This question is based on Ayi Kwei Armah's 'The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born.'
The dominant images in the novel are those of
The dominant images in Ayi Kwei Armah's "The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born" are those of filth and decay. The author vividly describes the decaying infrastructure and dirty surroundings of the Ghanaian society portrayed in the novel. This imagery symbolizes the moral decay of the society, the corruption, and the lack of progress that the characters experience. The author uses this imagery to show how the filth and decay of the external environment mirror the internal decay of the characters' souls and the larger society as a whole.