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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Which of your works would you like to tell your friends about? Therefore, the author used a unique setting to describe the theme of the story.

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Secondly, the theme can be seen in the uses of characterization throughout the story. As Meji taught Asi how to open gold locket. When Bola and Meji met they showed a strong spiritual bond of love between them. Asi could unlock it. It llfe be trying to give the superstitious cultural tradition of African country. Even though Bola lost her single son still she was proud of her such ideal son.


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Don’t have an account? Writers Workshop Regular Forums. Despite of him Bola felt very happy getting chance of giving birth of such son and gave him chance to born again. Send your email To. If you have a suggestion about this website or are experiencing a problem with it, or if you need to report abuse on the site, please let us know. Beside cultural exercise there are many more disagreeable points. In locked door Bola saw Meji out but not wet in the rain. Her son Megi was in government job as a clerk.

He sees in her a love for life and wishes that he himself could be experiencing that sort of love.

It is also made apparent because of the characterization that shows how sweet life is. Others had shuddered in sudden convulsions with burning skins and had rolled up their eyes and died. But Meji made i to Bola not to tell about his arrival to anyone.


Asi asked many questions to father he cunningly answered them. They all became surprised about his arrival there.

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Bola gave birth of six children but all of them were died. Sold by Patricia McCormick. After the offer to graveyard they came back home secretly. Some had swollen up and with weak, plaintive cries had faded away.

Email me when someone replies. More by this author Follow passionforpoetry Form another angle we can easily say that this story has captured the gratitude of children to their parents.

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Do present world people have such faith about spirit? Program Links Program Reviews. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, It figures out about life-affirming character of African people.

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