oa Lagos Notes and Records - "Rites of Passage" in Ogbalu's Novel, Obiefuna: an archetypal analysis

Volume 15, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0075-7640



Creative works in Igbo do embody elements drawn from the traditional life of the people. This paper, which discusses the 'rite of passage' in Ogbalu's novel, Obiefuna, looks at it as a cultural phenomenon, which elicits a pattern of transformation and social mobility in traditional Igboman's life as exemplified in the work of art.

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