The Cultural Realms and Their Implications for Development: A study of Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s Season of Crimson Blossoms

Onyebuchi James Ile, Susan Dauda


Traditions are very important for a community, society, family or organization. They are like glue that holds people together and continues to do so for generations. Although it is beneficial to man there are some aspects of tradition that are actually harmful and even dangerous. In this study of Season of Crimson Blossoms by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim we see some of these traditions and the effect they have on the characters. The Objective was to show that literature helps us become aware of harmful traditional practices and even positions us to make interventions. The paper also notes how these traditions are mainly targeted at women and girls. The methodology was largely qualitative.


Harmful traditional Practices; Community; Society; Family; Organizations

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