This study guide will help you analyze the short story “The Arrangers of Marriage” (2009) 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.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (b. 1977) is a Nigerian writer and activist. Her works deal with identity, culture, racial issues, and feminism. She is also known for her speeches such as “We should all be feminists” (2013) and “The danger of a single story” (2009) in which she highlights social problems applying them to her experience as a woman and writer. Her novels include Americanah (2013), which centers around being a black woman in America, Purple Hibiscus (2003), and Half of a Yellow Sun (2006).
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