How is the theme of young versus old presented in The Lion and the Jewel?

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The characters in The Lion and the Jewel are roughly divided by age, with Sidi and Lakunle being young adults and Sadiku and Baroka older people. Youth and age are also related to modernity and tradition. The correspondences are not neatly matched up, however. Lakunle, a university-educated teacher, believes that his youth and forward-looking vision...

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