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The Pussy Cat Mansions were built around a large compound. Adah called the open space a compound, remembering Africa. the Family Advisor, whom she met later, used the word courtyard for the open space.
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Gender is obviously a heavy topic and should not be touched on lightly. There is only so much I can say on the topic without overstepping some bounds but in this post I’ll be looking at the roles these topics play in the play The Lion and the Jewel by Wole Soyinka, and the novel The Joys of Motherhood by Buchi Emecheta. 452 more words
I want to return to the discussion that began in class last night concerning the “problem” of thinking of a text by an African woman as a “feminist text” simply because its author is female and its subject(s) is/are concerned with women, family, and/or domestic happenings. 263 more words