The Joys of Motherhood
The Joys of Motherhood
by Buchi Emecheta

The Joys of Motherhood Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Babies by the side of the stream in Nnu Ego's pregnancy dreams
Children
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Tragedy
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Characters
Nnu Ego
Nnu Ego Timeline
Nnaife Owulum
Nnaife Owulum Timeline
Adaku
Adaku Timeline
Nwokocha Agbadi
Nwokocha Agbadi Timeline
Ona
Ona Timeline
Oshiaju
Oshiaju Timeline
Okpo
Okpo Timeline
Adankwo
Adim
Agunwa
Amatokwu
Aremu
Ato
Cordelia
Dumbi
Iyawo Itsekiri
Kehinde
Magnus
Malachi
Mama Abby
Ngozi
Nnamdio
Nwakusor
Obi Idayi
Obi Umunna
Obiageli
Taiwo
Ubani
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Women and Femininity
Women and Femininity Quotes
Men and Masculinity
Men and Masculinity Quotes
Mortality
Mortality Quotes
Wealth
Wealth Quotes
Duty
Duty Quotes
Education
Education Quotes
Tradition and Customs
Tradition and Customs Quotes
Slavery
Slavery Quotes
Race
Race Quotes
The Supernatural
The Supernatural Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
First Day of Military School, the Day They Move Out, Etc.
First Day of Military School, the Day They Move Out, Etc. Flashcards
First Day of Military School, the Day They Move Out, Etc. True or False
A Follow-up to The Joy of Cooking for Those with a Bun in the Oven
A Follow-up to The Joy of Cooking for Those with a Bun in the Oven Flashcards
A Follow-up to The Joy of Cooking for Those with a Bun in the Oven True or False
Study Questions
Essay