This study guide will help you analyze the short story “My Mother, the Crazy African” 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: “My Mother, the Crazy African” (2009)
Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Genre: Short story
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (b. 1977) is a Nigerian author and a feminist. Her novels and short stories reflect her interest in African culture and explore the experience of women of color. Some of her most popular include the novels Half of a Yellow Sun (2006), Americanah (2013), and the essay We Should All Be Feminists (2014).
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