Personification and rhythm enhance both the imagery and tone of the poem. The countries of Africa is personified to conceive vivid images and the rhythmical patterns assist to the altering pitch from pleasing to unpleasing to contemplative. Africa is personified to create vivid imagery and to give human strong feelings to a continent. Simultaneously, the whole verse is a metaphor of Africa as a attractive woman.
Some of the African quotes which are usually regarded to as the sayings of the wise have been around for more than years when they were first coined by the wise ones and the heroes among our fathers. Many more are still being said by some of our present day influential figures which includes the likes of Nelson Mandela.
African quotes have so many uses in African culture and beyond. From admonishment to portraying excellent communication skills, these African sayings of the wise come in handy and it pays to have a few of them right up your sleeve as it serves as a double-edged sword whose purpose is to drive your thoughts and words right through the minds of the least understanding souls.
Answers Africa brings you some of the famous African sayings that will leave you inspired. Always being in a hurry does not prevent death, neither does going slowly prevent living.
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. Black as the night is black, Black like the depths of my Africa. When the elderly ones in a house travel, the younger ones quickly grow in experience.
Patience can cook a stone. He who loves the vase loves also what is inside. One who causes others misfortune also teaches them wisdom. When the cock crows, it signals a new day… Good Morning.
Knowledge without wisdom is like water in the sand. Marriage is like a groundnut; you have to crack it to see what is inside. Only the tortoise knows what is hidden in its shell You learn how to cut down trees by cutting them down.
To overfill the pot is to break it. The sheep with a strong master sleeps with his tail outside the house.
The falling of dry leaves on top of a tree is a warning to other leaves on the tree…So be careful, never celebrate other people downfall. Nobody is born wise.
To run is not necessarily to arrive. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place. A goat is never pronounced innocent if the judge is a leopard. A man does not wander far from where his corn is roasting.
Home affairs are not talked about on the public square. There is no better mirror than an old friend. If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom. They are never wicked. A fool and water will go the way they are diverted.
Two ants do not fail to pull one grasshopper. The remedy against bad times is to have patience with them. Do not tell the man who is carrying you that he stinks."Africa" by Maya Angelou Speaker, audience, & Purpose Speaker - a man or woman who is fond of Africa and knows about its historical past.
Audience - anyone. Ndebele: The Art of an African Tribe Paperback – 18 Nov the human spirit is beautiful, creative, innovative, resilient, and here to stay' - Maya Angelou Synopsis. For generations, the women of the Ndebele of southern Afrcia have produced an art of remarkable richness and vitality.
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Start of dialog content Verified reviews from real guests. Welcome to Mr. Africa Poetry Lounge! You have entered into the Famous. Africa Thus she had lain sugercane sweet deserts her hair golden her feet mountains her breasts two Niles her tears. Thus she has lain Black through the years.
Maya Angelou, an African American poet, wrote the poem "Africa" about the tragic events held by the European men who invaded Africa.