Ola had given birth to six sons regularly every two years but all of them had died. Instead of doing so, she had only marked on the left buttock of the sixth baby. It was the event of 30 years ago. At the beginning of the story, Bola was living with her granddaughter Asi in a small village Kumansenu. It was Friday. She was cooking food.
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He wanted to give them nobility Why did Nicol decide to write about his own people? Bola because she gives her child a chance to live In the story, in which character can the real Africa be found? They need to at least know numbers in English to buy things from the market. Genetic mutation, malnutrition, disease, birth defects, no access to medicine What might be the scientific reason for the deaths of these children? It is very inhumane and she had sort of emotionally connection to the baby.
Why did Bola refuse to mutilate the body of her sixth dead child? This was an unplanned trip. They will know that he died soon enough and his life was short. Let us enjoy each other, all three of us, this time. Life is too short. Returning- been the same child every time; girls- maybe if she had a girl then things may have been different. Girls somehow seem to stay with relations longer. What clues show that there is something very strange about Meji ; 1; last two paragraphs?
She is throwing the kola nuts and if they all face the same way then he is listening and is pleased. When Meji throws it, he is listening. We bring flowers to graves. What other beliefs or strategies from any culture related to contacting the dead do you know about?
Compare and contrast these. What does Musa, the village magician, recommend to Bola in the beginning of the story? To thank her for giving him the opportunity to live.
Why does Meji say that he has returned It proves that he returned and that he was there and that Bola is not crazy. What is the significance of the fact that Asi knows how to open the locket? The relationship between parent and a child is very strong, almost unbreakable. Also, to appreciate life because it can be taken away from you very quickly.
What is the theme of the story?
"Life is Sweet at Kumansenu"
In a small mud house, a widow Bola used to live with her seven years granddaughter Asi. Her son Megi was in government job as a clerk. Bola gave birth to six children but all of them died. When Bola was preparing food Asi was skipping outside. Suddenly Bola saw her son inside the house and became so much excited.
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