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The previous post discusses the theme of traditions. I agree with that post, and I would like to add some additional thoughts to the theme of tradition. Anowa is unique in her community because...

Latest answer posted February 8, 2017, 2:50 am (UTC)

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The character of Anowa is a woman who goes against tradition. She is represented as a capable, intelligent woman who determines who she wants to marry and has a great deal of strength. At the...

Latest answer posted January 2, 2017, 12:37 am (UTC)

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When Anowa marries Kofi Ako, she helps him start a skin-trading business. She does a lot of work in the business. Traditionally, women weren't supposed to work outside the home in Ghana, but Anowa...

Latest answer posted May 17, 2007, 6:18 am (UTC)

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One of the lessons deals with the power of traditions and customs and what happens when a person tries to change those customs and traditions. Anowa refuses to take on her traditional role as a...

Latest answer posted September 14, 2007, 2:17 am (UTC)

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Badua insists that Kofi Ako is good-for-nothing and insults his family. I think part of her anger is directed toward Anowa because she refused to marry when she was supposed to and she turned down...

Latest answer posted June 23, 2007, 8:03 am (UTC)

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The chair is the favorite spot of the twins' master, who keeps them as slaves.  They fan the chair to keep it cool, even in his absence.  The action represents just how ridiculously...

Latest answer posted July 5, 2007, 9:55 am (UTC)

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Perhaps the best visual aids to use in any presentation speak to the overall themes, imagery, and characters depicted in the text. For the book Anowa, here are some suggestions for visual aids....

Latest answer posted September 18, 2011, 12:43 am (UTC)

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