No Sweetness Here Summary
Ama Ata Aidoo

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No Sweetness Here Summary

Ama Ata Aidoo's short story "No Sweetness Here" first appeared in 1970 as the title piece in No Sweetness Here, Aidoo's first collection of stories.

The story is narrated by a character known as Chicha, which is the local pronunciation of "teacher." Chicha is a Westernized woman who is the schoolteacher in the small Fanti village of Bamso. As the story opens, she is visiting Maami Ama, whose beautiful ten-year-old son Kwesi is Chicha's...

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