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Mental Pain in Bessie Head’s novel ‘A Question of Power’

MENTAL PAIN IN BESSIE HEAD’S NOVEL ‘A QUESTION OF POWER’ The character Elisabeth in Bessie Head’s novel ‘A Question of Power’ is schizophrenic. For Elisabeth being schizophrenic means that she sees and hears things that don’t exist, is unclear in her thinking, and changes her behaviour very quickly. ELISABETH’S CONDITION

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Who Should Write African Fiction?

In her talk on ‘The Danger of the Single Story’, Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche indicated that current literature presented only one image of Africa. This Africa was always rural, impoverished, and riddled with AIDS. Novels did not depict the vibrant and diverse Africa that she knew. Growing up in America, Adiche

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