This project work deals with a critical evaluation of Africanism in relation to theme and techniques of Amos Tutuola’s novel – THE PALMWINE DRINKARD. This study tends to examine the important of African culture and promotion of its cultural heritage which was bastardized by the colonial masters during colonization.
In the course of this essay, chapter one will deals with introduction, background of the study, purpose of the study, scope and limitation, justification, methodology and authorial background. Chapter two forms the literature reviewed about past scholars’ view on Africanism, the concept of Africanism as theme, the concept of Africanism as techniques. Chapter three focuses on analysis of the novel- the palm-wine Drinkard. Chapter four encompasses summary, findings and conclusion to the whole essay. In our finding, we are able to discovered.
- That “Africanism especially the aspect of African culture in Tutuola’s texts enable the readers to appreciate and value their own traditions.
- That Africanism as a concept is capable of generating its own body of literature and attracts criticism to itself.
- That through the concept of Africanism, the efficacy of African culture has been proved using Tutuola’s text, the palmwine Drinkard.
Also, that the writing of the palmwine drinkard has been greatly influences by oral tradition.
Furthermore, it is discovered that Tutuola through the palmwine drinkard has proved that African writer are not writing in vacuum, but concentrate on Africa background.
TABLE OF CONTENT
Table of contents
1.1 Background of the Study
1.2 Purpose of study
1.3 Significant of the study
1.5 Scope and limitation
1.7 Authorial Background
2.2 Concept of Africanism as Theme
2.3 Concept of Africanism as Techniques
3.1 Setting of the Novel
3.4 The summary of the Novel
SUMMARY & CONCLUSION
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