African Literature: In The Cutting Of A Drink And The Return



The two short stories "In the Cutting of a Drink" and "The Return" bring
different responses from me. "In the Cutting of a Drink" makes me think about
what it would be like to go into a new culture. It also makes me think about
the decline in moral values now days. "The Return" reminds me to be more
thankful for the many things I take for granted. It also makes me think about
how hard it can be to cope with change. In the poem "Those Rainy Mornings" I am
reminded of my grandma and what a kind, loving, wonderful person she is.
In Frank Chipasula's poem "Those Rainy Mornings" the speaker is talking
about his aunt Gwalanthi. The speaker tells us what a wonderful loving person
his ...

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This poem makes me think about my grandma and all the wonderful things she
has done for me. The speakers aunt is an old fragile woman, "hoe-broken palms"
and "scrawny ribs." But she is also a very hard worker and loving person. Both
these things remind me of my grandma. My grandma may be old and fragile but she
is still a very hard working and loving person. My grandma is always up at
first light doing household chores or working in her garden. Many times we have
to force her to go inside, so she won't be exposed to the hot sun for to long.
I can't count the number of times my grandma has made my bed, folded our clothes,
washed our dishes, or done various other household chores for me and my family.
I could never fully repay my grandma for all the wonderful things she has done.
My grandma, like aunt Gwalanthi, is a very kind, hard working person.
Ama Ata Aidoo's "In the Cutting of a Drink" is about a person relating his
story of looking for his lost sister in a big city ...

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