Mariama Bâ Essays
Senegalese Stereotypes in So Long a Letter 11th Grade
So Long a Letter
Mariama Bâ’s So Long a Letter depicts the life of a newly widowed Ramatoulaye who writes a letter to her childhood best friend Aissatou, describing her life as a co-wife and an oppressed woman in the Senegalese culture and tradition. By writing...
Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions and Mariama Ba’s Scarlet Song: How Female African Writers Conquer Patriarchy, one Novel at a Time College
In several respects, American writers have use literature as a means to promote equal rights for women; however, these writers are often white females - or even white males. While these writers are certainly able to uncover a variety of aspects...