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Anowa Chapter Summary & Analysis - Phase 1 Summary

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Phase 1 Summary

In the first phase, the audience meets Anowa, who is dipping water to take home to her mother when she encounters a young man named Kofi Ako. The two young people are immediately smitten and cannot stop staring at each other. The scene is witnessed by another couple, who is startled by the intensity of Anowa and Kofi Ako's encounter. The woman drops her tray of vegetables, causing Anowa and Kofi Ako to break into laughter as the stage lights dim.

As the lights come up again, Badua and her husband, Osam, discuss Anowa's continuing refusal to marry any of the young men who have proposed over the years. Anowa is four years past puberty, and Badua is concerned for her daughter's future, while Osam washes his hands of the situation believing that finding husbands for daughters is the work of a girl's mother.

Osam reminds Badua...

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