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Archives > Q7 Throughout the novel, Tambu's nervous condition develops. Describe how this happens.

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Book Wormy | 1801 comments Mod
Throughout the novel, Tambu's nervous condition develops. Describe how this happens.


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Diane | 1889 comments Her nervous condition is the conflict between her Shona roots in a male-dominated society and her Colonial education. She, as a female, is raised to accept her role as a dutiful female and to not question male authority and hierarchy. She draws the line at Babamukuru's insistance for her parent's wedding and her subsequent refusal to attend.


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