The Lion and the Jewel In A Nutshell: Notes and Essay Prompts is really just that - a concise summary of this fabulous play. It is the revisiting of a play that is timeless and which keeps on playing, despite numerous reviews by various critics. The revision guide is by no means exhaustive as it does not treat with every theme and dramatic convention. It is, however, part of the ongoing contribution to the analysis of Soyinka's masterpiece.
About the Author
Sophia Whyte-Givans is a trained teacher in Language and Literature education. She taught at the secondary school level in Jamaica for seven years, in addition to serving as head of her English Department for a number of years. Mrs. Whyte-Givans has a passion for the teaching of language and literature and takes every opportunity to remain grounded even while she is no longer in the classroom.