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Mumbi"s brideprice

by J. N. Mbugua

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Published by Longman in [Nairobi] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] J. N. Mbugua.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.M4772 Mu, PR9381.9.M3 Mu
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p.
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5409242M
ISBN 100582601118
LC Control Number72980003

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Reflection of African Marriage and Culture of Bride Price in Buchi Emecheta’s The Bride Price. Longjam Bedana. Research Scholar. Deptt. of Humanities and Basic Sciences. NIT Manipur & Dr. Sangeeta Laishram. Assistant Professor. Deptt. of Humanities and Basic Sciences. NIT Manipur. Abstract:File Size: KB.   Bride price is widely practiced in Africa, but traditions vary across the continent - as some BBC Africa colleagues explain.

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The Bride Price is a well written compelling novel whose pages hold everything from poverty, caste, Mumbis brideprice book, and cruelty to jaw dropping traditions and customs. Emechetas careful word choice used to describe characters and their actions provided a deeper meaning to the book than what may meet the eye/5.

The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta begins in Nigeria—specifically, in Lagos. The events, which move quickly at first, center around the Odia family. Ezekiel and Ma Blackie, the father and mother, have two children: Nna-nndo, a son, and Aku-nna, a daughter.

Aku-nna is the protagonist of The Bride Price. Though the story begins in an urban. Shobhan Bantwal was born and raised in India and came to the United States as a young bride in an arranged has published short fiction in literary magazines and articles in a number of publications.

Writing plays in her mother tongue (the Indian language of Konkani) and performing onstage at Indian American conventions are some of her hobbies/5(54). The Bride Price is the poignant love story of Aku-nna, a young Igbo woman, and her teacher, Chike, the son of a prosperous former slave.

As their tribe begins to welcome western education and culture, these two are drawn together despite the traditions that forbid them to marry. Aku-nna flees an unwanted and forced marriage to join Chike, only Cited by: This Study Guide consists of approximately 59 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Bride Price.

The Bride Price begins in Lagos, a port city in Nigeria, Africa. The opening scenes move quickly through the. The Bride Price is a novel (first published in the UK by Allison & Busby and in the USA Mumbis brideprice book George Braziller) by Nigerian writer Buchi concerns, in part, the problems of women in post-colonial author dedicated this novel to her mother, Alice Ogbanje : Buchi Emecheta.

The Bride Price was a bittersweet read for me. The story is about a girl named Aku-nna who lived a fairly comfortable life in the city of Lagos, Nigeria with her family. The story is about a girl named Aku-nna who lived a fairly comfortable life in the city of Lagos, Nigeria with her family.

Bride price, bridewealth, or bride token, is money, property, or other form of wealth paid by a groom or his family to the family of the woman he will be married to or is just about to marry.

Bride price can be compared to dowry, which is paid to the groom, or used by the bride to help establish the new household, and dower, which is property settled on the bride herself by the groom at the. Born of Ibo parents in Nigeria, Buchi Emecheta is widely known for her multi-layered stories of black women struggling to maintain their identity and construct viable lives for themselves and their families.

She writes, according to The New York Times, with subtlety, power, and abundant compassion. George Braziller is proud to have published nine of Emecheta's novels over the course of twenty 2/5(1). The Bride Price Homework Help Questions. What was the most interesting part of the story.

Personally, i think the most interesting part of the story was when Aku-nna's father, Ezekial, passed away. The Bride Price, although fictional, is somewhat autobiographical. The book draws on the events that Emecheta witnessed growing up in Nigeria. It is the third book that Emecheta has published, but it is the first one in which Emecheta offers a hint of hope that both the African woman as well as the descendants of slaves might overcome the.

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She was Welsh, he was English. They had been brought up as enemies a /5. Buchi Emecheta's The Bride Price covers many themes from bride price to tradition and the caste system in Nigeria. Her book illustrates how cultural norms imprison women, in particular, but it does offer some hope that, someday, these barriers will be broken.Bride Price Network through the support of DFID-UK to determine the nature and significance of bride price and the role it plays in perpetuating domestic violence in communities particularly in North Meru and Kisii Districts.

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