Beyond Creativity: The New Historicist’s Lens
Literature is life and literary creators often times employ real-life happenings as resources in their creative ventures. Thus, such literary works could educate on aspects of life that serve as resources in literary creativity. Such phenomenon resonates with the utilitarian view that literature must have a specific function of education: morals, historical happenings of a group of people, rules, etc. This paper seeks to discuss some historical manifestations in some selected E3e drama texts: T4k4 At-lia, Fia Yi Dziehe, Ew4 Moya na Fiag7 Ag4k4li and Me2e Ablotsidela. The study is in five sections. Firstly, the introduction offers a general overview of the entire study while the second section discusses the data collection procedure. Sections three and four look at the theoretical premise and analysis of selected texts, where historical thrusts are revealed, respectively. The last section summarises and concludes the entire study.
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