Ama Ata Aidoo Essays
The Stranger Abroad: Ideology and Impotence in Our Sister Killjoy
Our Sister Killjoy
Ama Ata Aidoo’s Our Sister Killjoy: or Reflections from a Black-eyed Squint follows a young Ghanian woman known as Sissie and her experiences in Europe. As Aidoo’s story floats from reflections on Sissie’s sexually charged relationship with a...
Female Roles in Ama Ata Aidoo's 'Changes' College
Changes: A Love Story
In her novel Changes, Ama Ata Aidoo carefully portrays Esi, Opokuya, & Fusena as the prominent female roles and the different levels of oppression that they face in urban Ghanaian society. Given some of her accomplishments, it is apparent that...