COMMUNAL RITES AND RITUALS IN WOLE SOYINKA’S A DANCE OF THE FORESTS

Authors

  • Mr. R. Saravana Selvakumar Research Scholar, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Abhishekapetti, Tirunelveli.
  • Dr. V. Chanthiramathi Associate Professor of English, V.O.Chidambaram. College, Thoothukudi

Abstract

Wole Soyinka received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1986, for his accomplishment in the field of African writing. He has effectively bridged two cultures - the Yoruba culture of Africa and the modern Western urban culture. The emotional condition that Soyinka makes has been advanced with multicoloured practical scene depicting African life precisely and designs and characters holding a mirror up to nature and introducing life as it may be. This article aims to investigate the communal rites and rituals in his play A Dance of the Forests.

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Published

2018-09-28

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