Every one were in the class as a result the
literature teacher was around he is found of
“A form of understatement in which a thing is
affirmed by stating the negative or its
opposite. That is, putting a positive statement
in a negative way. Is called what?”
At first the class was silent, I knew the
answer, but I don’t what them to laugh at him
if the teacher said I am wrong.
“Mr Afonughe. Say something about it.” I
didn’t know he was going to call me. I raise on
my feet and look at every one, Vanessa was
expecting me to say something but no word
came from my mouth.
“You mean you don’t know or have any idea,
ok sit down.”
“No sir I am not just sure if this is the
I said as I stared at lizzy who is looking at me
as I will not get the answer.
“Give it a trial, I will correct you if you are
“Okay, it is meiosis”
“Oh my, that is 100% correct!”
Vanessa joined her hands in applause and
every one joined her.
I feel amazed and cool.
“class! Listen to another question and if you
don’t get this question, you will have write
your test and it will have to be you first
continuous assessment test. Are you ready.?”
Every readjusted their seat.
Then the teacher begins.
“A statement that seem ironical in nature. For
instance, a statement of praise which aim at
derogating someone is known as what.”
The teacher waited for some one to speak.
Lizzy get on her feet and said
“Ode” said another student
“Then prepare for test.”.
The teacher look at me.
“What did you just call it?”
“Correct! Class end for today.”
Every one move out as the automated bell
ringed from outside…
Vanessa rushed to me.
“Hey everyone are talking about you.”
“I don’t know, it is like they knew you are in a
secret club or some thing.”
“Lol” I sighted Dan going to play football with
the team and I had to follow him.” Nessa, I
will be seeing you later.” I pecked her in her
cheek and zoomed off she seem blushed.
I run to Dan who is talking with a man.
“That is him approaching.”
“Xup, this is the man who will fill your
“Hi, I am kingsley Afonughe.”
We talked of many things he registered me a
full and complete american citizen.
After I went to restaurant to work, my work
was very fast this day.
To my surprise I started to know how to cook
this american dishes.