This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
French West Africa - This area was under French control in the late 1800s and early 1900s. In this novel, it has already been divided into countries, but the French control is still present.
Dakar - This is a port city where a group of characters decide to march to.
Thies - This city is described as being slum-like and hard hit by the strike.
Bamako - This is the capital of Mali.
The Marketplace in Thies - This is where one of Maimouna's beloved children dies.
N'diayene - This is...
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