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No sweetness here

Ama Ata Aidoo

No sweetness here

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Published by Longman in Harlow .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, Ghanaian (English),
    • Ghana -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Ama Ata Aidoo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.A2885 No, PR9379.9.A35 No
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[7], 134 p.
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5012658M
      ISBN 100582640377
      LC Control Number76592401

      There is indeed "no sweetness here" but nonetheless, survival is the driving force throughout the collection. While Aidoo certainly seems to be committed to portraying the material, economic and social problems which plague post-colonial Ghanaian society and the difficulties which these cause in the daily lives of the women in her stories; it 5/5(1).


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Ama Ata Aidoo's short story "No Sweetness Here" first appeared in as the title piece in No Sweetness Here, Aidoo's first collection of stories. The story is narrated by a character known as Chicha, which is the local pronunciation of "teacher." Chicha is a Westernized woman who is the schoolteacher in the small Fanti village of Bamso.

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The narrator, who is referred to as Chicha, thinks about the discussions she has held about one of her students, Kwesi, a ten-year-old boy, with Kwesi's. No Sweetness Here: And Other Stories - Kindle edition by Aidoo, Ama Ata, Katrak, Ketu H. Download it once and read it No sweetness here book your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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World of Books USA was founded in OCLC Number: Notes: Short stories. Description: pages 18 cm. Contents: Everything counts --For whom things did not change --In the cutting of a drink --The message --Certain winds from the South --No sweetness here --A gift from somewhere --Two sisters --The late bud --Something to talk about on the way to the funeral --Other Title.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Aidoo, Ama Ata, No sweetness here. [London]: Longman Drumbeat,© (OCoLC) Material Type. Aidoo's most widely known book is Changes: a Love Story, a powerful feminist novel which earned her the Commonwealth Writer's Prize.

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If there is no sweetness, there is the salt essential to life. An African Education in 'No Sweetness Here' Janu • When Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie came to the U.S. for college, she found her roommates didn't know much about Africa.

No Sweetness Here. Throughout the collection, Aidoo depicts women who survive despite the obstacles in neo-colonial Ghanaian society. For the majority of these women independence has brought no relief and has in fact only increased the difficulties they face.

There is indeed "no sweetness here" but nonetheless, survival is the driving force throughout the collection. Ama Ata Aidoo’s No Sweetness Here is a compendium of short stories that focuses on the social unrest that ensues in Ghana as it transitions into independence after British colonial rule.

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Ama Ata Aidoo, née Christina Ama Aidoo (born 23 March ) is a Ghanaian author, poet, playwright and academic. She was the Minister of Education under the Jerry Rawlings administration. Inshe established the Mbaasem Foundation to promote and support the work of African women writers. Some other sources by Megan Behrent Brown University and Notable works: The Dilemma of a Ghost.

Ama Ata Aidoo: No Sweetness Here Megan Behrent, Brown University ' Ama Ata Aidoo's first collection of short stories entitled No Sweetness Here is a sharp critique of the failure of Independence to actually liberate the majority of people in Ghana, demonstrating the bitter disillusionment that ensues as hopes for liberation are dashed and material conditions remain.

From the author of Changes: these stories "of post-independence Ghana in the late s are written beautifully and wisely and with great subtlety" (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi).

In this short story collection, the award-winning poet and author of Changes and Our Sister Killjoy explores postcolonial life in Ghana with her characteristic honesty, humor, and insight. If there is no sweetness, there is the salt essential to life, even if it comes from tears, and the strength that comes from a history of endurance.

"Aidoo's particular understanding of inter-generational relationships and crisp dialogue give a clear and uncompromising portrayal of cross-cultural barriers.". No Sweetness Here Category Africa America American History Ancient Art Asia Biographies Book Reports Business Creative Writing Dance Economics English Europe History Humanities Literature Medicine Middle East Miscellaneous Music and Movies Philosophy Poetry & Poets Psychology Religion Science Shakespeare Social Issues Speeches Sports Technology.

No Sweetness Here and Other Stories (Paperback) By Ama Ata Aidoo, Ketu H. Katrak (Afterword by) Feminist Press,pp. Publication Date: December 1, List Price: * * Individual store prices may vary. Description. In this collection, Ama Aita Aidoo explores postcolonial life in Ghana with her characteristic honesty and.

No Sweetness Here is a collection of eleven short stories set in post-colonial Ghana. Aidoo has a wonderful ear for dialogue, and the rhythms and cadence of the language here make it rewarding to read aloud.

A handful of the stories themselves I did like, but most of them fell flat for me—they felt quite dated, what may well have been new and fresh in the 60s just failing to capture me now/5(2).

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