Now showing items 1-4 of 4
Mirroring the Subtext: Postmodernism in Ngugi wa Thiongo's Wizard of the Crow
(Journal of Language, Technology and Entrepreneurship in Africa, 2007)
This reading of Ngugi wa Thiong'o's Wizard of the Crow attempts to place the text in the postmodern writing tradition. We point out how surrealistic features are utilized to enhance the themes, style, and the author's ...
Imagi(ni)ng people with special needs through literary artistry: an analysis of the oral narrative motif of the princess who could not smile.
(Science Journal Publication, 2012)
This paper is developed from research in the oral narratives of the Agikuyu. The paper revisits the portrait of persons with special needs in a selected thematic area in Oral Literature, the motif of The princess who ...
Brave new world – a reading of the unbroken spirit and the verdict of death
This is a stylistic analysis of two novels published in Africa in the twenty-first century. Fifty years ago, when the publishing apparatus was controlled by the European colonial regime, an African writer not only had to ...
The Significance, For Readers in the Twenty-First Century, Of the Character of Safie in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
(Cultural Association Littera Aperta, 2016)
This paper presents a critical look at one of the characters in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Safie, through the lenses of a female African scholar in the twenty-first century. A close look at the narrative structure leads ...