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Research folk stories in Ghana and/or West Africa, particularly those on "disobedient daughters." Compare them with Anowa, discussing how they influenced Aidoo's dramatic choices.

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Compare and contrast Anowa with William Shakespeare's Macbeth (performed c. 1606; published c. 1623). Focus on the differences and similarities between Anowa in phase three and Lady Macbeth.

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Discuss Anowa in terms of feminism. Make an argument about whether the play is feminist.

Research the history of slavery in nineteenth-century Ghana. Is the depiction of slavery accurate in Anowa? How does it underscore the play's themes?

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