Americanah Summaries (English Set-work Novel)
An in-depth summary of "Americanah," a novel written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. An introduction is included, covering Ifemelu's and Obinze's relationships throughout the novel, as well as their separate journeys. Main themes in the novel are covered, and America and Nigeria are compared. Parts 1 - 7 are separately summarized in detail, offering an in-depth understanding of the novel. Characters are analysed in the mind-maps.
Summaries are made in mind-map format.
IEB set-work novel 2017.
Hair in Americanah
I got 92% for English in matric and was in the top 1% in the country. These were the notes I used:
Full and thorough analysis of the significance of hair in Americanah with regards to race, white hegemony and Ifemelu's character development
This four page study breakdown features themes broken down with examples from the book and quotes to match. It is also accompanied by a few blog quotes. This will help you write any Americanah essay with ease. I know how much it just helped me in my July exam.
Full Americanah chapter summaries including quotations
Full Americanah chapter summaries with quotations - in depth analysis including all relevant detail required to understand the plot, characters and themes and to write good essays. Quotations are explained where necessary and are interwoven into each chapter summary. Settings are established and characters are discussed fully. Written in simple but academic language.
Typed quotes covering the entire Americanah novel. Quotes are divided into characters, themes and symbols and given chapter references.
Grade 12 IEB Americanah Essay (3)
“I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there.” - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Discuss Adiche’s statement in the light of the journeys undertaken by the characters in Americanah.
Grade 12 IEB Americanah essay (4)
“Americanah is quite explicitly a book about race and African identity but there are many moments when it transcends these themes.” – Drew Grant, New York Observer. Discuss the thematic concerns of Americanah with reference to the statement above.
Reading assignment Americanah
Reading assignment for the book Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (written for the course English in Human Sciences).
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Grade 12 IEB Americanah Essay (1)
“Ifemelu chooses, instead, to become an Americanah: an identity predicated on experience rather than nationality, trajectory rather than place.” With reference to three characters discuss how identity in Americanah is constructed. Consider the different processes, which are involved in the forging of identity.
Grade 12 IEB Americanah Essay (2)
“Immigration inevitably involves error and revision. What I imagined it would be, its not. For better or worse, some mistake is unavoidable” – Siri Hustvedt. Discuss this opinion of immigration with reference to at least three characters in Amerincanah.
Americanah Literature Essay
Exemplar Americanah Literature Essay - this essay got 90% and shows the structure and formatting of a literature essay.
A list of quotations from the novel Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The quotations are sorted according to the themes and by who said them.