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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Like Liked by 2 people. 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 mainata to his piece of land.

Like men, women need and deserve to be treated as decent human beings, to be listened amunata and to inherit property. All these roles she ably executes and with ease. Email required Address never made public.

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Aminata: A play (Plays for school series)

Notify me of new posts via email. Amonata, brings change to the people through initiating various development projects and her campaign for human rights.

Secondly, women have been empowered through education. This site uses cookies.

Aminata (play) – Wikipedia

During arguments with Rosina Jumba constantly reminds her how he is the head of the family. Notes on Francis Imbuga’s “Aminata. Unknown Binding81 pages. Imbuga examines gender issues with great sensitivity in his plays. To view it, click here.


User Review – Flag as inappropriate aminata. Phares Kariuki rated it really liked it Nov 01, Sure, but why not make the work place more female a,inata such that women are allowed to progress in their careers without being penalised for having families?

The playwright is conscious of the fact that amminata gained through avenues such as education and professionalism is one of the ways of empowering the oppressed in the society. The idea of contraception and having small familiesis also brought out in the play. East African Educational Publishers, To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Like Liked by 1 person.

Jumba claims that Aminata is a woman and amiata women are not allowed to inherit land. Published December 31st by Heinemann Kenya first published December Characterisation Aminata amlnata a highly educated, brilliant, aggressive and assertive lawyer Aware of the resistance that she will receive from the patriarchs, Imbuga portrays Aminata as a highly educated, brilliant, aggressive and assertive lawyer with a mind of her own.

He feels that if he disregards the wishes of his late brother, he is also in danger of being punished for the community believes that ghosts of the dead person will pursue the one who fails to follow the wishes.

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The play is quiet anticipating since it exposes all the hardles that women must face in the course of their lives. University of Nairobi A world-class university committed to scholarly excellence.

It is through Aminata, therefore, that the playwright deconstructs the patriarchal wisdom that women are only meant for domestic chores. Books by Francis Imbuga. Many of these societies are trancis on traditional patriarchal systems of governance. Sep 20, Luke Maingi added it Shelves: Jumba is also a leader of the Elders who make decisions for Membe, he uses his influence to deter Aminata from inheriting the piece of land and wants it given to Ababio, a drunkard. Yes, it is definitely a good piece of work and portrays issues in the African context very well.


Women for example Aminata and Rosina throughout the play struggle to emancipate themselves from their archaic culture that makes them subordinate to their men.

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

Through these achievements,Aminata redeems further the reputation, gains fame and becomes very popular and beats the men folk in Membe. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Women for example Francid and Rosina throughout the play struggle to emancipate themselves from their archaic culture that makes them subordinate to their men. Aminata is a nice read, especially now that every woman in town is a feminist, about the emancipation of women from the shackles of societal and gender roles.

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Since time immemorial women have suffered the place of beasts of burden, victims of suppression objects of pleasure a,inata far looked down upon in our societies. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Go on Boy Like Liked by 1 person. The review concludes with six proposals for policymakers, educational researchers, and teacher educators for the development of reading instruction based on what we learned in reviewing the literature.