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The Rain Came Essay

  • Submitted by: anonymous
  • on November 12, 2012
  • Category: English
  • Length: 854 words

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Below is an essay on "The Rain Came" from Anti Essays, your source for research papers, essays, and term paper examples.

Character

Main Character : Oganda

 Daughter of Labong’O
Although Labong’O has fifth wife, but Oganda is only a daughter for him. Oganda is the daughter of Labong’O when he married to fifth wife. (Par 5, line 7)

Full of Imagination
When she is in her grandmother’s hut and waiting for the new, she thinks that the villages outside there are talking about her marriage. And at the same time, she is thinks about the man that she could marriage with. She start thinks about the Kech and also thinks that he will be a wonderful father. (Par 12, line 3)

 A Brave girl 
Although the chief choose her to be sacrifice to get the rain, but her did not complaints about that. She is also bravely to sacrifice to the lake monster. (Par 23, line 5)

Believes in god 
Oganda believed to god and her ancestors that if she was sacrifice to the lake monster, the villages will get the rain. (Par 39, line 1)

Minor Character:

(i).   Labong’O

Believes in god 
Labong’O is willing to sacrifice his only daughter, Oganda to the lake monster to get the rain after hearing the words from Ndithi, the medicine man for the tribe. (Par 9, line 5)

Worry about pester 
From this story, we can know that Labong’O is worrying about the pester. Labong’O became thinner and thinner because of the people are always keep pester him about the drought problem.(Par 2, line 5)

Loves his daughter 
Labong’O love to his daughter .When he knew the news about his daughter will sacrifice to the lake monster, he is sad and wept bitterly. When inside his hut, Labong’O is burst into tears when he is thinks back what the medicine man is talking that the girl that must sacrifice is his only daughter, Oganda. (Par 4, line 6)


(ii). Osinda

Willing to sacrifice for love
Osinda is person who is willing to sacrifice for love because he knew that when they are escaping from the sacrifice to lake monster, there may not came back to the village and the village might not getting the rain...

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