oa Lagos Notes and Records - The ritual person as a hero in J.P. Clark s Ozidi

Volume 8, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0075-7640



Within the microcosmos o f J.P. Clark�s epic-drama Ozidi, a man can become a hero by fulfilling the demands of ritual. Ozidi is a posthumous avenger, born to set right the wrong committed by conspirators who had murdered his father in cold blood. By avenging his father's death, he gives the man honour and prestige among the living-dead.

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