer Acknowledgements for English Language and Literature Studies, Vol. 5, No. 3 PDF
Alice Ding p164

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English Language and Literature Studies   ISSN 1925-4768 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4776 (Online)

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