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Blossoms of the Savannah is a great novel written by Henry R. ole Kulet.
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Blossoms of the Savannah is a book that is being tested in high schools under English paper 3- 101/3. It is the compulsory book for Kenyan Secondary Schools under English Literature. This book provides a thorough examination of the dynamics of the modern African male-controlled household. Blossoms of the Savannah, by Kulet, depicts a cultural melting pot where modern and traditional cultures assimilate and where social changes take place over time, albeit slowly. Where culture can never be static.
The author realizes that blaming colonial systems and changing times is futile and that we must accept responsibility for our own shortcomings and choices. Where some will be incapacitated by the crippling cultural obstacles that they face, others will blossom, just as certain plant species thrive in the harsh, hot Savannah region despite the extreme conditions that make it difficult for large plants to grow there.
Many students may find the set book difficult. However, this guide helps simplify the book and makes it easier for students to understand it so that they can pass their exams.
The novel Blossoms of the Savannah has 19 chapters in total plus the synopsis. This guide offers a summary of all the chapters in the novel Blossoms of the Savannah.
This guide provides an in-depth analysis of all the characters in the novel Blossoms of the Savannah. If you do not know the characters in the novel or their characterization, you will not be able to get a good grade on any question regarding this book. All the characters in Blossoms of the Savannah are:
Themes are issues that are consistent in a creative work. They are sub categories or sub topics of the subject matter or the main idea in a work of art. They constitute the entire message the writer wishes to put across to his or her readers. Therefore, themes are the messages put across by a writer in a work of art.
There are major and minor themes. Major themes cut across the text and are the main ideas the writer intends to pass to the readers. Minor themes are minor ideas which are still important in the text.
The novel addresses a number of issues including;
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The language used in literature is different from that used in other disciplines. Language in literature goes a notch higher because it is not only used originally but also innovatively. This contributes to aesthetics or beauty in literary texts hence appealing to the readers.
Style on the other hand can simply be defined as the unique manner of doing something. Just like everybody has a walking style and hair cutting style, playwrights have unique ways which they use to pass their messages to the audience.
There are a number of stylistic devices in the novel Blossoms of the Savannah. This guidebook will enumerate some of these devices inclusing;
With 19 chapters, Blossoms of the Savannah could have very many excerpts. With this guide, you can get Blossoms of the Savannah excerpts and answers in pdf format. All Blossoms of the Savannah excerpts included in this guide are aggregated from all KCSE and mock past papers. There are 2 sets of sample excerpts from blossoms questions and answers:
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There are various themes in the book Blossoms of the Savannah.
The major themes include:
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The main antagonist in blossoms of the savannah setbook is Parsimei Ole Kaelo.
Note: An antagonist is a character who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something. In most cases the antagonist opposes and is hostile to the protagonist. Whether the protagonists character or ideologies.
Olarinkoi's mother is named simply Olarinkoi's mother in Blossoms of the Savannah. No other name exists for her in the setbook.
She is the old woman prophetess/enkoiboni
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He is not sure his friend ole Supeyo will accept his plans to do business with Oloisudori. He feels that it is his guarded secret.
The guide of the Blossoms of the Savannah is a collection of summary notes chapter by chapters of the novel.
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Change refers to transition or transformation of characters or situations.
Most of the changes in the novel Blossoms of the Savannah are caused by the erosion of the Maa culture as a result of its coming into contact with modern culture or civilization.
This causes alienation in characters and as a result they change.
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Irony is a stylistic device that entails a writer depicting what is contrary to what is expected by the reader.
For instance, Mama Milanoi optimistically thinks that it would be easy for the couple to marry off their two girls at Nasila than Nakuru town (p.8).
However, this proves to be difficult later in the novel.
The two girls put up a spirited fight against their marriage to Oloisudori.
Resian escapes from her prophesied marriage to Olarinkoi while Taiyo escape shortly after undergoing FGM.
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