The play Aminata was written by Francis Imbuga (_) a Kenyan playwright. Setting It is set in Kenya. The play is centered on Aminata, a daughter to late. You may have read the play “Aminata”, which is coincidentally a literature That is, can a writer, like Francis Imbuga write about his people ie. User Review – Flag as inappropriate. how can I get an eBook. Selected pages. Title Page. Contents. Section 1. 1. Section 2. Section 3. Section 4.

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She also improves the welfare of Membe. Mumo Mutoko rated it it was amazing Aug 21, Hastings Amiani rated it it was amazing Dec 22, Christy Aoko rated it really liked it Jan 16, East African Educational Publishers, Imbuga examines gender issues with great sensitivity in his plays. During arguments with Rosina Jumba constantly reminds her how he is the head of the family.

We do not belittle what she has done for Membe and for us, no. Aminata eats chicken and its soup at an event held by her father to show women that they are supposed to eat chicken contrary to their culture.


It is set in Kenya and is centered on Aminata a daughter to late pastor Ngoya, before his death, Ngoya writes a Will in which he lawfully makes Aminata the heir to his piece of land. I am very passionate about literature.

Aminata: A play (Plays for school series)

African traditional culture vs Modernity. They are human beings who deserve the same treatment as you and I. They are issues affecting our contemporary society and the playwright is part and parcel of the society he writes about.

Aminata is a play written by Francis Imbuga. Remember, she is a lawyer. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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A Review of Francis Imbuga’s Aminata

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. We used multiple methods to find relevant research and associated documents, including two trips to Kenya. Great work you are doing. The playwright is conscious of the fact farncis knowledge gained through avenues such as education and professionalism is one of the ways of empowering the oppressed in the society.

Duncan rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Thank you boss Like Like. The final proposal encourages others to conduct similar reviews to make possible a handbook of reading in Africa. Aminata opts for resistance as the only means of attaining freedom and self-definition as a woman.


AMINATA By Francis Imbuga

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Aminata is a nice read, especially now that every woman in town is a feminist, about the emancipation of women from the shackles francus societal and gender roles. The play is quiet anticipating since it exposes all the hardles that women must face in the course of their lives.

That kind of literature should be in line with our national values. A great mark of professionalism, I salute your guts!!! View all posts by georgetibakuno.

Aminata: A play (Plays for school series) by Francis Imbuga

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