Ken Saro-Wiwa's Antiwar Masterpiece
Publisher: Against the Current
Year Published: 1996
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX11236
Saro-Wiwa reflects the chaos and lawlessness of the war by introducing the chaos and lawlessness of the language. Of course it only appears to be chaotic. But it creates an idiomatic rhythm that both functions to provide comic relief and the power of a distinctive voice.