Who is the character of Demoke in A Dance of the Forests?

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A Dance of the Forests is a play by Wole Soyinka presented at the 1960 Nigerian Independence celebrations. In this work, Soyinka gives a warning to the people of his country that they must not, in the fervor of independence, repeat the injustices and wrongs of the past. He has stated,

History teaches us to beware of the excitation of the liberated and the injustices that often accompany their righteous thirst for...

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