Women as Saviours of Men’s Faces in Four Selected Flora Nwapa’s Novels : Efuru, Idu, One is Enough, and Women are Different


  • Louis Marain Mokoko Akongo Université Marien Ngouabi


face, household, bride price, duties


In this article, the concern has been to investigate four selected novels by the Nigerian author Flora Nwap namely Efuru, Idu, One is Enough and Women are Different to find out whether men shy away from their marital duties as well as the social ones and women comply with men’s duties instead. The research has been carried out through reader-response approach. At the end of the research, it has been brought to light that eventually men do not comply with their duties be in marital and social fields such as paying bride price, providing their household with sufficient daily food, even providing for themseves and so on and women play men’s roles. 


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How to Cite

Louis Marain Mokoko Akongo. (2021). Women as Saviours of Men’s Faces in Four Selected Flora Nwapa’s Novels : Efuru, Idu, One is Enough, and Women are Different. American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences, 85(1), 60–70. Retrieved from https://asrjetsjournal.org/index.php/American_Scientific_Journal/article/view/7198