Say You're One of Them
By Akpan Uwem
(Jiang Su Wen Yi Chu Ban She, Paperback, 9787539937915, 240pp.)
Publication Date: June 2010
Categories: Short Stories (single author)
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- Each of the stories in Say You’re One of Them is told from the perspective of a child. Do you think this affected your reaction? If the narrators had been adults, might you have felt differently about the stories? Why do you think Akpan chose to depict these events through children’s eyes? How do Akpan’s young characters maintain innocence in the face of corruption and pain?