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Themes Of Everyday Use

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In the story the narrator known as Mama is a hardworking and heavier set woman who has been doing physical labor for years now. We learn that she is a single mother, has two daughters, along with being poor and educated she wasn’t able to really make anything out of herself. One of her daughters, Maggie, lives with Mama and as a child she was burned in a house fire so she has scars along her body from that incident. The other daughter to Mama is Dee, she is the oldest daughter of Mama’s and she changed her name to Wangero Leewanika Kemanjo. Dee is the educated one in the family and we later find out is very ambitious. The last character we meet is Hakim-a-barber who is Dee’s husband. Some themes we see throughout the story would be the importance
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