Book Review: And We Keep On Running; A Review of Running Anthology edited by Mosobalaje M. Abimbola

Download Running Anthology   Once the reader is plunged into the anthology 'Running', he is soon immersed in a depth of reflection as he is made to realize that he himself is indeed running not just through the body of work but also through life. It reminds one of the shared dilemma the poets share …

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Book Review: John Chizoba Vincent; A God In His Own Creativity | A Review Of For Boys Of Tomorrow

Classical thinkers employed classification as a way to define and assess the quality of poetry. What is generally accepted as "great" poetry is debatable in many cases. "Great" poetry usually follows the characteristics listed above, but it is also set apart by its complexity and sophistication. "Great" poetry generally captures images vividly and in an …

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Book Review: Mosobalaje Is An Inspiration; A comprehensive And Critical Review Of The ‘Running Anthology’

Download Running Anthology (pdf) poetry is always problematic and mysterious. Poets, readers, critics, and scholars define poetry based on their own definitions. However, the common conception that is used to refer to the poetry is that, form of literature, spoken or written, that emphasizes rhythm, other intricate patterns of sound and imagery, and the many …

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Book Review: A Review Of ‘In My Father’s House’ by Mosobalaje M Abimbola

If pictures could tell the stories behind them, how would the world look at the Ones in them? Seeing 'pictures' and 'frames' as  recurring symbols in the several poems in "In My Father's House", each poem is a story covered within the picture fitted in a frame improperly hung on a wall. I read these …

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Book Review: Commentary on Lost boys by Wakchin Nengak

It has been fascinating right from the book's title to the very end of the poetry collection; that didn't shy away from showing the loss, struggles and pains of boyhood and of how it's human and permissible to sob.Contrary to popular opinions that "men don't cry" Bamibola has made a touching portrayal of the pains …

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Book Review: A poetic appraisal of “Ripples from the King’s court” by Aire Joshua Omotayo

I was a boy in the cloak of the night, on my body laid a pile of sweat seeping into the clouds in search of QUESTIONS in the shape of a cap. Those sweats turned into a heavy rainfall and there was a basket-full harvest of ripples filing into the mouth of the sea, forming …

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BEYOND DIDACTICISM: A REVIEW OF MICHEAL ACE’S SERMON FROM A STAMMERER

TITLE: SERMON FROM A STAMMERER AUTHOR: MICHEAL ACE GENRE: POETRY NUMBER OF PAGES: 32 PUBLISHER: ACEworld DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2016 REVIEWER: AYOOLA GOODNESS One of the tenets of literature is didacticism—the flowering of morality— a telling of the truth (the bedrock of any literary work) to achieve a positive society.   A true writer tells …

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Rape as an Instrument of Power: A Narcissistic Reactant Interpretation of Onosose’s “The Rape Priest”

By Adesina Idris (Max), BSc. Political Science   A wave of questions have been raised by social analysts on the motivation to rape and its growth across nations in the world. According to Interventional Business Times, rape of women is highly popular in states like the United States of America, Sweden, New Zealand, Lesotho, Saint …

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A Contrastive Analysis of Ayoola’s “spirits I” and Ayinla’s “How men die I” by Ola MacWayh, M.A.

Poetry is a spiritual endeavor, in that a poet is thrown into a passage. Of flight — into a peaceful vastness — unprecedented transitions— consequently, conscious, unconscious trappings into the very soul of variant thoughts are birthed. This form of poetry in its entirety is light. Light, however, in this sense, is used as a …

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Sex, Politics and Social Reaction: A Power Discourse of Agarau’s Trilogy of Trumped America

By Adesina Idris (Max), BSc. Political Science   The Tuesday, November 8, 2016 presidential election marks the 58th presidential election in United States of America. The quadrennial polls were contested between the two dominant political parties in the state. The Democratic was represented by former Senator and former Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton, while the …

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