IGBO PLAYS FOR SOCIAL ADVOCACY THE STUDY OF OBIDIYA AND UDO KA MMA.

IGBO PLAYS FOR SOCIAL ADVOCACY THE STUDY OF OBIDIYA AND UDO KA MMA.

ABSTRACT

This study examines the concept of social advocacy and the forms of advocacy employed by two and contemporary  Igbo playwright Akoma  and Chukwezi in Obidiya and Udo ka Mma these plays are known to have beegn nurtured under very harsh economic, moral and political condition to extra-try the contemporary attitude of local chiefs. The research methodology should be based on the Marxist approach which is the theory of Kari Max (1818-83) favouring state control of production and a society without a class structure . The Marxist approach to literature and art conceives of authentic literature  as that which is able to  showcase the plight of the masses.