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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Victoria Lucien

on 31 October 2016

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Transcript of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Adichie is a Nigerian novelist, nonfiction writer and short story writer
Born in Enugu, Nigeria in 1977
Studied pharmacy and medicine at the University of Nigeria
First came to the U.S. at 19
Studied communication and political science
Began writing first novel during her senior year at Eastern State University
Adichie's Presence within the Work
Earns the reader's trust
Adichie's work compared to James Baldwin
Historicize personal experiences
Provides context
Reader accessibility to the content
Often an introspective look into a larger topic
By: Victoria Lucien
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Explores African identity
Nigeria is a constant figure - political tumoil
Immigration from Nigeria to America
Dichotomy between life in America and in Nigeria
Race and class distinctions

Elements of racial identity
Challenges readers to accept/understand any biases they may have
Nigeria's Failed Promises
: New York Times, October 2016
The Arrangements
: New York Times, June 2016
“The Arrangements” is a work of fiction inspired by a man who is, on various levels, himself a work of fiction. - Megan Garber, The Atlantic
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