Literary Issues In African Literature

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The African literature continues to be the mainstream interest area of the researchers since the last few decades for its diverse writing of African phenomenon. Portrayal of the writing by its authors has been such that it fascinates the readers irrespective of its literary genre. A creation of an author is a reflection of his life and it helps the readers appreciate their life and society through his perspective that he depicts. The African literature churns through the world literature by leading in the fiction category. The African authors by and large depict the issues like the racial, colonial and post-colonial, violence against women, and poverty-stricken life. Most literary works along with the media of today highlight on these areas…show more content…
In spite of all that, people are gratified and optimistic of their country. The people derive joy from ordinary things and where they would barely need a white man. The picture Smith creates is humbly a life of sensible African people. All this and more, Jeff Chu brings forth quoting Smith: “People don't usually see this side of Africa,” McCall Smith says by way of explaining the books’ success. “They just see war, famine and oppression.”2 The observation of Perry corresponds with Jeff Chu. They are reassured that the people around the world tend to witness mere only the evil side of Africa as war, famine and oppression, on the contrary; Smith looks the other way round with expectant impression. The very African setting which people blackens win for Smith incredible success. Steve Meacham charges the non-Africans that it is the problem with the non-Africans who are reluctant to discover the good things and the civility of the African countries but are intent to see only the abysmal condition with their motive set of what and how Africa should be exhibited by disproving of the progressive…show more content…
1 Ladies’ Detective Agency are conventional, moderately literate but portrayed as the real personas of the African image with a lantern of hope, life and happiness than the miseries. The reviewers admire this particular phenomenon of Smith that he continues to deal with ever since his first volume of the fiction began in 1998 till the recent fourteenth volume in the series. An overview on the state of the sub Saharan Africa exemplifies how the optimism has been effective in the African nations. Needless to repeat that it is a cauldron of distress, an economic survey report caters a more positive picture of the SSA along with the First and Third World nations. Life in Africa is extremely pathetic still their positive disposition to the economic condition is a mark of change. This is what a Survey holds about the SSA and the developed nations: Even though many in Africa continue to face serious financial adversity, their economic outlook is more positive than many others around the world, and they are hopeful about their children’s future. Overall, Africans, along with Asians and Latin Americans, tend to express more positive views about economic conditions than do Europeans and Middle Easterners. Similarly, optimism for the next generation is higher in Africa, Asia, and Latin

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