All Roads Lead to America (Ch. 5-8)

  What looms through Ifemelu and Obinze’s youthful love story is the unwinding of a nation and like when love goes wrong, the breaking up and breaking away of its citizens. Adichie narrates the political breakdown of Nigeria through its consequences in the everyday experiences of her characters. Though it’s not stated forthrightly in the [...]

Hello everyone, Although skin color is undoubtedly the most salient signal of racial identity in America, other actual or imagined bodily features have also been seen as distinctive markers of negritude. These include the shapes of heads, feet, lips and noses as well as texture of hair. The novel "Americanah" by the award winning writer; [...]