Women as an Agent of Peace in Ahmed Yerima's Little Drops and Aristophanes' Lysistrata

ABSTRACT

This study is titled “Women as Agents of Peace in Ahmed Yerima’s Little Drops and Aristophanes’ Lysistrata”. The study deals with how women overtime have come to the world’s rescue by ensuring that peace reigns supreme in the society. The researcher will approach this project by analysing Ahmed Yerima’s Little Drops and Aristophanes’ Lysisrata where female characters are used to bring about transformation in their different conflicting societies. The researcher will be using the literary (qualitative) method in analysing the project. At the end of this study, it is discovered that women basically are victims of war and are used as war booties. The gravity of their sufferings cannot be explained as they often times losses their husband, sons and even daughters in the conflicts. This is the reason women should be drafted into every decision making to ensure that every decision made is fair to both parties.









TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Title pagei

Declarationii

Certificationiii

Dedicationiv

Acknowledgmentsv

Abstractvi

Table of Contentsvii

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

1.0 Background of the Study1 

1.1Statement of Problem 3

1.2Scope and Delimitations of the Study4

1.3Aim and Objectives 5

1.4Significance of Study5 

1.5Theoretical Framework6

1.6Methodology of the Study7

1.7Research Questions 8

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW

2.0Introduction 9

2.1The Role of Women in the Society 10

2.2Conflict and conflict Resolution 19

2.3Women and Social Change 23

2.4Relationship of Formalism and Feminism to theatre 29

2.5Biography of Ahmed Yerima 34

2.6Biography of Aristophanes 35

CHAPTER THREE: WOMEN AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN YERIMA’S LITTLE DROPS.

3.0Introduction 37

3.1Summary of the play Little Drops37

3.2The place of female characters in resolving the conflicting issues in Little Drops 40

CHAPTER FOUR: WOMEN AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN ARISTOPHANES LYSISTRATA

4.0Introduction 50

4.1Summary of Lysistrata 50

4.2The Roles of female characters in resolving issues in Lysistrata 52

CHAPTER FIVE: CONCLUSION

5.1Summary of the Study 62

5.2Conclusion 64

5.3Recommendations 65

Works Cited 68

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APA

Emmanuel, O. (2018). Women as an Agent of Peace in Ahmed Yerima's Little Drops and Aristophanes' Lysistrata. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/women-as-an-agent-of-peace-in-ahmed-yerima-little-drops-and-aristophanes-lysistrata

MLA 8th

Emmanuel, Oteikwu Adah "Women as an Agent of Peace in Ahmed Yerima's Little Drops and Aristophanes' Lysistrata" Afribary. Afribary, 04 Nov. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/women-as-an-agent-of-peace-in-ahmed-yerima-little-drops-and-aristophanes-lysistrata. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Emmanuel, Oteikwu Adah . "Women as an Agent of Peace in Ahmed Yerima's Little Drops and Aristophanes' Lysistrata". Afribary, Afribary, 04 Nov. 2018. Web. 19 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/women-as-an-agent-of-peace-in-ahmed-yerima-little-drops-and-aristophanes-lysistrata >.

Chicago

Emmanuel, Oteikwu Adah . "Women as an Agent of Peace in Ahmed Yerima's Little Drops and Aristophanes' Lysistrata" Afribary (2018). Accessed July 19, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/women-as-an-agent-of-peace-in-ahmed-yerima-little-drops-and-aristophanes-lysistrata