we Q and A: The Joys of Motherhood by Buchi Emecheta ~ Naija Poets


As a symbol marital success and fulfillment, Ibuza community places a lot of importance on ______

(Option A) Childbirth


As a novel that typifies the Igbo African tradition, infertility and harshness is a huge subject that mostly develops stigmatization and segregation; therefore, a woman is incomplete without child.

In The Joys of Motherhood by Buchi Emecheta, the women of Ibuza community were seen shouldering the heavy necessity of motherhood at all cost.

[ALSO READ:- My Mother In Her 90s by Ama Ata Aidoo]

The Joys of Motherhood is a feminist novel written by Buchi Emecheta, a Nigerian author born 21st of July, 1944. Before her death in the year 2017, she has had many novels to her name; such as The Bride Price.
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