we Q and A: Give Me The Minstrel's Seat ~ Naija Poets

Question

Give Me The Minstrel's Seat ends on a clarion call for ______

Answer

Rectitude (Option C)

Explanation

The final line of the poem "Give Me The Minstrel's Seat" goes thus:
"Better a loin-cloth without disgrace than d fine-flowered shawl of shame".

Above line referred to moral choice of judgement or action in any arising situation. On the other hand, rectitude can be defined as the righteousness of principle or practice; exact conformity to truth or to the rules prescribed for moral conduct either by divine or human laws. Therefore the word "Rectitude" best represented the line.

Give Me The Minstrel's Seat is not associated to any particular poet because it is a traditional poem. Traditional poems are oral form of poetry passed from generations to generations. Give Me The Minstrel's Seat addressed the subjects of companionship, unity, friendship, morality; are parts of elements that enhances peaceful coexistence within any given society.
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