What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky Characters

Lesley Nneka Arimah
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Ezinma

Ezinma is a young woman who appears in the story "The Future Looks Good." When Ezinma's older sister Bibi breaks up with her live-in boyfriend, Ezinma goes to their apartment by herself to help move Bibi's things out. However, Ezinma is suddenly shot in the back by the vengeful boyfriend, Godwin. Because of the unconventional structure and chronology of "The Future Looks Good," we do not hear any dialogue from Ezinma or any other character in the story.

Unnamed Female Narrator ("War Stories")

The first person narrator of "War Stories" is a female of an unknown age who is narrating a story, in hindsight, about her childhood. The narrator gets in trouble at school for checking to see if another girl is wearing a bra on the playground. Even though the other girl was bullying other girls for not wearing a bra themselves, the narrator is unable to...

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