Nervous Conditions - Study Guide Chapters Nine and Ten Summary & Analysis

Tsitsi Dangarembga
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Just before the Grade Seven examinations, a group of nuns visit the mission school. The students are subjected to a "general knowledge" test and each student is interviewed individually. The nuns are recruiting; that two girls will be offered a chance to study at a school called Sacred Heart. Tambu is selected for one of only two scholarships offered. Nyasha says that the nuns will change her and urges Tambu not to go. Babamukuru tells her that he won't allow it, fearing the negative effect of too much time with whites and the cost of her terms there. He then asks Maiguru if she has anything to add and to his surprise she speaks out. She says that Tambu has a scholarship so there's no real expense and that Tambu has been raised well, that she will be a good woman...

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