Teeth of a Snail
The contention stated, as seen in the two delinquents in “The Teeth of a Snail” is an erroneous phenomenology, “…, since things have refused to happen, I have to happen. And if people begin to wonder, then I will begin to wander”. Ositadimma Amakeze believes ‘we happen’ but there’s an ethics that guides such manifestation. Thus, it is wrong to assume there’s no wrong in doing things wrongly. The protagonists did…., “One would think that Nkuri and Udene did not know they should not have treaded this lonely path at such a sacred hour? No! They knew. Even as children, they had been informally instructed by folk tales that they were never to go to Amama River, especially at this time of mgbachi when spirits and wilderness beings rambled about” and they were done!
- Publication Date
- Jan 17, 2014
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- By (author): Ositadimma Amakeze