A. Culture. -Everyone’s culture is different is different, how they perform and live their lives is up to them. B. Family. -Being around friends and. This story based on magic realism shows the power of love and sweetness of life. It captures the gratitude of the children toward their parents. It is summary about Life is Sweet at Kumansenu story from “Flax-Golden Tales”.

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Sign up for one. Bola asked Meji about bad smell of dead body in the room that Meji convinced her telling that it might be dead rat. They all became surprised about his arrival there.

Irony also contributes by showing how things are not always what we expect them to be, and that death may be closer than we realize. Asi could unlock it. As Meji died at the age of 30 and his spirit visited her.

Meji, as a spirit had come not to scare Bola as their culture interpretation. This story is set in a small African village, Kumansenu. The spiritual aspect given in the story is unacceptable in this scientific age.


Also, if you have a comment about a particular piece of work on this website, please go to the page where that work is displayed and post a comment on it. In locked door Bola saw Meji out but not wet in the rain.

Enter your email address: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Don’t have an account? He had sacrificed his love to Asi and hopen to give children love to Bola.

Please note that while we value your input, we cannot respond to every message. So it can be concluded that Abioseh, the author of this story, used characterization through speech and through appearance to interpret the theme that life should not be taken kunansenu granted.

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Choose what to email Which of your works would you like to tell your friends about? But Meji made promise to Bola not to tell about his arrival to anyone. Works Cited Nicol, Abioseh. He slept whole day to next Saturday morning. It is also made apparent because of the characterization that shows how sweet life is.

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Others had shuddered in sudden convulsions with burning skins and ilfe rolled up their eyes and died. You may as well have it now Send Us Site Feedback. More by this author Follow passionforpoetry Irony is defined as the contrast between our expectations and reality.


Email me when someone replies. Because of this, irony is clearly one way in which the author presents the theme. It figures out about life-affirming character of African people. Send your email To. The clean, round, blinding disk of sun and the blue sky covered and surrounded the small African village, Kumansenu. Another element that shows the theme is the symbols of the story and how they represent death and the love a father has for his daughter.

I like this 0. After the offer to graveyard they came back home secretly. How can a person present as a spirit after death?