The Myth of a Black God In Chukuezi's Poetry

Iwu, I. (2006-05-04)

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Anaelechi Chukuezi is one writer who, in spite of his primary professional engagement as a medical doctor, has shown a tremendous interest in the growth and survival of Igbo literature. He is a playwright and poet who has, through a number of his literary works, portrayed the value, meaningfulness and purpose of Igbo culture. In two of his plays, he gives prominence to Igbo deities, demonstrating their potency through their awe-inspiring and destructive acts. The plays are a dramatization of the Igboman’s belief in invisible powers that control or challenge human actions. '