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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She even wonders why Jumba cannot embrace change which some of the elders frrancis seen instead of clinging to tradition. Notify me of new comments via email.
You are commenting using your WordPress. Faith Chebet rated rrancis it was amazing Jul 14, Aminata opts for resistance as the only means of attaining freedom and self-definition as a woman. Published May 10, September 6, These are good ideas and I appreciated them back then as I do now.
Plot and themes in the play, Aminata by Francis Imbuga – Geofreelitnotes
Jumba is also a leader of the Elders who make decisions for Membe, he uses his influence to deter Aminata from inheriting the piece of land and wants it given to Ababio, a drunkard.
Tatuu rated it it was amazing Mar 19, Ababio beats vy his wife which explains why they separate. During arguments with Rosina Jumba constantly reminds her how he is the head of the family. Through her, the writer shows that women are capable of bringing the much needed change in society. Hannah rated it liked it Aug 03, Use of flashbacks Such as the Irony Biblical allusion. In this way, the Membe society has empowered women so that the voice of Membe can be heard through them.
That is she takes on a good job with a better pay. Sekaayi Henry rated it really liked it Oct 15, It was just yesterday that I realised the play had another component i. So, t will change peoples lives.
Like Liked by 2 people. Many of these societies are grounded on traditional patriarchal systems of governance. Aminata, brings change to the people through initiating various development projects and her campaign for human rights. Great work you are doing. To gy it, click here.
A Review of Francis Imbuga’s Aminata
Achieng Onguru rated it really liked it Feb 28, They were expecting a bitter confrontation between me, Ababio and my uncle.
Mar 06, Mark Odiaga rated it it was amazing.
You are commenting using your Facebook account. All these roles she ably executes and with ease. I would like one of us to elaborate more on the notes of women emancipation in ffrancis play aminata.
Once emancipation crosses the line to feminism to the extent of misandry, the whole point of the emancipation is lost, and we say: For instance, before his death, pastor Ngoya encourages family planning, fights for women rights. Duncan rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Katebes Kibet rated it really liked it Mar 03, See 2 questions about Aminata….
A mouth to feed, a mouth to stop crying, and a mouth to give medicine to. Characterisation Aminata is a highly educated, brilliant, aggressive and assertive lawyer Aware of the resistance that she will receive from the patriarchs, Imbuga portrays Aminata as a highly educated, brilliant, aggressive and assertive lawyer with a mind of her own. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Next Post Houseboy by Ferdinand Oyono. Images of Africa and Africans in Japanese Literature.
During arguments with Rosina Jumba constantly reminds her how he is the head of the family. Women for example Aminata and Rosina throughout the play struggle to emancipate themselves from their archaic culture that makes them subordinate to their men.
Aminata: A play (Plays for school series) by Francis Imbuga
For instance, before his death, pastor Ngoya encourages family planning, fights for frncis rights. Troy Onyango rated it really liked it Jun 23, This could help prove the fact that if Imbuga was to use English phrases, it would deter cultural authenticity, thus though it may sound awkward to the normal English speaker, it is an aspect of culture as African phraseology is used.
Education enlightens Aminata to know her rights and work hard to protect them. Good stuff that is a critical analysis and response Like Like. The final proposal encourages others to conduct similar reviews to make possible a handbook of reading in Africa.
Aminata has gone to school and excels well as a lawyer. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: