After Reading Nervous Conditions, answer one of the five questions below. Your entire response must focus on Nervous Conditions, and it should be clear from your response that you read the whole novel. A strong paper will cite multiple relevant themes, characters, and anecdotes from the novel as evidence for your argument.
1)What does the book say about the power of education for women? Your answer must address both the power of education to transform and limit ones life.
2)How can we better understand patriarchy from reading this
novel? Your answer should address both macro and micro manifestations of patriarchy.
3)How does Nervous Conditions further demonstrate that colonialism is a gendered process?
4)How do the characters in the book represent clashes between tradition and colonialism? Your answer should focus on Tambu and at least one other girl-or-woman character.
5)What do you make of Nyashas eating disorder? What do you think it symbolizes?