This is extremely reflected in 'Zulu Sofola's Wedlock of the Gods. ’Zulu Sofola (), in Wedlock of the Gods, interweaves tradition, love, taboo, (), Wedlock of the Gods (), King Emene (), The Wizard of Law (), The. Wedlock of the Gods is a postcolonial style play about breaking from the oppression of tradition .. Create a book · Download as PDF · Printable version. Start by marking “Wedlock Of The Gods” as Want to Read: ′Zulu Sofola (22 June - 5 September ) was the first published female Nigerian playwright and dramatist. Nwazuluwa Onuekwuke Sofola was born in Bendel State to parents who were Igbo from Issele-Uku in Delta State.

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Get this from a library! Wedlock of the gods.. ['Zulu Sofola]. In Wedlock of the Gods for instance, Sofola exploits themes of marriage, custom and tradition. She upholds the view that marriage is supreme. Thus, Ogwoma is. Some of her plays include Wedlock of the Gods, Old Wines are Tasty, The Sweet Trap, Memories in the Moonlight, The Disturbed Peace of Christmas, Song of a.

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The E-mail message field is required. Please enter the message. Invariably, for Yakubu, Ogwoma does what she should not have been crucified for, after all; she was dragged like a dog, Omolara Ogundipe-Leslie confirms that women whipped along the road to the house of Adizua- What an worth more and are better regarded in inhuman treatment!

She explains that for women who are trained from their infancy to realize feminism is not synonymous with themselves and their true worth outside violent confrontation or militancy; rather it should calmly themselves.

Every other thing is secondary: education, a career, material wealth, social Women writers must be able to strike a acclaim. All these are subsumed to marriage and balance between outright aggressive motherhood. She concludes stating that: A woman does not have to marry or have children Over the years, most gender studies have been on the before she becomes happy or lives a fulfilling life.

Writers perceived discrimination against women must explore possibilities. Female writers, especially, must as spearheaded by men.

Wedlock of the Gods

Women have always been seen as not be afraid of upturning culture or touching what the victim of gender discrimination patriarchal society and its religious institutions regard as but a critical appraisal of the relationship between women in taboo When feminism emerged For her therefore, double standard cannot be erected for in Africa, it was received with a men and supported by women in the www. Many African women are opposed to its women are perpetually to play the second fiddle and its radicalism, which runs counter to fight against modern attempts to keep the African cultural practices.

Some of the women see it as a women at the margins of society and rouse her from the disorder, a deviation, an extremism impotence of accepting patriarchy, it is associated with misguided frustrated or disgruntled women. In its most objective form, feminism debased-ness by their integral hatred of themselves.

For traditional igbo society, as ex-rayed in the Chukwuma, women conditioning in Africa is the greatest play of study, which has not been resolved up till today and barrier towards a fulfilment of self.

This she says is seen in the religious, socio-cultural and Educated or not, women in the world over have bitterness economic life of women.

The which fans into flames whenever they assertiveness and various divisions of feminism approaches clash. Motherism: The Afrocentric Alternative subjugations may not be entirely true.

Victoria: Blackwell insist that external revolution must be Publishing : Ibadan Journal of intransigence, but often, they are also English Studies: Vol. Among the Ibos of Nigeria. Onitsha: University Publishing Co, That is exemplified in the play, Wedlock of the Gods, where [5] Chukwukere, Gloria. Lagos: Malthouse Press Limited, tries to remove the impression that : An Anthology of Criticism and Theory.

Tejumola Olaniyan and Ato Quayson Eds. Victoria: Blackwell Publishing, : [9] Knappert, Jan. Myths and Legends of the Swahili. Nairobi: Heinemann Educational Books, Feminism in African Literature.

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Charles E Nnolim, Biography Intellectuale. Olaniyan and Quaysonl Eds. Victorian: Blackwell Publishing : Sisterhood is Global.. Roban Morgan Ed. New york: Anchor? Doubleday, Olaniyan and Quayson Eds. Victoria: Blackwell Oublishing, Wedlock of the Gods.

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Ibadan: Evans Brothers Limited, This she says is seen in the religious, socio-cultural and Educated or not, women in the world over have bitterness economic life of women. The plays tend to include characteristics such as ritual, myth, magic, tradition and legend, but her feminism is the characteristic that shines through most of her plays, especially in Wedlock of the Gods.

As a result, the audience recognizes, understands, identifies with, and participates in the experience unfolded before it in the performance. Yoruba Beliefs and Sacrificial Rites. This is a real dramatic conflict.

Ogwoma stands firm in her belief that she should be with whom she loves. Among the Ibos of Nigeria. Ogwoma and Anwasia enter carrying goods back from the market. K : Longman.

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