MOTHERISM AND TYPES OF WOMEN DISCRIMINATION IN CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S “THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK“ NOVEL

  • Nabilah Alya Universitas PGRI Ronggolawe Tuban
Keywords: Feminism; African Feminism, Motherism; Women Discrimination

Abstract

This study is aimed to reveal Motherism and Types of Women Discrimination within Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi’e The Thing Around Your Neck Novel. The novel consists of twelve short stories and mostly depict Nigerian women life and struggles in reaching equality. Motherism is one of African Feminism Models that focus on the ability of women in nurturing their child,family, and environment.. The resources of the data were two short stories entitled The American Embassy and The Headstrong Historian. This study was conducted through descriptive qualitative research.  The data are collected by using documentary technique. Instrument for collecting the data is using documentary sheet. The technique for analyzing the data is descriptive qualitative research. There are five principals of Motherism that were found in this study, they are ; Depicting strong and Independent Women, Highlight Starvation and Political Exploitation, Showing Mother-Child Bond as The Main Theme, Rejuvenate African Traditional Culture and Reject Imported Religion. While for Types of Women Discrimination, the writer only found Marginalization and Violence Against Women.

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Published
2021-08-28
How to Cite
Nabilah Alya. (2021). MOTHERISM AND TYPES OF WOMEN DISCRIMINATION IN CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S “THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK“ NOVEL. Prosiding SNasPPM, 6(1), 216-222. Retrieved from http://prosiding.unirow.ac.id/index.php/SNasPPM/article/view/603