we Analysis Of Raider Of The Treasure Trove By Lade Wosornu ~ Naija Poets

Title: Raider of the Treasure Trove
Poet: Lade Wosornu
Other poem: The Master Brewer.
Gene: Poetry
Category: Life and living
Denotation: A poem preaching goodness of attitudes above the embrace of violence.
Point of view: 3rd person
Flow: Climactic
Theme: Rage, peace, happiness, etc.
Structure: Three stanza poem
Poetic device: Enjambment, imagery, personification, metaphor, etc.
Diction: Simple
Tone & mood: Sincere and Re-examination
Similar poem: The Soul's Errand by Sir Walter Raleigh


Raider of the Treasure Trove is a poem written by a Ghanaian poet Lade Wosornu.

The poem prefers goodness of attitude to the destructive attitude of rage and violence.

The title of the poem portrayed humans beings as "raider" while their earthly ambitions are compared to "treasure trove".

With the adoption of words such as "sail", "streams", "breeze", "destination", etc. The context of the poem further compared humans existence to a kind of sea voyage.

The voice of the poem encouraged humans to channel their thoughts positively. They  should journey through life with a joyful heart and a positive vibe of attitudes in order to arrive at the perfect destination of "heaven-on-earth".

But avoid rage which is the greatest destroyer of everything good_ it steals laughter, kindness, sweetness; prevent love and cause calamity.

As the poem is winding to a close, the voice of the poem promises he/she will always show peace and love everywhere.

The poet

Lade Wosornu is an African from Ghana precisely. A Fellow of Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The poet is passionate about human life which reflects in his poetic works; The Master Brewer is an example of poem giving the feel of his poetic ideologies .

Besides literature, science is another field of his choice. According to WritersProjectGhana, "He has had a distinguished professional and academic career in surgery, practicing in Ghana, Zambia and Saudi Arabia".


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