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Ntozake Shange is an eminent African American playwright and poet, who gives the autobiographical touch in all her writings. She addressed all the feminist problems through racism and sexism in her works. She was awarded for National Coalition of 100 Black Women. Her works are mostly based in the form of  letters, recipes and music. Shange's Sassafras, Cypress and Indigo reveals the Gullah Geeche culture. Here, the Black arts connects the three sisters and also reveals their talents through the culture. Hilda Effania and her youngest Indigo are the constant personalities who exposed their culture in a strong way. Cartographies, weaving, cooking, letters and dance are the major components in the novel. Shange has made use of  these elements to forward the culture of the novel. Shange brings out the Gullah Geeche Culture, by black arts and self-realisation. Moreover, Gullah culture reveals the  role of women much.


 

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