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The joys of motherhood

Barbara Dale

The joys of motherhood

by Barbara Dale

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Published by Andrews, McMeel & Parker in Kansas City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motherhood -- Caricatures and cartoons.,
  • Mothers -- Caricatures and cartoons.,
  • Child rearing -- Caricatures and cartoons.,
  • American wit and humor, Pictorial.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Barbara & Jim Dale.
    ContributionsDale, Jim, 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6727.D25 J69 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p. :
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2413321M
    ISBN 100836220978
    LC Control Number87071163
    OCLC/WorldCa17289125

    The Joys of Motherhood by Buchi Emecheta avg. rating Ratings Nnu Ego is a woman who gives all her energy, money and everything she has to raising her children - . The Joys of Motherhood tells the moving story of Nnu Ego, a West African Woman devoted to her children, giving them all her life – with the result that she finds herself friendless and alone in middle age. The Joys of Motherhood is a powerful commentary on polygamy, patriarchy and women’s changing roles in urban Nigeria. My Thoughts.

      Published by Heinemann in and set in colonial Nigeria, Buchi Emecheta’s Joys of Motherhood is a satirical look at the supposed thrills of motherhood. Her focus is an Ibo woman, Nnu Ego who through endless pregnancies, toil and degradation and a Nigeria in transition, struggles with a motherhood role defined for her by tradition, patriarchy and superstition. The book The Joys of Motherhood is a fictional story about a woman's journey to conform to the role of motherhood set by the standards of the Ibo tribe. This woman, Nnu Ego, must overcome economic and social hurdles in her attempt to succeed at being a mother, however she is unable to achieve this goal.

    Woman’s position as a mother 38 3. THE JOYS OF BECOMING A WOMAN: MOTHERHOOD MEETS WOMANHOOD 44 Marriage and family ties 48 The importance of children and their sex 51 The value of a mother 53 4. THE IRONY OF JOYS OF MOTHERHOOD 56 5. CONCLUSION 62 BIBLIOGRAPHY The Joys of Motherhood, aims at rewriting an integral part of history which has been dismissed. Indeed, Emecheta seeks to speak for Ibuza women being multiply marginalized and oppressed by a colonial and indigenous patriarchal society. Mohanty () stresses that it is necessary for Third.


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