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Book Wormy | 1795 comments Mod
Ma'Shingayi, Tambu's mother, is the most disadvantaged female character in the novel. She suffers from racial, gender, and financial repression. How does she deal with this situation?


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Diane | 1889 comments She basically does nothing. She accepts her lot in life with a fatalistic attitude. She has an opportunity to escape with Lucia, yet chooses to remain in her miserable situation. She internalizes much of this, which results in depression.


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