Home » Past Questions » Literature In English » This question is based on Selected Poems from Johnson, R et al(eds): New Poetry ...

This question is based on Selected Poems from Johnson, R et al(eds): New Poetry ...


Question

This question is based on Selected Poems from Johnson, R et al(eds): New Poetry from Africa; Soyinka, (ed); Poems of Black Africa; Senanu, K.E, and Vicent, T.(ed.):

A Selection of African Poetry; Gbemisola A.: Naked Soles; Hayward, J.(ed.); The Penguin Book of English Verse and Nwoga, D.(ed.): West African Verse.Piano and Drums according to Okara's Piano and Drums are musical instruments of __________

Options

A) contradictory tunes

B) complementary tunes

C) different cultural milieus

D) different rhythmic appeals

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

The main idea in the poem is to develop two contrasting musical instruments. These are the jungle drums, associated with Africa, and the piano, which is identified with Europe. They are used symbolically to represent the different cultures of people from these geographical entities.

More Past Questions:


Dicussion (1)

  • The main idea in the poem is to develop two contrasting musical instruments. These are the jungle drums, associated with Africa, and the piano, which is identified with Europe. They are used symbolically to represent the different cultures of people from these geographical entities.

    Reply
    Like