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    Subject: Edufa and the Ghanaian life
    Date: Feb 9, 2008
    Sender: Daniel Appiah-AdjeiPrevious | Next

    If Edufa is not a good play, then we need another definition of what makes a good play.Maybe Tanzar has a serious uniformed mind of what constitutes an African Tragedy.He should not loose sight of the fact that the African way of life is far far different from where he comes from.The lessons derived from Edufa is beyond the thinking of the ordinary reader.The setting of the play and the choice of characters match to the extent that people watching the play find the true nature of where they belong. The play also evokes the universality of life and the problems of mankind. In truism,whether it is an adaptation of Alcestis or not, the African reader gains the moral lessons of the dangers associated with diviners and oracles.Edufa is one play which deals with almost every element of drama and powerful literary devices. Talk about symbolisms, personification, suspense, ironies, metaphors, fore-shadowing, foil, and what have you.

    We should rather be thankful that God gave unto us a playwright like Efua T. Sutherland who has given us food for thought.Ante Efua of blessed memory we acknowledge you as a true African playwright.We shall always dream about your works and be inspired to write good plays like yours.

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    perfect play

    this play is my favourite and i thank efua for it.it shows how men acquire charms into their homes only to get their loved ones hurt.perfect play and interesting to read.thank you efua for raising this manly injustice.






    Comment index:

  • Edufa is a landmark in Ghanaian theatre.   from bossman boakye, Dec 16, 2003
  • Edufa:   from Aaron Gyabaah Yeboah, Sep 15, 2004
  • Re: Edufa:   from Arit Nsemoh, May 31, 2005
  • Re: Edufa:   from , Oct 10, 2010
  • Re: Edufa:   from Emmanuel Kalos, Nov 5, 2012
  • [no subject]   from regina serwaa brenyah, Mar 29, 2006
  • perfect play   from truddy bekoe, Apr 21, 2006
  • » Edufa and the Ghanaian life «   from Daniel Appiah-Adjei, Feb 9, 2008
  • Re: Edufa and the Ghanaian life   from ena, Sep 6, 2011
  • Edufa as a moral lesson   from HARRY AKOTSU, Apr 27, 2007
  • edufa is certainly an adaptation of alcestis   from Yunusa Abugi, Oct 21, 2007
  • indeed Efua Suthereland is a dramatist   from Mohammed Gali SalaM, Apr 21, 2009
  • How great she is   from Sutherland serwaa Ampaafo, Dec 12, 2010
  • its good   from gastone ogutu, Jan 12, 2011
  • Belifs and Representation Africa's point of view.   from onyeulo kelechi, Apr 13, 2011
  • COMMENT   from ONANA VICTOR, Aug 19, 2011
  • wonderful work   from Jerry Obeng Boateng, Oct 31, 2011
  • ISLAMIC   from IBINI ---LIK, Aug 10, 2012
  • Edufa is a landmark in Ghanaian theatre.   from bossman boakye, Dec 16, 2003
  • Edufa:   from Aaron Gyabaah Yeboah, Sep 15, 2004
  • Re: Edufa:   from Arit Nsemoh, May 31, 2005
  • Re: Edufa:   from , Oct 10, 2010
  • Re: Edufa:   from Emmanuel Kalos, Nov 5, 2012
  • [no subject]   from regina serwaa brenyah, Mar 29, 2006
  • perfect play   from truddy bekoe, Apr 21, 2006
  • » Edufa and the Ghanaian life «   from Daniel Appiah-Adjei, Feb 9, 2008
  • Re: Edufa and the Ghanaian life   from ena, Sep 6, 2011
  • Edufa as a moral lesson   from HARRY AKOTSU, Apr 27, 2007
  • edufa is certainly an adaptation of alcestis   from Yunusa Abugi, Oct 21, 2007
  • indeed Efua Suthereland is a dramatist   from Mohammed Gali SalaM, Apr 21, 2009
  • How great she is   from Sutherland serwaa Ampaafo, Dec 12, 2010
  • its good   from gastone ogutu, Jan 12, 2011
  • Belifs and Representation Africa's point of view.   from onyeulo kelechi, Apr 13, 2011
  • COMMENT   from ONANA VICTOR, Aug 19, 2011
  • wonderful work   from Jerry Obeng Boateng, Oct 31, 2011
  • ISLAMIC   from IBINI ---LIK, Aug 10, 2012