According to Aristotle, the purpose of tragedy is to arouse feelings of pity and fear, as a result, produces in the audience a catharsis Modern tragedy is derived from Greek and medieval tragedy. You are my mortal enemy. The use of an object to suggest a meaning not clearly connected to that object. I intend to obey that wind and review more Nigerian and Southern African poetry but also, I will wander into the hinterlands for poems from Sudan, Ethiopia, the Arab African nations, Francophone and Lusophone Africa for what goes through their literary minds as well. At the completion of his secondary education, he went to Soweto seeking to further his studies, but the oppressive apartheid legislation prohibited any such delusions of grandeur.
The major interest of an audience is on the people in a drama. Literature is an important Subject c. This division was introduced by dramatist of the Elizabeth period. The last two lines form the fourth divisions. The Nile and Nyaza lay like two twins 4.
I ran behind my mother and cowered behind her kind draw, I started screaming. He enjoys the excitement, the swinging, wh … irling, the accompanying breeze and the companying of his mother. Okotete has several fingers N. Soweto is an acronym for South-West Townships and is located in that bearing from Johannesburg. Motivation- mention what makes the character act as he acts, what he likes and what he hates as well as his wishes, dreams, goals, desires, dreams and needs 5. If you do not receive e-mail in your 'inbox', check your 'bulk mail' or 'junk mail' folders.
Loving hatred-Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare 2. They are complex, showing many aspects to their personality. Permit me also, to place on record my appreciation of the following authors whose works provided me with valuable information in the course of my research which has flowered into this textbook: Benson Omonode, Richard. The Functions of Literature We study literature because of its great value, which include the following; 1. Kassam captured the Maji Maji Rebellion of 1905-1907 in his poem Maji Maji. It is however, later expanded to include unities of time and place. An extended metaphor of night as a murderer runs throughout the entire poem.
But in both tragedy and comedy, this change of event is commonly referred to as Denouement. Historical novel is an example of non-fiction. You are my mortal enemy. Like Reblogged this on and commented: I remember the first time I read this poem…it was in Literature class in High School. It happened on the morning of June 16, 1976. The world's largest island is Greenland.
The above statement is used by Shylock to refer to the story of Daniel in the bible. Stanzas are to poem as paragraphs are to a prose. A writer creates atmosphere by the way he describes his settings, characters and events. West Africa Examination Council, Senior School Certificate Examination, 2008 Literature-In-English Questions 11. I am slaughtered every night in the streets. Literature is Fine Art d.
Emotional Relief: By expressing our thought or our emotions as we often do through literary works or reading literature books, we release our emotions. Living under apartheid, Johannes was under constant fear of raids and arrests by white and black police officers. Example: Hamlet soliloquizes as follows in the play; Hamlet, written by Shakespeare William. An effort to reduce Literature to only written materials removes from Literature the Literature of Preliterate societies that were not written down. Simply put, it is the life history of a person written by the person himself.
Is he emotional or rational? I tremble at his crunching footsteps, I quake at his deafening knock at the door. A play cannot be termed a drama until it is produced on stage before an audience. Octave : a stanza of eight lines Imagery: It is a language that produces pictures in the mind of a reader or a listener. Hyperbole: It is an overstatement. Finally, Literature is also a means of education and enlightenment: It teaches new things and new ways of doing things.
Oxymoron It is a literary device which places side by side opposite qualities, often than not for the purpose of sharp emphasis. A dramatic poem, in which only one character speaks, is termed Monologue. The poverty, crime and despair present in Soweto slums is adamant, and leaves thousands of families helpless and fearing for their lives during the darkness of night. However note that the rhyme pattern of the sestet is not constant. Shakespearean sonnet is also called English sonnet. I am slaughtered every night in the streets. It is not a subject that just says something new, but says that new thing with skillful manipulation of words as somebody plaiting hair dexterously weaves it to form a beautiful hairstyle like braid.