Use of Imagery in Salute to the Elephant by Babalola Adeboye

About the Poem Salute to the Elephant is an oral poem which in form can be classified as ode intended to unearth the overwhelming qualities of an elephant. The poem was translated from its original Yoruba form to English language by Babalola Adeboye Use of Imagery in the Poem Babalola Adeboye employed the use of… Continue reading Use of Imagery in Salute to the Elephant by Babalola Adeboye

Literature-In-English Keypoints 2

SECTION C: LITERARY TERMS Definition: Literary terms are technical devices used both in Prose and Poetry by an author or by the poet when appreciating works of art in order to communicate their thoughts and feelings to the reader, so as to enhance the readers understanding of the theme arid form of a piece of… Continue reading Literature-In-English Keypoints 2

Literature-In-English Keypoints

GENERAL LITERARY PRINCIPLES SECTION A: LITERATURE What Is Literature?: The word ‘literature is an offshoot of the word ‘literate’ which means ‘able to read and write’. In this sense, literature can be used to describe all printed materials which give instruction, information, etc.   Distinction between Written and Oral Literature The beginning of literature itself… Continue reading Literature-In-English Keypoints

Poetic Devices In Raider Of Treasure Trove By Lade Wosornu

POETIC DEVICES: There are some glaring poetic devices embedded in the poem (a) rhetorical question (b) metaphor (c) repetition (d) imagery (e) enjambment (f) alliteration (g) assonance (h) personification Rhetorical Question; a question asked in order to create a dramatic effect or to make a point rather than to get an answer. “But what can… Continue reading Poetic Devices In Raider Of Treasure Trove By Lade Wosornu

Theme of Raider of the Treasure Trove by Lade Wosornu

It’s time to view some of the themes in Raider of the Treasure Trove by Lade Wosornu. Few of the themes are Rage, Peace, Happiness, Distraction, Destruction, Nature, Change, Love, etc. Theme of rage is embodied between line 11-14 to portray how it negative effects dent human image and psychological pose. The poet took time… Continue reading Theme of Raider of the Treasure Trove by Lade Wosornu

Analysis Of Raider Of The Treasure Trove By Lade Wosornu

Title: Raider of the Treasure Trove Poet: Lade Wosornu Other poem: The M aster Brewer. Gene: Poetry Category: Lif e and living Denotation: A poem prea ching goodness of attitudes above the embrace of violence. Point of view: 3rd person Flow: Climactic Theme: Rage, p eace, happiness, etc. Structure: Three stanza poem Poetic device: Enjambment,… Continue reading Analysis Of Raider Of The Treasure Trove By Lade Wosornu

Act To Act Summary of Let Me Die Alone by John Kolosa Kargbo

Summary Act 1 is about the death of king Gbanya. Act 2 is about the plot against Queen Yoko. Act 3 is about the suicidal end of Yoko. Act 1 Scene 1 is where Gbanya reveals the visit of Governor Rowe is dangerous and Yoko advised him to ambush them but the king believed such… Continue reading Act To Act Summary of Let Me Die Alone by John Kolosa Kargbo

Analysis Of My Grandmother By Elizabeth Jennings

Introduction to the Analysis From the third person point of view, Jennings painted a clear image of an aged person’s way-of-life (her grandmother).  The poem opened with comparison; comparing the abode of the grandmother to an “antique shop”. From the poem, naijapoets.com is of the opinion that old age has some stages (initial frailty, intense… Continue reading Analysis Of My Grandmother By Elizabeth Jennings