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The Lion and the Jewel | Study Guide

Wole Soyinka

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Overview

Author

Wole Soyinka

First Performed

1959

Type

Play

Genre

Drama

About the Title

The terms lion and jewel of the title refer to the two main characters. The lion is Baroka, the village chief who is considered wild and strong. The jewel is Sidi, the most beautiful girl in the village, whom many men long to obtain as their own.

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