The Study of Multiple Jeopardy Mapping in Nervous Condition by Tsitsi Dangarembga

Mahnoor Shahid Mufti

  • Mahnoor Shahid Mufti University of Management and Technology, Lahore
Keywords: Nervous Condition, Multiple Jeopardy, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Black Feminism, Gender Bias, Male Oppressions


This research paper aims to make a personality analysis in the characters of Nyasha, Tambu, Maiguru, and Lucia from Tsitsi Dangaremba's novel Nervous Condition under the lens of Multiple Jeopardy. This research scrutinizes female suppression under feminist traditions. In Nervous Condition, Tsitsi Dangaremba explains that how women are facing multiple oppressions due to their class, race, and sex. Tambu the protagonist of the novel shows through her life that how their identities are intertwined between being White and Black and to show that there is need to unveil certain mysteries in the universe, which hold connections and ties among different phenomenon it would be discussed with reference of Nervous Condition by Tsitsi Dangarembga.