Preoccupation Of Gbemisola Adeoti In Ambush
Firstly, the title of the poem was an insight to the poet's preoccupation. It relates to unhealthy situations or dangerous happenings that would be read in the poem.
Secondly, the poet focused on how the harsh conditions of the people could shown with harsh dysphemistic metaphors: “The land” was repeated many times in the poem while servering as metaphors. Examples are “The land is a giant whale”, “The land is a saber toothed tiger”, “The land is a giant hawk”, etc.
Thirdly, the danger, the deceit, the people's helplessness and hopelessness were seen in the poem; which fulfilled the poet's intention.
Finally, the post titled: Analysis Of Ambush By Gbemisola Adeoti has full detail about the background of the poet, the style, themes, plot, and possible questions that can be asked
Samuel C. Enunwa aka samueldpoetry
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