The Joys of Motherhood
by Buchi Emecheta
The Joys of Motherhood Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Babies by the side of the stream in Nnu Ego's pregnancy dreams
Nnu Ego has two dreams about babies. In the first, before Ngozi is born, her chi (personal god) offers Nnu Ego a beautiful baby. But as Nnu Ego tries to get across the stream to take the baby in he...
Children are supposed to represent a woman's highest achievement. As such, each Nigerian woman longs for children. The more children a woman has, the richer the people see her. But we learn that ch...