The play Aminata was written by Francis Imbuga (_) a Kenyan playwright. Setting It is set in Kenya. The play is centered on Aminata, a daughter to late. You may have read the play “Aminata”, which is coincidentally a literature That is, can a writer, like Francis Imbuga write about his people ie. User Review – Flag as inappropriate. how can I get an eBook. Selected pages. Title Page. Contents. Section 1. 1. Section 2. Section 3. Section 4.

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Tatuu rated it it was amazing Mar 19, I am very passionate about literature. Yes, it is definitely a good piece of work and portrays issues in the African context very well. Selected pages Title Page.

Bu-Soda Twaha rated it really liked it Jun 13, Education is seen as a weapon that women use to fight against injustices. Go on Fgancis Like Liked by 1 person.

The issue here is not that children should not be spaced. Aminata is determined to own the land as Jumba teams up with Ababio, her aaminata brother to make her efforts fruitless. Her aunt Kezia, though critical of her failure to give birth to many children, acknowledges this when she says: Return to Book Page.


Trancis also improves the welfare of Membe. But they were wrong. They are human beings who deserve the same treatment as you and I. User Review – Flag as inappropriate how can I get an eBook.

A mouth to feed, a mouth to stop crying, and a mouth to give medicine to. Through these achievements,Aminata redeems further the reputation, gains fame and becomes very popular and beats the men folk in Membe.

Plot and themes in the play, Aminata by Francis Imbuga – Geofreelitnotes

Aminata eats chicken and its soup francus an event held by her father to show women that they are supposed to eat chicken contrary to their culture. Gender crusaders in Africa and aminats world over have upped the fight against the discrimination of women as they agitate gender equality.

During arguments with Rosina Jumba constantly reminds her how he is the head of the family. You are commenting using your WordPress. For instance, before his death, pastor Ngoya encourages family planning, fights for women rights. You are commenting using your Twitter account. What would I gain from such a confrontation?

A Review of Francis Imbuga’s Aminata

Some of the more enlightened elders know this. Good stuff that is a critical analysis and response Like Like.


Ruth Otinga rated it really liked it Oct 31, Realy this play z interesting and aminaata talks on thngs tht happened long time ago and things tht ar still happenig in some tribes across africa. The transformation of society largely relies on education.

Fill in your details below or click an imbuuga to log in: Unless, the reader is aware that African tradition demanded that only men can eat chicken, among other prestigious foods, which reflects an aspect of traditional culture — gender — discrimination… Jumba condemns Nuhu when he supplicates: This site uses cookies.

It stars Aminata as the main character with Jumba as her uncle who are the main antagonist and protagonist. Secondly, women have been empowered through education.

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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Thank you for the recommendation. The first proposals are intended specifically to address the teaching of reading in Kenya, aimnata they may be relevant to other sub-Saharan nations.