CULTURE, SYMBOLS, TRADITIONS, RELIGION IN CREATIVE WRITING

TOWARD A ZAMBIAN GENRE: On developing the literary arts with a focus on creative writing   One of the things that makes West African writing outstanding is the usage of their cultural values and symbols. In fact, beyond Africa, the inclusion of cultural values, traditional symbols and religion have made great movies. A lot of powerful themes have been developed around what people believe in; from popular books like, ‘Things Fall Apart’, ‘River Between’ to myths and legends in ‘Lord of the Rings’ or the Harry Porter series. Therefore, what…

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