Short Essay Questions Key
1. What is Anowa's personality like, as described in the Prologue of the play?
Anowa is described as being strong willed, wild and independent. She rejects tribal conventions. Although, she is also very proud, which proves to cause her problems in the long run.
2. Why do the people of the village blame Badua for Anowa's odd behavior?
The people of the village blame Badua for Anowa's odd behavior because she denies what is believed to be Anowa's birth right. The people of the village believe that Anowa's true fate is that of becoming a high priestess, which is a great honor.
3. What is the primary conflict between Anowa and her parents as describe in the Prologue?
The primary conflict between Anowa and her parents is that she refuses to marry any of the men that Badua and Osam choose for her. Anowa wishes to marry a man of her choice instead.
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