The Question and Answer section for Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
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The griot, Djeli Mamadou Kouyaté introduces himself as a "master in the art of eloquence." He tells the story of Sundiata.
Mari Djatas main difficulty is his inability to walk. As a result, his mother suffers from gossip and disdain for her among the women. She is isolated.