Essay : Eleanor Roosevelt and Nationalistic Zealotry

The soldier is highly revered when he dies for his country. He is labeled as a “true patriot”, a man that went to ultimate lengths for his nation. While the term “patriot” is used ubiquitously, its meaning remains in fluctuation. According to renowned former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, “[t]rue patriotism [is the] belief in the…

Once upon a time – Gabriel Okara: Poem Analysis

Type: Dramatic Monologue Background Written by Gabriel Okara Addressed from a father to his son in relatively straightforward style Father is dismayed by the insincere forms of communication developed Wants his son to “unlearn” these false ways The poem is about people changing, becoming falser and more untrustworthy; also influence of Western values on African…