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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In this way his novel is interesting pprime the western reader today. The novel traces her frustration and attempts to get pregnant, even after changing her male partner. We sense from this performance that Pokuwaa is not naturally inspired by traditional practices. We were informed in the novel that Pokuwaa terror dead bodies awfully.

A Woman in Her Prime

I love d book,it really centres on African Culture Like Like. But Pokuwaa and Kwadwo have a gentle, teasing relationship, full of goodnatured humor.

That is, his target was not so much hwr as superstition, although he understood the negative social consequences for women of magical explanation. Konadu describes Pokuwaa as one of the industrious female farmers in Brenhoma. Account Options Sign in.

We were informed in the novel that Pokuwaa terror dead bodies awfully. Some of the medicine men deliberately mislead her and turn to provide frivolous solutions. Digital Library Federation, December Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es.

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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Kwadwo’s first wife also resents her husband’s attention to Pokuwaa. Pokuwaa has divorced two husbands, apparently with little fuss, when they prove unable to give her children.

A woman in her prime

English View all editions and formats. African literature has got to the level of resurging the old African antiquity and merged it with the present for close juxtaposition.

She may demonstrate an utmost interest in praising the supreme Almighty God than these lesser gods in Brenhoma. Fritz Konaduu rated it it was amazing Nov 17, Learn more about Amazon Prime. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: She may demonstrate an outmost interest in praising the supreme Almighty God than these lesser gods in Brenhoma.

She describes him as the only chief who shares food as well as so many other things with their families.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Pokuwaa goes through a broad range of sacrifices with a view to recuperating from her barrenness, but all these efforts are always koonadu vain. Oddly, there is little suggestion than the villagers think the fault is with her. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. I really love this play is soo gud Like Like.

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Pokuwaa shows sign konaddu pregnancy within a few months after she boycotts the sacrifices of the great god Tago. With its loving descriptions of the rituals, routines, and kohadu of a small community, A Woman in Her Prime expresses how disappointment may be balanced by tenderness and peace — and how we sometimes get the thing we want only after we have stopped striving for it. She rejected all the encouragement received from the mother and the husband with connection to spiritual sacrifices.

It shows how our African women feel when they do have a child and how they look at them in the community they find themselves, indeed it is a tuff situation for our Arican women. Advanced Search Find a Library.