Elements of Ti-Jean and His Brothers

Elements of the Play tragicomedy, frame narrative,  comedic aspect, dialect speech Setting Trinidad, Trinidad Creole culture, story takes place in the rainforest of the Trinidad, animals are telling the stories Singing Gros Jon sang when he left home Mi Jean sang the song of silence Ti Jean sang when he was comparing himself to David and Goliath  The devil sings when…

Symbolism in Ti-Jean and His Brothers

Symbols and Symbolism Defined A symbol in literature is something that represents something else. There symbolism is a figure of speech where an object, person, or situation has another meaning other than its literal meaning.  Symbolism in the Play A major theme is colonialism, and each brother represents a phase of opposition towards colonial rule Gros-Jean represents strength against the opposition,…