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What is in Mother’s life

Mother is one of my favorite characters in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s She No Longer Weeps. The mother is one of the important characters in this text. With the aid of her actions, words and relationships it is easier to deal with themes (issues) to do with gender relations, patriarchal influence, inter-generational conflicts, resistance and change inContinue reading “What is in Mother’s life”

She No Longer Weeps: Characterization Part 2

Freddy He is an important character. He is important not because he is like-able to many readers, but because he is one of the main antagonist of the play.He stands on the way of Martha’s success in the novel. He propels one of the most important dimensions to the play’s conflictHe is one of theContinue reading “She No Longer Weeps: Characterization Part 2”

She No Longer Weeps: Characterisation Part 1

Background of the text and author Tsitsi Dangarembga is the first black woman from Zimbabwe to publish a novel in English [NERVOUS CONDITIONS (1988)]. Nervous Conditions won the African segment of the Commonwealth Writers Prize in 1989, and was initially rejected for publication in newly independent Zimbabwe. Dangarembga is also recognized as the first blackContinue reading “She No Longer Weeps: Characterisation Part 1”