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The Joys of Motherhood

The Joys of Motherhood


by Buchi Emecheta

The Joys of Motherhood: First Day of Military School, the Day They Move Out, Etc. True or False

1. Why does Nnu Ego decide to commit suicide? -> Because her baby has died
2. Why does Ona refuse to marry Agbadi? -> Because he bought a cheap engagement ring at Kay Jewelers. Apparently, every kiss-off also begins with K.
3. Why does Nnu Ego’s first marriage grow sour? -> Because her husband keeps her in the countryhouse
4. For whom does Nnaife work? -> The government
5. What is Nnu talked out of doing? -> Jumping off a bridge