• Swamp Dweller Kearlie
    The Swamp Dwellers focuses the struggle between the old and the new ways of life in Africa. It also gives us a picture of the cohesion that existed between the individual and southern Nigerian society. The conflict between tradition and modernity is also reflected in the play. The play mirrors the socio-cultural...
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  • Wole Soyinka Biography
    Wole Soyinka was born on 13 July 1934 at Abeokuta, near Ibadan in western Nigeria. After preparatory university studies in 1954 at Government College in Ibadan, he continued at the University of Leeds, where, later, in 1973, he took his doctorate. During the six years spent in England, he was a dramaturgist...
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  • Wole Soyinka's the Swamp Dwellers, What Does Igwezu Learn About Place and Displacement.
    in response to the following question: In Wole Soyinka’s The Swamp Dwellers, what does Igwezu learn about place and displacement given his experience of life in the swamp and in the city? The play, “The Swamp Dwellers”, which was written by Wole Soyinka, explained the life of an African American...
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  • Ba English
    techniques for business correspondence. UNIT — II On the Phone Basic skills and techniques for using the telephone in business. UNIT — III Summaries, notes, reports Basic skills and techniques for writing reports, making notes, summarizing and taking notes of conversations in business. UNIT...
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  • Play
    Plays- wole soyinka * The Swamp Dwellers * The Lion and the Jewel * The Trials of Brother Jero * A Dance of the Forests * The Strong Breed * Before the Blackout * Kongi's Harvest * The Road * The Bacchae of Euripides * Madmen and Specialists * Camwood on the...
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  • Afro
    AFRO-ASIAN POETRY (Report Summary) Report By: Ortiz, John Benj A. AFRICAN POETRY a. History b. Themes c. Prominent Works and Poets B. ASIAN POETRY d. History e. Themes f. Prominent Works and Poets C. COMPARISON AND CONTRAST g. Comparison of African...
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  • Colonialism
    Direct effect of colonialism as told through the novel Death and the Kings Horseman, by Wole Soyinka V. Poverty and racial tension in Africa due to social hierarchy instilled by colonialism VI. Summary – The effects of colonialism were that of both a negative and positive nature in many cases...
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  • A Dance of the Forest
    The Drama of Existence: Myths and Rituals in Wole Soyinka’s Theatre Rosa Figueiredo, Polytecnic of Guarda, Portugal Abstract: The citation for Soyinka’s 1986 Nobel prize for literature reads: “Who in a wide cultural perspective and with poetic overtones, fashions the drama of existence”. The “wide...
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  • An Unknown Girl Analysis
    Comparison of poems; poetry answer style; List of Poems; Edexcel Literature O levels. Hide and Seek; Vernon Scannell; Poem analyzed; Comments and summary. jealousy La Belle Dame sans Merci; John Keats Poems; suspense and mystery; ballad; poetic philosophy Literary devices; Literary Tools; Metaphors;...
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  • The Lady of Shalott
    The Lady of Shalott: Summary Lines 1-9 This poem starts off by giving a visual overview of the situation. The reader is shown the river and the road, and, far in the distance, the towers of Camelot. The people mentioned in this section are not given specific identities; rather, they are common people...
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  • english noites
    Summary of The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe The summary of The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe echoes the poet’s requiem for love that is long lost and perhaps can never be made to return back. The Raven; which happens to be one of the very best creations of Poe is often referred to as a poem with a mark of melancholy...
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  • Miss
    A Grain of Wheat Summary A Grain of Wheat chronicles the events leading up to Kenyan independence, or Uruhu, in a Kenyan village. Gikonyo and Mumbi are newlyweds in love when Gikonyo is sent to detention. When he comes back six years later, Mumbi has carried and given birth to his rival's child. Instead...
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  • The Telephone Conversation by Wole Soyinka
    Telephone Conversation by Wole Soyinka The Nigerian playwright Wole Soyinka (born 1935) was one of the few African writers to denounce the slogan of Negritude as a tool of autocracy. He also was the first black African to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Wole Soyinka was born July 13, 1934...
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  • Wole Soyinka
    When he was 4 years old, spurred by insatiable curiosity and the beat of a marching drum, Wole Soyinka slipped silently through the gate of his parents' yard and followed a police band to a distant village. This was his first journey beyond Aké, Nigeria, and reading his account is akin to witnessing...
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  • Telephone Conversation
    Wole Soyinka demonstrates the differences between two individuals, the speaker and the landlady of the apartment which he is trying to rent. Humanity has the awareness to recognize these differences and Soyinka uses the racism of the landlady to show her ignorance of the situation. We realize the differences...
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  • The Importance of Individual Duty - Death and the King's Horseman
    county to a common man to earn bread for his household. Wole Soyinka in his play Death and the King’s horseman shows the commitment of the characters towards their duties and the conflicts that arise when they try to fulfill their duties. Wole Soyinka shows Elesin as a person who enjoys a luxurious life...
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  • Death and the Kings Horseman
    British colonization has systematically dissolved and re-arranged its cultural traditions, beliefs, and structure. An anthropological examination of Wole Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman can reveal colonialisms destructive effect and the tragedy of forced liminality Yoruba people. Colonization...
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  • Artistic License in Soyinka¡¦S Death and the Kings Horseman
    Natasha Z. Johnson English 210 Professor Despres 1 April 2007 Artistic License in Soyinka¡¦s Death and the King¡¦s Horseman The author of Death and the King¡¦s Horseman, Wole Soyinka, has vehemently insisted that his play is one of metaphysics rather than one of politics. The insistence of postcolonial...
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  • Telephone Conversation
    In Wole Soyinka’s Telephone Conversation, the poet communicates his anger and disappointment about being discriminated in society by white people, only because he is African. He portrays this in a telephone conversation between himself and a potential landlord. The poem is put together as if Wole Soyinka’s...
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  • Telephone Conversation
    Telephone Conversation, by Wole Soyinka is about racism; more specifically, it is about the way people both white and black fail to communicate clearly about matters of race. The narrator of the poem describes a telephone conversation in which he reaches a deal with a landlady to rent an apartment....
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