This question is based on Wole Soyinka's The Lion and the Jewel.
Lakunel is presented as a
In Wole Soyinka's play, The Lion and the Jewel, Lakunle is presented as a caricature of a modern educated man. He is depicted as someone who is eager to embrace Western culture and modernity, but also lacks a deep understanding of his own cultural traditions. Lakunle's attempts to modernize the village and impose his ideas on Sidi, the play's protagonist, are often comical and misguided. Despite his flaws, however, Lakunle serves an important function in the play by highlighting the clash between tradition and modernity, and the challenges of reconciling these two opposing forces in post-colonial African societies.