Americanah: Relationship Status

The topic discussed during Tuesday's lecture about impactful relationships was also relevant to this week's reading. When lfemelu returns to Nigeria she encounters a stark contrast to her own relationships in America. The most drastic difference being the relationship between the male and female role. Ifemelu recognizes the submissive roles women in Nigeria feel comfortable … Continue reading Americanah: Relationship Status

A Tale For The Time Being: Finally, a connection with Ruth

In the last section of reading I finally felt empathetic towards Ruth and became extremely sensitive and vulnerable when reading the darker parts of Nao's story. When discovering Nao's path to prostitution and the horrible details she writes about the disgusting bullying she goes through at her school I felt heartbroken. I felt that Ruth … Continue reading A Tale For The Time Being: Finally, a connection with Ruth