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The Joys of Motherhood

The Joys of Motherhood

by Buchi Emecheta

Ngozi

Character Analysis

Ngozi is Nnaife and Nnu Ego's first child, a son, who dies when only a few months old. Nnu Ego is so distraught after his death that she flees and attempts to commit suicide by jumping off a bridge.

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