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The bride price.

June Francis

The bride price.

by June Francis

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Published by Mills & Boon in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesMasquerade historical
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22834031M
ISBN 100263757668

  A nywhere in the world, to be female is to be instantly othered. It is to be in a constant fight for autonomy, for personhood, for control over one’s body and mind; for survival. In The Bride Price, Buchi Emecheta is a capable surgeon; slicing right to the heart of what it meant to be a girl in Nigeria in the s. With an uncompromising deftness and an artless charm, she explores the Author: Naaki Tetteh.   A young Ibo girl named Aku-nna flees an unwanted marriage to be with her true love, Chike, the son of a prosperous former slave. However, Aku-nna's uncle refuses the bride price from Chike's family, an action that frightens Aku-nna for it foreshadows her own death in childbirthPages:

  The Bride Price is the poignant love story of Aku-nna, a young Igbo woman, and her teacher, Chike, the son of a prosperous former slave. As their tribe begins to welcome western education and culture, these two are drawn together despite the traditions that forbid them to : George Braziller Inc.   First published in , The Bride Price begins in Lagos, a port city in Nigeria. The opening scenes move quickly through the events that are about to significantly alter the lives of the Odia family: Ezekiel, the father; Ma Blackie, the mother; Nna-nndo, the son; and Aku-nna, the daughter and protagonist of this story.

The Bride Price is an allegory of God's great love for His Son, and His Son's great love for His bride, the church. The idea came about through a friend from South Africa who told me what she believed were true events in an oral story of a culture that honored the bride : The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta, conclusively provides a story for one of the mose entrenched igbo tradition, the bride price. As a female from Igboland, i am quite aware of the enormous significance of that custom and the concequences it has for any female who chooses to neglect or abandon by:


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The Bride Price is a well written compelling novel whose pages hold everything from poverty, caste, love, and cruelty to jaw dropping traditions and customs. Emecheta’s careful word choice used to describe characters and their actions provided a deeper meaning to the book /5.

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Buchi Emecheta in her novel The Bride Price () tells the story of the clash between the traditional customs of a small Ibo village in Nigeria and the ever-encroaching influence of Africa's European colonizers, as seen through the eyes of a young girl.

The bride price, a fee that is traditionally paid by the prospective husband's family for the prospective wife, is a theme that weaves its way throughout. The Bride Price is a "captivating Nigerian novel, lovingly but unsentimentally written," says Valentine Cunningham in the New Statesman.

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