The Joys of Motherhood - Chapters 12, 13, and 14 Summary & Analysis

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“Men at War” - The first part of this chapter begins with a description of the challenges and choices related to the different sorts of opportunities and lifestyles between urban life in Lagos and rural life in other parts of Nigeria. Narration describes how, on the day that Nnaife did not return from work, he and several of his work-mates were taken by soldiers and forced to join the army. Narration also describes how Nnaife and the other men were told that their families would receive money from the government; the men were also told to send letters telling them how to spend it. Finally, narration describes how Nnaife sent his letter to Nnu Ego in confidence that she would be able to manage the money and keep the family going. The next day, Nnu Ego and Adaku receive word that Nnaife has...

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