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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Irony also contributes by showing how things are not always what we expect them to be, and that death may be kumansemu than we realize.

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When Bola went to market Meji took his daughter for a long walk up to hill secretly. Do present world people have such faith about spirit? The Contest by Gordan Korman.

Please note that while we value your input, we cannot respond to every message. Therefore, symbolism is one element which serves to demonstrate the theme of this story. Later in the story, we find out that Meji is actually dead and visiting his mother as a ghost. Also, if you have a comment about a particular piece ks work on this website, please go to the page where that work is displayed and post a comment on it. He had come to thank her for giving short still sweet life for him.


Your kumansenk is never published nor shared. These links will automatically appear in your email. On pagethis statement is made: Asi asked many questions to father he cunningly answered them. Sign up for one. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Even though Bola lost her single son still she was proud of her such ideal son.

In a small mud house a widow Bola used to live with her seven years granddaughter Asi. Harris and Me by Gary Paulsen. Sold by Patricia McCormick.

Enter your email address: Some had swollen up and with weak, plaintive cries had faded away. Beside cultural exercise there are many more disagreeable points.

As Meji died at the age of 30 and his spirit visited her. He uses imagery to illustrate the fact that life is too short and must not be wasted. This is a form of characterization in that it shows how much Bola cared about her son and wanted him to enjoy the essence of life. Therefore, the author used a unique setting to describe the theme of the story.

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Addai told Bola brought Lord gave birth him and he took back. In locked door Bola saw Meji out but not wet in the rain. The fourth aspect that illuminates the theme is irony. He had sacrificed his love to Asi and sweef to give children love to Bola. Works Cited Nicol, Abioseh. When Bola was preparing food Asi was skipping outside.


Form another angle we can easily say that this story has captured the gratitude of children to their parents. Wrong email address or password! The setting describes the surroundings around the character and the area in which the character lives or spends a lot of time.

It might be trying to give the superstitious cultural tradition of African country. You may as well have it now Bola asked Meji about bad smell of dead body in the room that Lice convinced her telling that it might be dead rat.

He said he was tired much so wanted to take rest.

As Meji taught Asi how to open gold locket. We have read such supernatural concept in many texts. Writers Workshop Regular Forums. They all became surprised about his arrival there.

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How can a person present as a spirit after death? I like this 0. His neck was tied with red handkerchief and Meji had hoarse voice. Her son Megi was in government job as a clerk. The spirit had come to thank for giving birth and a chance to live a short and sweet life.