Half of a Yellow Sun Setting

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Odenigbo's Home

This is a home in Nsukka, a city. He is wealthy and educated and his home reflects this. When Ugwu experiences it for the first time he describes it as an impossible place of wonders and riches. It has real beds, two floors, running water, and other modern conveniences that Ugwu has never experienced before.

Olanna's family home/Laggos

This is a huge estate that her parents own. They are newly wealthy and as such have all of the money and none of the refinement that come with it. Olanna is very aware of this when her father offers her as a sexual plaything in order to seal a business deal with a potential business partner. Olanna is not comfortable at her family's home and part of her moving in with Odenigbo is her asserting her independence and desire to be separated from her mother and father...

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