Homage to Lanrewaju Adepoju, the Wordster

Láńrewájú Maṣ'ud Adépọ̀jù is gone. But his works are still here. As our people say, if the calabash-carver carves no more calabashes, the ones he has carved will not perish.

Ola Rotimi’s “Kurunmi”: Things You Need to Know

Kurunmi: An Historical Tragedy (1971) by Ola Rotimi is about the 1858 war between the Yoruba communities of Ijaiye and Ibadan.

Themes in Gabriel Okara’s “Once Upon a Time”

Themes in Gabriel Okara’s “Once Upon a Time” include insincerity, lost innocence, nostalgia, societal conformity, and authenticity.

Themes in Gabriel Okara’s “Once Upon a Time”

Themes in Gabriel Okara’s “Once Upon a Time” include insincerity, lost innocence, nostalgia, societal conformity, and authenticity.

Content Analysis of Gabriel Okara’s “Once Upon a Time”

“Once Upon a Time” is a forty-three-line poem by Gabriel Okara that satirises the erosion of genuine human connections and emotions in our society.

Western Civilization by Agostinho Neto

“Western Civilization” by Agostinho Neto is a poem that exposes the brutality of colonialism through the image of an exhausted labourer.

Themes in Elizabeth L. A. Kamara’s “New Tongue”

The themes in Elizabeth Kamara’s “New Tongue” are cultural shift, generational conflict, loss, and individualism.

Content Analysis of Elizabeth Kamara’s “New Tongue”

“New Tongue” is not essentially about language change but about the cultural shift it brings with it. We try hard to be like the Europeans.
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson pits good against evil and the characters are categorised accordingly

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