Chimamanda Adichie's Americanah

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1 .Introduction

Chimamanda Adichie is a Nigerian author who first received recognition and critical acclaim for her novel Purple Hibiscus , she continued her path of success by her follow-up work „Half a Yellow Sun“. More so, she received multiple awards and has been praised continuously of her work. Finally, in 2013 Adichie’s third novel Americanah was published.
In this novel Migration plays
In the following, my focus will be on the topic of identity in Adichie’s novel Americanah, which stands here for the more general problematic of national identity altogether. Therefore, this paper examines how remigration in Adichie 's Americanah influences the perception and development of the Ifemul’s identity.
Furthermore,the term Americanah
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Initially, it is gathering of Nigerians who spend time abroad, mostly in America. This is is a meeting of Americanahs. For the first time since her return, Ifmelus meets people who share her similar views and opinions on topics.
The club is called the Nigerpolitan Club.Which could be a neologism of the word Niger, meaning black, and politician.In the novel, the club serves the function of gathering Americanahs in Lagos for an assembly. It was a cluster of champagne sipping returnees talking about the things they miss about living abroad. They discuss hair salons, restaurants While her conversation with fellow Americanah 's she bristling realizes that she does miss parts of America. Still, a sudden urge of resistance emerges in Ifemelu to respond to their comments

I like Nollywood,” Ifemelu said, even though she, too, thought Nollywood more theater than film. The urge to be contrarian was strong. If she set herself apart, perhaps she would be less of the person she feared she had become. “Nollywood may be melodramatic, but life in Nigeria is very melodramatic.(Adichie, 2013:
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