Beginning from the point of view of symbolism, “bird” is a natural symbol of freedom—quite a birth right. This kind of freedom is intrinsic
themes in “The Leader and the Led” include the themes of followership, oppression, greediness, and male dominance.
The underlying figurative implication of the poet expression and description of the bird, ‘bat’, strikes the reader as a discourse with a contemptuous note.
Mama Olu Orojo is one of the two protagonists in Alex Agyei-Agyiri’s Unexpected Joy at Dawn. She is a Nigerian with a Ghanaian brother.
In Let Me Die Alone, the system the society is run by is designed for and by men. Senehun is a male-dominated society.
Gbanya is a remarkable character in John Kolosa Kargbo’s Let Me Die Alone. He is the chief of Senehun Village before the ascension of Yoko to the same throne.
Adah is the main character in Second Class Citizen. The novel is in fact her story from childhood to adulthood in a gender-biased society.
Lade Worsonu’s “Raider of the Treasure Trove” explores the themes of the destructive power of rage, the essence of life, the conceptualisation of life as a journey, the mind as a catalyst for feelings, and bliss.
Raider of the Treasure Trove by Lade Worsonu is no doubt a strong warning about the dangers of rage and the need to eschew it in pursuit of a calm peaceful life.
Lawyer Nweze, an epitome of foreign-bred educated Igbo elite, gives Adah, the novel’s protagonist heroine, a dream to hold on to and a life course to follow.
This chapter is an expose of the circumstances surrounding Adah’s birth, the reaction of the society to the girl child and the event that inspires Adah’s dream.
The apparent idea that runs through Agostinho Neto’s poem “The Grieved Lands of Africa” bears on two polar realities.
Both Mama Orojo and Ibuk are very good friends. There is a level of trust found in good friendship between these two.
Buchi uses Adah as a fictional medium to express her own struggles in a vastly patriarchal society. Emecheta presented the things she experienced while growing up in Nigeria and her marital issues while in England.