This study guide will help you analyze the text “Tomorrow Is Too Far” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. We will show you examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. In these notes, we will focus on the summary, structure, characters, setting, narrator and point of view, language, theme and message, and help you put the text in perspective.
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Title: “Tomorrow Is Too Far”
Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Published in: Prospect Magazine
Date of Publication: 2006
Genre: Short story
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (b. 1977) is a Nigerian author educated in the US where she currently spends half her time. She is known as a promoter of feminism and African literature and her works reflect her interest in African society and the position of women. Her most notable works are Purple Hibiscus, Half of a Yellow Sun, and Americanah.
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