Song of Lawino

In the poem, The Song of Lawino and Ocol, what are the symbols that represent 'woman'?

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There are many symbols that represent women in the poem, The Song of Lawino. One such symbol is that of the mirror which she suggests her ex-husband (he's left her for another more westernized mistress) smash so that he won't remember his black past, his wife, and his country. Used as a metaphor for the culture, Lawino shows how many have turned from the ways of the past, of the culture, to embrace something that is outside and alien.