The Lion and Jewel is a novel written by Wole Soyinka. It narrates the battle for power between a young girl and an elderly chief. It tells the story of a village that is torn between breaking from traditional ties and accepting the modern-way of life.
It is easy to confuse when to use an apostrophe mark. This article aims to give a rough idea of how to use an apostrophe mark either as a contraction or to show possession.
This article summarizes the chapters in the novel, 'Passed Like a Shadow' written by Tanzanian author, Bernard Mapalala. Additionally, it includes various themes the author has highlighted in the novel.
A number of studies have supported the long held beliefs of the benefits of nursery rhymes in the development of a child. This article looks at the benefits of nursery rhymes in a growing child and lists the top ten most popular English rhyme songs in form of YouTube videos.
The Interview is a novel written by Patrick M. Ngugi which won Macmillan Writer's Prize for Africa. It narrates Joe Kimani's brush with death together with her sisters and the challenges he underwent. Saving and old 'crazy' woman from being hit by a public vehicle to meeting the city's billionaire.
This is an analysis of the play, The Black Hermit, written by Ngugi wa Thiong'o. It includes a summary of the acts or chapters and the issues or themes, both major and minor, highlighted by the playwright in this play.
Cheating in relationships has become a normal trend or thing. But, when confronting your cheating partner don't let your anger get out of control. This is a story of a young lady sentenced to death because of killing her boyfriend whom she found was cheating on her. She let anger have its own way.
While we might disagree what education is, we cannot deny the fact that education has a place in our individual lives, in our society, in our country and the world at large. It plays a vital role in our lives, interconnecting us in one way or another.
Can God get angry? A proper way to address God's anger is "Does He get angry?" Many of the Christians are of the option God does not get angry while a few contend He does get angry. Another question worth pondering is, "Is the God of Old Testament the same as New Testament?
This article will provide you with the latest list of non-writing contests. Whether a professional or amateur, you can try your hands in any of the contests for a chance to win cash prizes and other cool awards. What's more, the contests are free to enter.
For many years there have been a tug of war between the blacks and whites as to what Jesus looked like (and the possibility he still maintains his skin color in the heavenly realm where he dwells. Should we be concerned with how Jesus looked like or should we concentrate our minds on his message?
Is there any shred of evidence there are two different accounts of creation in the Book of Genesis? Was Lilith the first woman to be created by God? Is the story of Lilith supported in the Bible?
Due to the complexity of relationships, sometimes it's hard to know whether to continue in the relationship or get out of it. This article will provide you with signs which scream out it's time to get out of the relationship.
How you respond and/or reply to a breakup text matters a lot. This article will show you how to respond when you receive the breakup text, and examples of breakup texts to give you an idea on how to reply to such texts.
Why are cats afraid of an harmless fruit, cucumber? Is there a reason behind their fear of cucumbers? Well, the scientist community thinks there is an answer to this question. When a cat sees a cucumber, it leaps on the air and runs away from the fruit. It is strange but there might be a reason.
The following quotes are meant to provide you a glimpse of what entails No Contact Rule. If you're wondering whether to get your ex back or move on, read on to find out which step you should undertake
This is a review of Hozier's song titled 'Take Me to Church." It analyzes the song's lyrics depicting the hidden or secret meaning of the song and why Christians should be wary of it.
This article explores several theories about why cats and dogs eat grass. You may even be wondering, can humans eat grass? How do cows process grass?
Robert Mugabe is well-known for his utterances which has turned him into an icon as regards to his funny, dumb and satirical quotes. This hub article lists his funniest ones.
After the Supreme Court nullified President Kenyatta's win for a 2nd term, the country is faced with challenges never experienced before as his opponent, Odinga doesn't want to accept defeat.
As a Christian if you are going through hard times you do not need to feel alone. The Word of God has timely messages with the ever-never-broken promises of God to help you in both good and bad times.
What is nationalism? This article will look at two concepts, patriotism and national interest, with the intention of defining nationalism. Is it a positive term?
It is possible for a failed relationship to work after a breakup. Nevertheless, this will depend on several factors which have been outlined in this article. A probability does exist.
There are numerous online and non-writing contests you can participate for a chance of winning diverse contests. If you would like to participate in an essay, poem, fiction, photography or designing; then read on. You won't miss a contest to your heart's desire.
This article offers tips to assist you in preparation for your exams be it you are in primary or high school or in tertiary institutions. These tips are proven i.e effective.
There are benefits associated with children playing Lego blocks. Playing with the building or constructions aids in better development of the child both physically and cognitively and others areas.
Learn the parts that constitute an earthworm and its benefits to the environment.
Some people use guilt technique for various reasons which are egotistical, that is, self-centered. Learn why people choose this method and if you're the victim, how to respond.
Silent treatment is not the right technique to use to end a relationship. Learn the effects of silent treatment, how to end a relationship and how to respond to silent treatment.
Are you staying in an inactive relationship or an active one? Learn the signs to watch out which indicate you're in an inactive relationship and how to reactivate it so it may become active once again
There are benefits of arguments in relationships. However, it is as important to know when arguments go overhand, that is, when it is not healthy to argue.
Is it a sin to eat pork or is it allowed in the Christian community? Does the Bible prohibit eating pig's meat? Is it alright to eat pork? Find out what the Bible says.
Are you a love addict? Learn the characteristics of a love addict so you may know how not to be addicted in terms of love for your own good. Like other addictions, love addiction has its effects.
Loneliness is a negative emotion. Aloneness is a positive attitude. Learn how to deal with loneliness and why many times being alone is an advantage, and why being alone doesn't meant you are lonely.
Singleness is treated as a curse or deadly disease and despised marital status. What is the Bible's viewpoint on singleness? Does it support it or altogether prefers marriage to singleness?
Fact or Fiction? Supernatural or a scientific concept? In this mysterious hill objects defy the law of gravity? Instead of spiraling downward they move upward? Why is this the case?
Why do an ex (esp. dumper) contact after a period of no contact? What does he/she want? What does it mean? Why contact you when she dumped you and you are moving on with your life? What does it imply?
In every breakup there's one or more lessons that can be learned. If you learn them, they will help keep you from making the same mistakes.
Learn what forgiveness is all about and what the benefits are of forgiving your ex.
Relationships are made of bonds. If there is no bonding then there is no relationship. After break up the bond is severed. As such, you feel the need to get back with your ex? Is it advisable?
How should you react when your partner breaks up with you?
After a break up it's important you do not contact your ex. It's a time of reflection and consideration. Rushing to contact your ex is not wise. Find out the benefits of exercising No Contact rule.
There are several things a person needs to consider after he/she breaks up with his/her partner. These points worth considering will aid you in healing from the hurt caused as a result of breakup, aid in recovering from the breakup and enable you to reflect positively on the failed relationship.
This article helps you deal with the hurt from a breakup
Super foods are foods rich in nutrients which contain low quantities of calories. These foods are good for a healthy body and preventing and curing of various diseases.
There are things or actions you shouldn't do when you've broken up with your ex. They may appear as the right thing to do but in effect they are not. Avoid doing the following things.
This articles looks at the world's deadliest diseases, famine and drought in the history of the world.
Has an Android app unexpectedly crashed on your smartphone? This hub will provide you with fixes on how to solve application(s) that keep on crashing.
Studies have shown the results of not forgiving someone who has wrong and why it's very important to forgive, and forget. Learn the benefits of forgiveness, that is, why you should forgive.
Christians have been termed by non-Christians as cannibals because of engaging in an activity, Lord's Supper, which involves 'eating' Jesus flesh and 'drinking' his blood. Are these allegations legitimate?
Cannibalism is not a modern activity that was coined in recent years. The act has been running for decades. This article will look at the causes and types of cannibalism. It will also look as to whether there are negative effects associated with consuming human's flesh or internal body parts.
Prayer is a two-way conversation where a person prays to God who listens, and then God responds. It is a time when a person has one-on-one talk with God; then is there right way to pray to Him?
Was Jesus the Son of God as Christians believe and as the Bible states, or is it blasphemy? Can God have a Son? Isn't it far-fetched to claim someone as the Son of God when it's evident God is Spirit?
Ever wondered whether this world is ever sane? You are not alone as you take a journey of reading the world's weirdest laws ever made by man to guide others, on a road to where?... maybe to insanity
Rabies is a disease with no cure but one of the most deadly diseases when early treatment is not sought.An estimated 60,000 people did annually signifying how fatal this disease is.
Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that affects a large percentage of people of different ages. It is a condition characterized by seizure. Epilepsy results from damage to the brain.
The following are quotes from famous people that will make you think hard and in the process motivate, and inspire you.
Koigi Wamwere is one of the Kenyan activists who fought for the right of democracy which was met with detention forcing him to flee Kenya on various occasions for his life was in danger.
FIFA World Cup is one of the most watched sporting event in the world. However, there is so much to it than waiting to see which will be the winning team to claim the FIFA World Cup Title.
Autism is a developmental disorder which many people are not aware of and have little information about it. The articles provides an overview of this disorder.
Identifying the characteristics of slow learners is the first step in assisting the slow learner in performing well at school. While it might appear discriminating and inhuman to label them as such, the purpose is to find out appropriate means of assisting them to perform well.
If a business has to expand and spread its wings not only regionally but also nationally and internationally, then there is need to learn the best marketing techniques to use as this article outlines.
Chuck Norris is a well-known figure emanating from the different acting roles he has played in numerous films. This is a brief biography of this remarkable who is known for his swift kicks. Not only is he a film celebrity but also a writer and karate instructor.
If your friend or loved one is going through a hard time, how would you instill hope in his/her heart not to give up, to push on? How should you encourage or comfort him/her? Sometimes, it might seem hard not knowing what steps you should take. This article will guide you on what to do.
When a cat has been amputated for various reasons, as the cat owner how do you go around taking care of it ensuring it derives better comfartability as it recovers from the surgery and learns to adapt
Ruiru, an emerging town promises a lot in terms of investment especially considering Thika Super Highway that passes through it. Super High way has made creation and ease of businesses to become easy.
Love is such a beautiful thing. This is a poem dedicated to a lady whom in less than few minutes she had impacted my life in ways I cannot tell. This always rings true in most first contacts.
There have been many and varied misconceptions and deceptions concerning women and girls. This has seen them abused in every imaginable way and shunned as a weaker sex. This poem is dedicated to them to appreciate their existence (beings) and the important roles they play in the society.
The tallest animal in the world, giraffe is one of the few animals with the toughest legs that can potentially kill a predator such as a lion. However, there is more to this giraffe than its legs.
The Great White Shark has commanded a large following of people who fear it because of its menacing figure and sharp-razor teeth. However, they are not dangerous eating machines as thought by many people. They have been known to attack humans on several occasions. Learn the basic facts of this...