mission to kala

Topics: Boy, Man, Girl Pages: 2 (672 words) Published: November 1, 2014
MISSION TO KALA "....sends a young boy hardly out of his cradle on a dangerous expedition into unknown and possibly hostile territory " TO WHAT EXTENT IS THE ASSERTION CORRECT?

The assertion that MISSION TO KALA "...sends a young boy hardly out of his cradle on a dangerous expedition into unknown and possibly hostile territory " is correct to a visible degree . Medza's adventure marks a change in his life from the time he was sent to Kala up to the time he return home.

Medza 's character is urbanised as he spends most of his time in town ,having western education .Also the village that he comes from called Vimilli was modernised and as a young man ,MED ZA knows nothing else than the individualism of his families .In Kala Medza is exposed to another type of living he is not used to.IN Kala Medza is influenced by his cousin and friends who change him into a very bad boy even when he returns home ,he thought that kala was the begging of a knew good living yet these friends destroyed his character ,therefore the assertion is correct.

Medza a school boy as parents in vimilli send their children to school .he knows that elders have to be respected in vimilli and the society as good morals . Medza is afraid of his father because he had failed his exams and the fear is caused by his honour for the old man . However as Medza meets the ignorant people of kala who lacked morals ,he is adopted to such type of living as well. kala therefore ,becomes very dangerous to him as it destroyed his good behaviour . In kala he survived through stealthy . He does not even hesitate to lie to his elders in kala and because of the influence of the society of kala ,he denounced his family when he came back to vimilli . According to African tradition home is sacred ,spiritual and gives identity but Medza swears never to come back until his father dies because when Medza was in Kala ,children spoke in what way they wished to their parents and Medza has adopted that behaviour...
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