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Now watch the following video clips.

Having watched the video clips, which one do you find most captivating and why?

Write down your answers.

The answers you arrived at were based on some or all of the following aspects of oral poetry:

i. Arrangement of the words, that is, the use of rhyme, repetition and alliteration which make the oral poem musical.

ii. Choice of words.

iii. Use of symbolism and imagery.

iii. How current (topical) the song is.

iv. How actively the lead artist interacted with the audience.

v. Musical accompaniment.