Themes - The adverse effects of war : LSUS
LITERATURE IN ENGLISH SSS2 SECOND TERM
Themes - The adverse effects of war
- Exam Reflection Literature- in-English by Sunday Olateju Faniyi.
- Exam Reflection Literature-in-English (Prose and Drama) by Sunday Olateju Faniyi.
- Native Son by Richard Wright.
The adverse effects of war: The poem, ‘The Dining Table,’ reveals that war has to positive gains to offer a nation or a people. The first thing noted is that war comes with great fear and tension on the people. The uncertainty war brings caused the poet speaker and his guest to cease eating and they had ‘desert tongues’. He realises that ‘the pepper/strong enough to push scorpions/up our heads’ when ‘Dinner tonight comes with/gun wounds.’ To situation led to the closure of schools or rather students deserting schools as noted in ‘Children.... View More
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