AYA LIFE IN YOP CITY PDF
Aya: Life in Yop City [Marguerite Abouet, Clément Oubrerie, Helge Dascher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Aya is an irresistible comedy . Ivory Coast, It’s a golden time, and the nation, too—an oasis of affluence and stability in West Africa—seems fueled by something wondrous. Aya is loosely. Aya: Life in Yop City by Marguerite Abouet My rating: 4 of 5 stars This French series of graphic novels by Marguerite Abouet and Clément.
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Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie, Aya: Life in Yop City | John Pistelli
Totally not what I typically read – but it grew on me. And there’s a section at the end that I think of as the “You Just Don’t Get Us” section, where the Ivory Xya characters speak to audience directly about how the stuff that lfe Westerners think is fucked up is just not fucked up for them, because they have different values and oh, here’s some recipes for chicken.
Search and discuss the use of slang, idiom, imagery, and humor. His father seems to be very hard on him, but at the same time Moussa is extremely lazy and does not really do much. Life in Yop City was a fun, relatively quick read that had a lot to offer. Certain aspects of the African and Ivory Coast cultures are amplified in this graphic story, where the men are xity all chasing skirts, where the young people are always looking for love, sex, and a party, and where most older women bear the burden of family and income more than the men.
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Aya: Life in Yop City
I really enjoyed reading about the social structure in Aya’s village and the traditions centered around childbirth and raising children, where the phrase “it takes a village” rings true. Use old embed code.
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Aya agrees, as she is always helping out yopp friends and family.
Seth’s Daily Graphic Novel Recommendation 133: Aya, Life In Yop City
Okay, but all the men cheat Aya can pretty much be summed up with the two-page ays with the author from the afterword. The tugs of friendship as Aya, Benton, and Adjoua find themselves wanting and expecting different things from their lives. Her male counterpart, Hevre, is also cityy good role model; a hardworking man who takes Aya’s advice seriously, becomes a mechanic, owns his own garage, start to learn to read and write, and save money. Evaluate the friendships between the three girls.
Archived from the original on The sitcom-style storytelling gives the reader very clear points where the characters have done or said something worthy of a laugh track—which is a style I can ccity for its drama and kitsch, except This story reflects this hope. Dec 28, Aneesa S.
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And everybody nods in understanding as if the speaker just QEDed the whole thing and shut it down. It has been adapted into an animated film in by the same authors.
Aya, Life In Yop City. She, unlike any of her friends, is a serious student who studies hard in the hope of doing well enough to get into medical school. The Wicked and The Divine. Nov 16, the gift rated it really liked it Shelves: When to Engage With Fools: All of the characters are connected by the main character, Aya, as she assists and helps them through their various dilemmas and daily issues.
Paired Reading Suggestions Aya: Aya shows her friends and her parents that the old way is not necessarily the best way. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Using Graphic Novels in Education: Library of Congress can be found at http: Many of the characters face problems with infidelity and dishonesty in their narratives—whether they are the perpetrators or the victims, their paths eventually cross in more ways than one, often not in good ways in the sense that they are often manipulated by or manipulating each other.
Hide old embed code. Either way, it’s pretty and all, but I think I would rather play outside. Overall, would recommend, but it’s not amazing. This began to mix African ideals with European ideals. Other books in the series.
Play in new window. While the story is engaging, its richness lies in the art and in the depth of its characters.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Life in Yop City themes include:. Supposedly Aya, by being about the every day lives of young middle class women wh I read the introduction uncomfortably.