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10 Useful Extracts from Amma Darko’s Novel, Faceless

Reading Time: 6 minutes   Are you a Literature-in-English student? Are you an independent learner preparing for WASSCE or any other examination? Are you expecting to answer one or more essay questions based on Amma Darko’s novel, Faceless? I have good news for you. It is possible to find it very easy writing a high-grade Literature essay. How? Just …

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Comment on the View That Baby T is a Victim of Social Injustice

Reading Time: 3 minutes   Amma Darko portrays Baby T as a victim of social injustice. The premature death of Baby T is clearly an avoidable one. It is the injustices in the society which this girl came to meet that bring about her sad end. There are many instances of social injustice which have conspired to end the …

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Analysis of Piano and Drums: Subject Matter, Themes and Poetic Devices

Reading Time: 10 minutes   Let’s analyze the poem, Piano and Drums, shall we? Piano and Drums Analyzed: Subject Matter, Themes and Poetic Devices The study guide you are about to read in this Literature tutorial will help you to better understand the subject matter, themes and poetic devices of the poem Piano and Drums by the Nigerian poet, …

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The Character and Role of Ochuole in Harvest of Corruption

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hello. This tutorial is designed for one key purpose. It is meant to provide you with a full assessment of the character and role of Ochuole in Frank Ogodo Ogbeche’s play,  Harvest of Corruption. Let’s set the ball rolling with the main attributes of the character called Ochuole in Harvest of Corruption.   The character …

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The Character and Role of Bigger Thomas in Native Son

Reading Time: 4 minutes Assess the Character and Role of Bigger Thomas in Richard Wright’s Novel, Native Son. Here are the key points you must include in an essay on the character and role of Bigger Thomas in the novel, Native Son, by Richard Wright. And here is the format I suggest your essay should follow. The character of …

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The Themes of Crime and Violence in Richard Wright’s Native Son

Reading Time: 3 minutes Here is a point-by-point discussion of the theme of violence in Richard Wright’s novel, Native Son. You will find this post extremely useful if you are preparing to write an essay on any aspect of the novel, Native Son. So here we go … In Richard Wright’s novel, Native Son, black male characters like Bigger …

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Discuss the Theme of Racial Inequality in Native Son

Reading Time: 5 minutes   In this post, I present to you a step by step discussion of the theme of racial inequality in Native Son, a novel by the African-American writer, Richard Wright. For the sake of simplicity, the discussion is divided into sections under the following sub-headings. One piece of advice … You will do well when …

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Native Son: The Theme of Power

Reading Time: 5 minutes Discuss the role power plays in Richard Wright’s novel, Native Son. In Native Son, we see a society divided on the lines of those who have power and those who are denied power. Related: The role of Creamy in Amma Darko’s novel, Faceless In this post, I will be looking at the theme of power …

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How Bigger Thomas Contributes to the Theme of Fear in Native Son

Reading Time: 3 minutes   Bigger Thomas plays a major role in our understanding of the theme of fear in Richard Wright’s Native Son. Here is how Bigger Thomas helps the reader through his utterances, actions, and experiences to appreciate more the theme of fear in the novel, Native Son. In Richard Wright’s novel, Native Son, black youth like …

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A Simplified Summary of Amma Darko’s Novel, Faceless.

Reading Time: 3 minutes   Here is a simplified, direct-to-the-point summary of the relevant details in the novel, Faceless, by the Ghanaian writer, Amma Darko. AMMA DARKO: FACELESS Summary of the Text The story begins with the protagonist, a street child called Fofo. Fofo earns her livelihood by washing vegetables and petty stealing. She befriends another street child, Odarley …

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What Makes Amma Darko’s Novel, Faceless, a Satire?

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Here is a quick look at the objects of criticism in the novel, Faceless. These are the aspects which contribute to making Amma Darko’s novel, Faceless a satire. Amma Darko’s novel, Faceless, is a satire. She uses her characters, settings and themes to expose the wrongs in the Ghanaian society as a way of …

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5 Examples of the Use of Symbols in Amma Darko’s Novel, Faceless

Reading Time: 4 minutes   Here are five examples of how Amma Darko makes use of symbolism in her novel, Faceless. 1. The blue Rasta kiosk and the clean-shaven body of Baby T Amma Darko makes reference to the blue Rasta kiosk on several occasions as the place where Baby T’s clean-shaven body is found lying naked. In the …

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The Role of Women in Amma Darko’s Novel, Faceless

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Comment on Amma Darko’s Faceless as a feminist novel. What role do women and girls play in Amma Darko’s novel, Faceless? Now I present to you some key points to help you answer with ease the above possible questions (or other related ones) on the novel, Faceless. You may like also: Savings alone won’t …

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The Dining Table Analyzed: Subject Matter, Themes and Poetic Devices

Reading Time: 6 minutes   Let’s begin with a summary of the subject matter of the poem, The Dining Table, by the Sierra Leonean poet, Gbanabom Hallowell. We shall thereafter consider the themes and poetic devices in The Dining Table. Gbanabom Hallowell: The Dining Table Subject Matter The Dining Table is a short narrative poem that recollects the turbulent …

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The Character and Role of Kpakpo in Amma Darko’s Novel, Faceless

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Here is all you need to know about the character called Kpakpo in the Ghanaian writer, Amma Darko’s novel, Faceless. This post is divided into two parts to address the two keywords in the title above. The character of Kpakpo in Faceless The role of Kpakpo in Faceless Please note: This is exactly what …

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