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Which of the following concerns of contemporary African writers? Read the poem below, song at the african middle class by Molara Ogundipe-Leslie; thenanswer the question that follows.we charge through the skies of disillusion,seeking the widening of eyes, we gaze at chaos,speak to deadened hearts and ears stopped withcommerce. We drift around our region of clowns,walking on air as dreams fly behind our eyes.we forage among broken bodies, fractured mindsto find just ways retraced and new like beaten cloth.and if they come againwill they come again?and if they come againwill they dance this time?will the new egungun1 dance once moreresplendent in rich-glassed cloth?will they be of their peoples needs,rise to those needs, settle whirling riftssalve, O, festering hearts?will they say when they comeO my people, O my people, how to love you delicately?1egungun: a masqueraded dancer who dances in a religious ritual with the intention of making contact with the supernaturalThis poem best addresses.



A. The need to retain regional cultural and language differences in the face of African unification
B. The importance of spiritual leadership and political solidarity in opposition to tyrannical dictators
C. The matriarchal role of women in nurturing and healing future generations of Africans
D. The spiritual and emotional bankruptcy arising from the loss of traditional values and aspirationsof wealth

This question is part of CSET English subtest 1 practice
Asked by Apremo, Last updated: Jul 03, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered Feb 21, 2017

The spiritual and emotional bankrupsy
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Oct 28, 2016

The spiritual and emotional bankruptcy arising from the loss of traditional values and aspirations of wealth
 

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