I cry when I see them. Anonymous 13 November at They anglicised their local names such that you can hear Koomson, Blankson, Menson etc. It is only through government intervention that the wearing of dresses made from cloth has become fashionable when the National Friday Wear was launched to promote the textile industries. Prince Peter rated it it was amazing Jul 01, Anonymous 9 November at Nana Fredua-Agyeman 14 March at

In , Sekyi qualified as a barrister, and was awarded an MA in philosophy. People trying to be another and not respecting themselves. The problem is whereas the problem in Europe may not be that pronounced, in Africa it is. The book contains two stories: Great review you have here. However, most African countries and other European countries are now seriously clamouring for American culture. Doing a great jop…. May 21, Innocent added it.

Sometimes they are linked through aid. We then start copying the western way of life which is sad. Notify me of new comments tbe email.

Maame Yaa 12 March at Just read it, i bet you will like it. Where the book you read is only about yourself and no one else because like kittens we are all the same: Though she speaks bad English, she does so with a forced English accent.

A friend of mine Henry Ajumeze – a Poet – in a discussion about globalisation – said that globalisation is about what you take to the table and not what you only take from it. Griselda Asamoah- Gyadu rated it really liked it Mar 02, Kobina SekyiAuthor’s Country: We have to cheerish the afican value. Some even considered him mad. It’s sad to think that people wouldn’t want to learn their local languages.


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What we are made to belive is that, ours is babaric, savage, ancient and backward. The case went to court and Nana Katawerwa and her daughter won under the exposition of the Native Law.

Anonymous 30 November at Tsiba, had to buy the clothes for the impending wedding. Anonymous 28 January at But,it was short and centred more on the author than on the novel…Not even a single character was mentioned. I think it should be taught in every educational instituition in Ghana and Africa because its has a lot to teach this generation.

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Oct 22, Akorfa Dake rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Blinnkards account.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. May 21, Innocent added it. However, a fellow student Nigerian persuaded him to give up English Literature in favour of Philosophy. Nana Fredua-Agyeman 17 May at It has tought me the reason for being born African and the need to appreciate one’s culture.

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The Masterpieces and the History of Literature: My friends always seem surprise when i mention konkonte as my favorite food. Gold Coast Now Ghana. I read for fun and I don’t think you expect me to have the story in my head in that detail. Yes, it is that serious. Awuah Nana rated it it was amazing Aug 22, InSekyi qualified as a barrister, and was awarded an MA in philosophy. Anonymous 3 April at The Blinkards — a play and The Anglo-Fanti — a short story.

Some individuals would happily tell you that I speak no local language and that to some represent intelligence. I think the Ghanaian has lost his sense of identity. Sekyi became a lawyer in private practice in the Gold Coast.


I agree with you. Oct 01, David Asamoah is currently reading it. Yet, what do we see I think we ghanaians like the british fashion and that not good. And I couldn’t say more.

After he was virtually thrust into marriage, it became his wife’s pursuit to force her husband to behave like an European. If you could read Fanti I read Akuapem but I tried you would find it even more interesting. The question is, in one way or the other, we are still enslaved by the West since our economy is determined and dictated by their wants and wishes.

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As a seaport city, it was the first town that was brought under colonial rule; hence there are numerous Castles and Forts scattered in the city and its surrounding towns like Elimina and Anomabo.

Both stories took place in Cape Coast and the setting is very significant to the story. Thee Ohemeng rated it did not like it Oct 30, Anonymous 9 November at Maxwell Odoi-Yeboah 20 February at Culture needs to be maintained, and I’m glad to hear that people there are starting to more and more.

Onyimdze – a lawyer who avoided anything European except those that are germane to the execution of his profession such as the wearing of black gowns and white curled wigs.