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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Program Links Program Reviews. Form another angle we can easily say that this story has captured the gratitude of children to their parents.

This is a form of characterization in that it shows how much Bola cared about her son kn wanted him to enjoy the essence of life. Some had swollen up and with weak, plaintive cries had faded away. Add a lifr note. Thus, in conclusion we can say that this African-Culture base story is really about the power of love and the gratitude of children to their parents.

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Meji, as a spirit had come not to scare Bola as their culture interpretation. Sdeet fourth aspect that illuminates the theme is irony. He had come to thank her for giving short still sweet life for him. Email me when someone replies. Enter your email address: Post a Comment Click here to cancel reply. This story reminded me my villagers who believe that after death sqeet, comes to house and scares the people much like Nepali superstitious people the people of Africa believe on spirit, rebirth and such thing.


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He was presented there not physically rather spiritually. Irony is defined as the contrast between our expectations and reality. The clean, round, blinding disk of sun and the blue sky covered and surrounded the small African village, Kumansenu.

When Bola went to market Meji took his daughter for a long walk up to hill secretly.

I have a lot from the people about their contact with ghosts, kumanseu etc. Wrong email address or password! Please enter the email address that you use to login to TeenInk. The spiritual aspect given in the story is unacceptable in this scientific age. When Bola and Meji met they showed a strong spiritual bond of love between them. Bola gave birth of six children but all of them were died.

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Works Cited Nicol, Abioseh. He said he was tired much so wanted to take rest. I like this 0. Despite of him Bola felt very happy getting chance of giving birth lite such son and gave him chance to born again. Summer Program Reviews College Reviews.


It figures out about life-affirming character of African people. Later in the story, we find out that Meji is actually dead and visiting his mother as a ghost. Please note that while swest value your input, we cannot respond to every message.

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After the offer to graveyard they came back home secretly.