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Semantic Absurdities and Social Vision in Jared Angira's Poetry

 

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In Semantic Absurdities and Vision in Jared Angira's Poetry, Bwocha has made an incisive analysis of the ubiquitous contradictions inherent in Kenyan prolific poet Jared Angira’s poetry. It emerges as a keen commentary on the sly politicians who resemble Browning's Mayor in'The Pied Piper of Hamelin' for they end up brainwashing the youth into believing they will reap from their sweat only for them to realize politicians' ploys result in violent implosions witnessed during and after national elections, the imbroglio making Kenya, any Africa a shadow of her former self. In the poems, Bwocha has keenly observed that Angira writes with passion and flamboyance in language, which sometimes brings him out as an elusive poet whose import is hard to make out. The language Angira uses, which Bwocha has designated 'semantically absurd' makes the poems exciting and curiosity whetting. Angira talks of ‘voices trapped in between despair and existence’ for which he works to give a voice while at the same predicting a future when these oppressed masses will revolt: 'But the coal in the store/Is black; deadly black/No one knows of a chemical property/That works it up/Red to the flame'....

Product Specifications
SKU :COC80455
AuthorBwocha Nyagemi,Waveney Olembo and JOHN MUGUBI
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages112
Publishing Year2011-11-21T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3846547021
Edition1 st
Book TypeBusiness communication & presentation
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00