Wednesday, December 11, 2019
I In this paper, we examine the rhetorical effect of the use of pronominal forms in Tanure Ojaide’s collection, The Fate of Vultures and Other Poems (1990). Ojaide has been classified into the ‘alter-native tradition’ of Nigerian poetry. This, as Funso...
1.0     Introduction In an interview with this writer some time in 1993, the Nigerian poet, Niyi Osundare, while responding to the issue of conscious style in his poetry, remarked as follows:  I am not a painter, but I am a connoisseur of...
In the very first poem in the collection, The Fate of Vultures and Other Poems (Malthouse, 1990), which emerges as a programmatic declaration of sorts of his essence as a voice of vision for his society,Ojaide affirms: “I do not cry in...
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