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Kaffir Boy

Kaffir Boy


by Mark Mathabane

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  1. Let's talk masculinity. What kind of masculinity does Mathabane's father's get from his tribalism? And how does apartheid work with this tribalism to limit his father's manhood? If you're feeling fancy, take it a step further: how do Mathabane's father's ideas about masculinity conflict with Johannes' ideas about manhood?