• NOTE: Citations in this Lesson Plan refer to the following version of the book: Evaristo, Bernardine. Girl, Woman, Other. Black Cat, 2019. First Grove Atlantic paperback edition.
• Girl, Woman, Other is a contemporary novel by Booker Prize-winning author Bernardine Evaristo.
• This novel examines the intersections of identity as detailed through a series of interconnected narratives. The subjects of these stories are largely British women of African descent, and the themes explored include intersectional feminism, race, identity, culture, heritage, and the prejudices of gender identity, sexuality, and ethnicity.
• The novel is divided into five chapters plus an epilogue. There are sub-chapters within each chapter, titled by the name of the character that is in focus.
• The first narrative in Chapter 1 focuses on Amma on the opening night of her play, The Last Amazon of Dahomey, at London’s National Theatre. This opening circumstance and setting set up the framing...
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