Accordiing to Asare Konadu’s novel “A WOMAN IN HER PRIME” he used a woman who was simily barren and in view of that marriage became a big plight for. Title, A woman in her prime. Volume 40 of African writers series. Author, Asare Konadu. Publisher, Heinemann, Original from, the University of California. : Woman in Her Prime (African Writers Series) (): Asare Konadu: Books.

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Don’t have an account? The entire pages of this novel fascinated me because in Pokuwaa, i saw the new generation of the African woman who has emerged out of darkness, above the shackles of societal expectations to true freedom, without on such things as child- bearing to confirm her womanhood. Citations are based on reference standards. The opening chapter skillfully draws drama from a simple situation.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Pokuwaa goes through a broad range of sacrifices with a view to recuperating from her barrenness, but all these efforts are always in vain. The E-mail Address es field is required. We recognize lack of formal education among the people of this community.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The misfortune of the protagonist of the novel, Aduwa Pokuwa is a true revelation that child bearing is very important for female, as a woman found to be barren as desert cannot be reckoned with in the society.

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And there is the persistent theme that good character will out: You are commenting using your Facebook account. We sense from this performance that Pokuwaa is not naturally inspired by traditional practices. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I first read A woman in her prime, late Please enter recipient e-mail address es.

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We sense from this performance that Pokuwaa is not naturally inspired by traditional practices. But the last straw is a good thing for Pokuwaa.

They find the hen in the wo,an, about to be swallowed by a snake, but Pokuwaa is just in time to pin down the snake, rescue the hen, and make her sacrifice. No one dare blame the supreme God.

A Woman in Her Prime

We hardly witness this meticulous behavior among women of Arica. She becomes the second wife of a kind man asage Kwadwo, and in less than a month she shows signs of being pregnant.

But there is hope for whenever there is a will there must be way. Nzubechi rated it it was amazing Jun 26, Konadu describes Pokuwaa as one the industrious female farmers in Brenhoma. The last straw for Pokuwaa is when she comes across the he of a man near her farm.

Mar 30, Micah Comfort marked it as to-read Shelves: Bright rated it really liked it Sep 23, The hen has escaped!

We understand that the chiefs in Ghana are of great celebrity that they often receive gifts from their disciples. Want to Read saving…. No trivia or quizzes yet. But Pokuwaa and Kwadwo have a gentle, teasing relationship, full of good-natured humor. We were informed that Pokuwaa could not sustain marriage in view of her childless.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. We were inspired by Maame Fosua’s information; we are informed that when womna woman is pregnant she needs to eat more of palm nut soup and chew sugarcane which wonan turn provide breast milk in abundant.

Kwadwo’s first wife also resents her husband’s attention to Pokuwaa. She has even forgotten about her barrenness.

A woman in her prime

A Woman in Her Prime. Not wanting to draw attention to herself, she tells only her mother and keeps quiet as the villagers search for the missing man. Some of the medicine men deliberately mislead her and turn to provide frivolous solutions. I love d book,it really centres on African Culture Like Like. PLOT Brenhoma is the setting of the story.

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She experiences two different marriages with the bg problem. You are commenting using your WordPress. Read more about this not-for-profit social enterprise at worldreader.