What major lessons does he teach his students about the learning of history of Home going.

1. Yaw is a teacher of history. What major lessons does he teach his students about the learning of history? According to Yaw, who writes history? How is the theme of storytelling important within Yaw’s chapter as well as throughout the novel? How does the combination of history and storytelling help us engage traumatic and painful histories?2. The novel returns again and again to the wounds inflicted on the colonized and the enslaved. Which wounds heal and which ones are transferred intergenerationally? IN ADDITION, CHOOSE TWO of the following questions to explore in your essay. Does the treatment of women, and the choices women make in this novel transcend cultural and historical differences or do cultural and historical differences shape women’s experiences in radically different ways? Use examples to argue your point.Discuss the importance of scars as a theme in this book. Does the author believe that scars can be inherited or passed down from one generation to the next?Discuss the meaning of obroni and the effect this word had on people.What is the meaning of the title “Homegoing” and why is it an effective title for the book?What effect do the British have on Africa as slave traders? As missionaries?Discuss the theme of rape in the book. Both Ese’s mame and Ese are raped as slaves.Discuss the theme of power and the various places it is found: in Effia’s beauty, in Kujo’s physical strength, in James’ lineage…Discuss the character of Quey and how his father deals with his apparent homosexuality.How is race perceived differently in different locations? Africa, the south vs. the north?How is race defined in different ways within the novel? By skin color, by speech?What is the role of religion and belief systems within this novel?