we Theme of Raider of the Treasure Trove by Lade Wosornu ~ Naija Poets

 


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, Change, etc.

Theme of rage is embodied between line 11-14 to portray how it negative effects dent human image and psychological pose.

The poet time to outline ways the act of rage is endangering human: 
"Or, breach your sails with arrows unseen
No, Rob you of your life, Rage is Chief
Rage drags rags after you, of Charity
Laughter, sweetness and light, Rage is thief
Enemy of equanimity".

Theme of peace is glorified by Lade Wosornu. The message aligned with scriptural advice to be at peace with all human.

"Heavens-on-earth" and "fling roses" as used in the poem, are images of peace.

Theme of happiness. Unhappiness is the propeller of rage. The voice of the poem supports happiness by condemning rage

Theme of change. The necessary need for behavioral change is the motive behind this poetic craft.

The poet noted that negative actions and behavior are influenced by the force of ambition which as well can be handled through a change of behavior.

Instances of calling for change can be seen in the introduction


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