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2012 (Vol. 4, Issue: 1)
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Literature and the African Culture: A Study of The Dilemma of a Ghost and The Marriage of Anansewa

Cynthia Elisabeth Osei and Cecilia Addei
Corresponding Author:  Cynthia Elisabeth Osei 

Key words:  Culture, marriage, polygamy, pride price, puberty rites, superstition,
Vol. 4 , (1): 36-44
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2011 October, 12 2011 November, 23 2012 January, 25
Abstract:

This study is a study in Literature and Culture. Its primary objective is to throw light on and to contribute to the already existing school of thought as to exactly what the culture of a people is and to see how the elements of culture are successfully portrayed in literary works. To do these two Ghanaian playwrights namely: Efua Sutherland and Ama Ata Aidoo have been selected. A critical look has been taken at a play each of these selected playwrights. The study looks at Sutherland’s The Marriage of Anansewa and Aidoo’s The Dilemma of a Ghost.
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Cynthia Elisabeth Osei and Cecilia Addei, 2012. Literature and the African Culture: A Study of The Dilemma of a Ghost and The Marriage of Anansewa.  Current Research Journal of Social Sciences, 4(1): 36-44.
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