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Literature witnesses the growth of many issues like the impact of colonization, exchanges of ideas on Post-Colonial Studies, Post-Colonial history, Cultural effects of colonized society, groups for marginalized people and contemporary problems with post-colonial views. The Post-Colonial Critique accepts creative studies on Womanhood and Femininity in different contexts.  This paper focuses on Femininity and womanhood in the novel “Second Class Citizen” written by Buchi Emecheta and how the female protagonist overcame her desires. Most of Emecheta’s works deal with the depiction of the African woman. The main characters of her novels show about her portrayal as a woman and a mother in Nigerian society. Emecheta defines that femininity and womanhood are the only way to expose them as a women and their sexuality.


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