A Multi-modal Critical Pragmatic (MCP) Analysis of Deji Ige’s selected poem Let there be Light
This work examines the use of language in conveying a message to the public through spoken word poetry. It applies a descriptive method in its analysis. It uses the multi-modal critical pragmatics as the theory that guided it. The results of the study revealed that Nigeria is a critical mess position as corruption and evil vices have kept the country from developing. The poem also extols a presidential aspirant in the forthcoming 2023 election as a leader that is capable of redeeming the country from its predicament and restoring hope to its citizens. In conclusion, the poem is clamouring for a change of leadership.