Growing up is a hard, sometimes confusing journey that is inevitable despite our own wishes. Authors often explore the idea of children growing older and the changes that adulthood brings to their lives because it is something every person can relate to.
The term magic realism is mainly used in narrative taking elements or resources from fable, gothic romance or folk tale. The narration is seemingly normal describing the everyday life of the protagonist; however, a sudden inclusion of mythical or fantastic elements comes into play.
Drama and religion are inseparable in any country. Greek, Sanskrit and English dramas all have their origins or influences from religion, festivals and rituals. The same can be said of Yoruba theatre of Nigeria where the traditions of the country are reflected on the stage.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien or JRR Tolkien, born in South Africa and a legendary British writer is second to no one when it comes to creating mythical Universes and new languages. His writing would take the reader on a scintillating journey with vibrancy, wit and literary mirth.
Johann Heinrich Füssli or Henry Fuseli who covered painful, gruesome, supernaturally inclined themes to paint; produced some of the best know artworks of the world. Thor Battering the Midgard Serpent, The Nightmare,
Satire in Verse has been in use since the Greeks and came to existence as a genre in the hands of the Romans. The purpose of Satire is clearly to expose the sins, mistakes or follies of a person or the various systems in an era