This study guide will help you analyze the short story “Ghosts” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
Presentation of the text
Title: “Ghosts” (2009)
Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Genre: Short story
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (b. 1977) is a Nigerian author. She has written several short stories and novels including Purple Hibiscus (2003) and Americanah (2013). Her writing has earned her various literary awards and nominations. The short story “Ghosts” first appeared in the magazine Zeotrope: All Story and was later published in Adichie's collection The Thing Around Your Neck in 2009.
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