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Praise Song For the Butterflies - Chapters 7 - 9 Summary & Analysis

Bernice L. McFadden
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In Chapter 7, Serafine comes to visit again and this time she brings an American friend named Didi. They bring Abeo two movies -- Watership Down and Wizard of Oz. The visit of her aunt and Didi gives Abeo a chance to see her country through a foreigner’s eyes. She travels with Serafine and her friend through Ukemby and eventually to neighboring Ghana. In Ghana they visit the W.E.B Dubois Center and Didi recites a famous passage from The Souls of Black Folk: “One ever feels his two-ness--an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two reconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder!” (57). They also visit the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and Memorial. Didi shows Abeo a piece of cloth from the Ivory Coast and tells Abeo to listen to...

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