Month: May 2015

Where were you while we died? (Half of a Yellow Sun inspired).

Hello everyone, I haven’t blogged in about a month, simply because I haven’t been feeling great- no, not physically, emotionally. Perhaps, I’ll write about it soon. I’m praying earnestly to God for healing and restoration, and I feel led to update my blog despite how I feel because this blog is a covenant- and a covenant is conditional and binding. Hence, for now, please enjoy my final paper in my African Lit class. I wrote my own continuation/ story inspired by Chimmamanda Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun.  Please pardon any typos, I haven’t found the courage to edit yet. Alheri Egor-Egbe African Literature Final Paper   Where were you while we died?   Richard had stayed up too late at his study table. He rewrote sentences several times, taking out idioms, inserting igbo proverbs in place of simple words, and recreating his dialogue in Nsukka Igbo, because the Abba Igbo he had used previously was too watered. He restructured entire paragraphs, and replaced entire chapters of his book. Still he felt as though he made no …