So Long a Letter - Chapters 13-14 Summary & Analysis

Mariama Ba
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Chapter 13

Three years later, Ramatoulaye is faced with similar circumstances, although Modou needs no prodding from his mother. He falls in love with Binetou, a friend of his daughter Daba. Binetou shares with Daba her secret of having an older ‘sugar daddy’ who has been giving her gifts. Daba then relates Binetou’s dilemma to her mother: the sugar daddy wants her to marry him and withdraw from school, promising money, jewels, a villa, and more. Binetou’s mother is eager for the match, as it will take her family out of extreme poverty. Ramatoulaye advises that Binetou should stay strong in her resolve not to trade her youth for an early marriage, but unhappily, Binetou finally agrees to the plan when her mother begs her to accept. On the evening of Binetou’s wedding, Ramatoulaye receives a trio of visitors comprised of Mawdo, Modou...

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