Examine A Dance of the Forests as presenting issues of Nigerian independence.

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Wole Soyinka ’s play, written on the brink of his country’s independence, examines Nigeria’s colonial past through a critical lens. Rather than seeing liberation as a cure-all for the country’s many problems, Soyinka realizes that emergence from the colonial yoke would be an...

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