Memorable Quotes from Buchi Emecheta’s Second Class Citizen

“Did she not feel totally fulfilled when she had completed the manuscript, just as if it were another baby she had had?” (p. 166)

Themes in Buchi Emecheta’s Second Class Citizen

Themes in Second Class Citizen are class and gender, women and motherhood, hard work and ambition, and false conception.

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.

Content Analysis of Jared Angira’s “If”

“If” by Jared Angira is a simple poem that conveys the poetic persona’s superstitious beliefs and the whimsical nature of his interpretations

Poem: “Murders” by Leopold Sédar Senghor

They are lying there along the captured roads, along the roads of disaster Slender poplars, statues of the sombre gods

Poem: “Sounds of a Cowhide Drum” by Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali

Boom Boom Boom I hear it far in the northern skies a rumble and a roar of thunder I prick my ears like a buck ready to flee

Poem: “This Kid is No Goat” by Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali

Where have All the angry young men gone? Gone to the Island of Lament for Sharpeville. Gone overseas on scholarship,

Poem: “The Call of the River Nun” by Gabriel Okara

I hear your call! I hear it far away; I hear it break the circle of these crouching hills. I want to view your face
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson pits good against evil and the characters are categorised accordingly

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