Americanah: Summary & Analysis


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In Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah, the protagonist is a native of _____.

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1. In Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel Americanah, the protagonist learns the varied meanings of the word _____.

2. In Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel Americanah, the protagonist is sexually abused by which character?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments test your knowledge of plot details from Americanah. You must be aware of the different character interactions and the background of the main character.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Knowledge assessed from Americanah includes:

  • The text's resolution
  • Who sexually abuses the protagonist
  • The protagonist's homeland

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding for which word the protagonist in Americanah learns different meanings
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Americanah
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the character in Americanah who attempts suicide

Additional Learning

Learn more about Chimamanda Adiche's novel by completing the lesson titled, Americanah: Summary & Analysis. The following objectives will be covered:

  • Review the plot of Americanah
  • Discover how Ginika helps Ifemelu
  • Understand Ifemelu's struggles