Jumba the village headman has a flashback whereby Pastor Ngoya tells his congregation: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. She cannot be deterred by the traditional practices that her uncle Jumba keeps citing to deny her the land. And who says living without You is possible, spread the gospel my brother, I love how he Imbuga confuses me with the place and role of Ngoya Like Like. Remember, she is a lawyer. You are commenting using your WordPress. Nice notes Like Like.
While I am a proponent of such emancipation, feminism shouldn’t be brought in to the mix. He feels that if he disregards the wishes of his late brother, he is also in danger of being punished for the community believes that ghosts of the dead person will pursue the one who fails to follow the wishes. Ababio commits suicide in protest of the event. Aminata eats chicken and its soup at an event held by her father to show women that they are supposed to eat chicken contrary to their culture. The transformation of society largely relies on education. Aminata is a determined character. Jumba the village headman has a flashback whereby Pastor Ngoya tells his congregation: Unless, the reader is aware that African tradition demanded that only men can eat chicken, among other prestigious foods, which reflects an aspect of traditional culture — gender — discrimination… Jumba condemns Nuhu when he supplicates:
Jumba claims that Aminata is a woman and traditionally women are not allowed to inherit land. During arguments with Rosina Jumba constantly reminds her how he is the head of the family.
Plot and themes in the play, Aminata by Francis Imbuga
Preview — Aminata by Francis Imbuga. Hastings Amiani rated it it was amazing Dec 22, You are commenting using your Facebook account. Sekaayi Henry rated it really liked it Oct 15, Aminata gets supported by the headmen of Membe including the oldest imbugs in Membe, Abadi.
Aminata is a determined character. Aminata has gone to school and excels well as a lawyer. Duncan rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Achieng Onguru rated it really liked it Feb 28, Education is seen as a weapon that women use to fight against injustices.
Women for example Aminata and Rosina throughout the play struggle to emancipate themselves from their archaic culture that makes them subordinate to their men.
AMINATA By Francis Imbuga
Published May 10, September 6, Like men, women need and deserve to be treated as decent human beings, to be listened to plpt to inherit property. Nicole Wanjiru rated it liked it Mar 09, Jun 21, Ericl marked it as to-read.
She also improves the welfare of Membe. I would like one of us to elaborate more on the notes of women emancipation in the play imbgua. In the play, the author further shows that women, unlike their male counterparts, are conscious and concerned with the well being of the society and its development.
Such idiomatic phrases help maintain cultural authenticity as the idioms are derived from local imagery that is common to the villagers. African traditional bg vs Modernity.
Aminata is determined to own the land as Jumba teams up with Ababio, her biological brother to make her efforts fruitless. It is through Aminata, therefore, that the playwright deconstructs the patriarchal wisdom that women are only meant for domestic chores. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Aminata puts up a spirited fight to retain her land because she is well educated. They vrancis expecting a bitter confrontation between me, Ababio and my uncle.
My aim is to analyse as many African books as I can lay my hands on. Notify me of new comments aminaha email. And who says living without You is possible, spread the gospel my brother, I love how he Imbuga confuses me with the place and role of Ngoya Like Like.
For instance, amknata her late father, pastor Ngoya writes a will to reward Aminata a piece of land she fights for it amid objections from her uncle Jumba and her brother, Ababio. Great thinking Like Liked by 1 person.
They are issues affecting our contemporary society and the playwright is part and parcel drancis the society he writes about. Jumba claims that Aminata is a woman and traditionally women are not allowed to inherit land. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving….
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