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Title: Achebe's anthills of the savannah a study
Authors: Agyarko-Amoako, A.
Issue Date: Oct-1990
Publisher: Journal of the University of Science and Technology, Kumasi
Citation: Journal of the University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, vol. 10, No. 3
Abstract: An introduction of the leading characters in the-novel, Chris, Sam and Ikem, in their elevated political pasi. tions in Kangan, the West African State. General Sam, the Head of State is "a Caged Tiger" and this loss of freedom has gripped thewhole cabinet, as narrated by Chris. His point of view is related in the study to that of others including the omniscient one, whose view enables the reader to see this novel for what it essentially is; a philosophical one offering the author’s views on modern African society. Implicit in this whole exercise is a tribute by Achebe to the achievement of Nigerian poet - turned - civil war soldier, Christopher Okigbo. Evi- dence, internal and external adduced for this claim. Keywords: tribute, Qkigbo, Novel,Narrative, Point of view, Elegy
Description: This is an article published by the Journal of the University of Science and Technology, 1990.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1308
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