The Question and Answer section for Nervous Conditions is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The title, Nervous Conditions, comes from a statement Dangarembga uses as the prologue to her novel, 'The condition of native is a nervous condition' - taken from the [Jean-Paul Sartre's] introduction to Frantz Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth...
Which character are you referring to?
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In answer to your question.... Tash is nervous because she's never been on a plane before.