What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky - "Light" Summary & Analysis

Lesley Nneka Arimah
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A father named Enebeli Okwara raises his (unnamed) daughter in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, while his (unnamed) wife pursues a business degree in America. Even though Enebeli’s daughter begins to get in trouble in her adolescence, for things such as passing notes to boys in school, Enebeli does not punish her. Rather, with his wife gone, he deeply values his daughter’s company as she grows and matures into an adult.

However, Enebeli’s wife disapproves of his parenting job. She insists that their daughter should be tightly disciplined. After Enebeli’s wife graduates from the business school, she accepts a job in America, contrary to the agreement that she and Enebeli had made prior to her initial departure. Enebeli’s wife insists on their daughter coming to America so that she will be raised properly by her mother.This leaves Enebeli bitter and...

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