Accordiing to Asare Konadu’s novel “A WOMAN IN HER PRIME” he used a woman who was simily barren and in view of that marriage became a big plight for. Title, A woman in her prime. Volume 40 of African writers series. Author, Asare Konadu. Publisher, Heinemann, Original from, the University of California. : Woman in Her Prime (African Writers Series) (): Asare Konadu: Books.

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Libaku rated it liked it Aug 18, Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Don’t oknadu an account? What is the plot and themes?

Village life is shown very convincingly here, its political, social, economic spheres brought to the fore. Skip to main content.

A Woman in Her Prime

Good wishers contribute their mature compliments and advice. Pokuwaa has good friends, too, and prmie thriving farm. I am not going to sacrifice any more. I comment on the moral lesson….

A Woman in Her Prime by Asare Konadu

From inside the book. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Women — Africa — Fiction. I am going to give up crying inside asafe for that which I cannot get. The story exposes the challenges that barren women go through in African culture, and kobadu the course of this, it gradually reveals many fascinating facts about life as a Ghanaian, like traditional festivals, rites, customs and many more.


Truely it is good to rely on God, to be industrious, energetic, hopeful,resolute and be a good friend. This really portrays African culture where women endure deadly farming work. Citations are based on reference standards. Another small drama arises when Pokuwaa discovers a dead body in the forest.

In this way his novel is interesting to the western reader today. Bright rated it really liked it Sep 23, He had called on great Tano to make aeare possible for Pokuwa to bear a child.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The entire pages of this novel fascinated me because in Pokuwaa, i saw the new generation of the African woman who has emerged out of darkness, above the shackles of societal expectations to true freedom, without on such things as child- bearing to confirm her womanhood.

Woman is pime critical novel of village life with a progressive message that is modern but not reactionary. It is Kwadwo who provides the unconditional acceptance that helps het to resist the psychological pressure of her life although the author understates this nicely.

She washes herself, rubs her skin with shea cream, and purifies herself with white clay powder, then looks for the black hen she hfr to sacrifice. It shows how our African women feel when they do have a child and how they look at them in the community they find themselves, indeed it is a tuff situation for our Arican women.


His commitment to Pokuwaa and her happiness is laudable. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: There are few that express the sweetness of village life.

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Rather than being harsh with him, she enlists him and the other children to search for her hen. And there is the persistent theme that good character will out: However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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I love dis book so much cos it tells us dat in the midst of challenges,when we run to God he will not let us down as Pokuwaa did. It is the appointed day for sacrifice to the god Tano, but Pokuwaa is running late.

A woman in her prime

We hardly witness this meticulous behavior among women of Arica. The name field is required. She experiences two different marriages with the unproductive problem. Olly rated it it was amazing Dec 10,