Monthly Archives: November 2010

Sickness/Wounds in The Price of Stones

Price of Stones Note Taking Assignment Topic: Sickness/Wounds Chapter 1: Pg 7: Boys who are malnourished- stomachs swollen with kwashiorkor, due to protein deficiency. Chapter 2: Pg 12: Health and well being are seen as luxuries, not rights. Slim, slang … Continue reading

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Friendship

Chapter 1             No discussion of friendship outside of family. Chapter 2             No discussion of friendship outside of family. Chapter 3             No discussion of friendship outside of family. Chapter 4             P27: Beronda was a female friend that … Continue reading

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Mens Roles in Uganda

Ch. 1: No mention of Mens Roles Ch. 2: Pg 11- Bus Driver Pg 12- Chef Pg 14- President Pg 14- Prime Minister Pg 15- Soldiers Ch. 3-8: No mention of Mens Roles Ch. 9: Pg 73- Builder Ch. 10: … Continue reading

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Family Organization/Kinship Patterns/Clans

Chapter 1: N/A Chapter 2: N/A Chapter 3: Pg. 22/23- Family all joins together for a meal- Grandmother, Grandfather, Their Children and Grandchildren, Uncles, Cousins. Meal is prepared by Maama Chapter 4- 31-“My Children, you must promise to take care … Continue reading

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Price of Stones- Violence

Ch. 1-4 have no mention of violence Ch. 5: Pg 34- Abusive Language Pg 34- Tanzania declared war on Idi Amin Pg 38- “He surely would have given me a few swats” Pg 45- Abusive Language Ch. 6: No mention … Continue reading

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women’s roles in Uganda

-Chapter 1: [pg. 5] Mothers are with children [pg. 9] Mothers make meals for family [pg. 10]Women who are promised to a man, stay home, till land and bear children -Chapter 2: • [pg. 12] In Raki, there was a … Continue reading

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Transportation in The Price of Stones

chapter 1 page 6 – Frank’s boss lets him borrow a company car to go home with gifts for Christmas page 11 – Twesigye’s travelling on an overcrowded bus for a seven hour trip to Nyakagyezi for Christmas, next to … Continue reading

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