Summary of ‘Song of Lawino’

Summary of ‘Song of Lawino’

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Here is a Summary of ‘Songof Lawino’ (Poem) which includes the following: 

01. The author/poet:

02. Song of Lawino poems:

- Song of Lawino poems 1

- Song of Lawino poems 2

- Song of Lawino poems 3


03. Title, type, and setting of the Poem/Anthology:

04. Summary of the Poem/Anthology:

05. Style of the Poem/Anthology:

- Style of the Poem 1

- Style of the Poem 2


06. Plot of the Poem/Anthology:

-Summary of Part One

-Summary of Part Two

-Summary of Part Three

07. Characters of the Poem/anthology:

(a) Characters of the Poem – Lawino


(b) Characters of the Poem - Ocol


(c) Characters of the Poem – Clementine


08. Figures of speech of the Poem/anthology:

(a) Figures of speech – 1 Similes


(b) Figures of speech – 2 Metaphors


09. Themes/Issues of the Poem/anthology:

- Themes/Issues of the Poem 1

- Themes/Issues of the Poem 2

- Themes/Issues of the Poem 3 African traditions

- Themes/Issues of the Poem 4 Positions of women

- Themes/Issues of the Poem 5 Conflicts

10. Message and lessons of the Poem/anthology:

11.Philosophy and Relevance of the poem/anthology:


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