2017 WAEC Literature answers
Ajumobi is portrayed as the character that heralds the genesis of Yaremi’s predicament after his demise.In the novel,Ajumobi is Yaremi’s late husband and the father of segi,Wura and Alani.During his lifetime,he was a hunter and an exper in the field.He came to know the secret of the animals in the forest.
When he was alive he is portrayed as an averagely rich man as he owned a cocoa farm,banana trees,kolanut trees.Also portrayed was his loving character to Yaremi in the novel as he usually brought home bush meat to wet Yaremi’s appetite.He showered love and affection to Yaremi and this later made it impossible for Yaremi to replace him during the cap-picking ceremony.
He was wise and perceptive as he usually gave Yaremi pieces of advicewhich marked him different from Kuffi’s men.Unlike Kuffi men he did not impose or molest his wife rather she was showed love and adoration.He’s an exceptional man that allows Yaremi some freedom and also helps her with some chores.
He’s portrayed as a traditional man who enjoyed drinking pam wine and also believed that polygamy is a pointer to man’s wealth and prosperity.On one of his drinking session he once boasted about his plans to marry a new wife
i)Blindness In the ancient Greek drama, Oedipus the tragic hero is convinced he can overcome the Oracle’s predication that he will unwittingly kill his father and marry his mother. He blinds himself in a fit of rage after the prophecy is fulfilled.
5ii)Hubris Is the word given to the excessive pride exhibited by the tragic hero in ancient Greek drama, which brings about his downfall. It is hubris that ultimately causes Bigger’s death. Filled with excitement after committing the seemingly ultimate crime-killing and decapitating a white woman-Bigger puts aside his doubts and his instinctual desire to run and save himself and repeatedly returns to the scene of the crime, the Dalton house.
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