Nervous Conditions Topics for Discussion

Tsitsi Dangarembga
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Describe Tambu's relationship with her mother, her father, her brother, her sisters, her uncle and her cousin Nyasha. Describe the role of Tambu's grandmother in shaping Tambu's life. Who played the bigger roles? How?

How is it that Tambu is being held out of school while Nhamo is still attending? What does Tambu do to rectify the situation? What do her parents do? How is it that Tambu is eventually taken to the mission school? Do you believe her brother would have fulfilled his duty toward the family as an adult? Why or why not?

How does Tambu find out what's happening to her maize crop? What happens as a result of the discovery?

What is Tambu's attitude toward her uncle, Babamukuru? Why does she believe her own educational endeavors are less than his? Was she correct?

What is the source of the problems between Nyasha and...

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