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0px}span.s1 {font-kerning: none}Character is a critical subject in the novel, as the plot takes after Ifemelu and Obinze growing up and finding their place on the planet. As a result of their life circumstances, way of life as a man is inseparably connected to racial and national personality for both these principle characters. When they are young people Ifemelu is as of now brilliant and blunt, and Obinze is quiet and keen, and as they grow up these qualities are then influenced by outside social powers.

In America, Ifemelu must battle with her way of life as an American-African, or somebody seen as an outcast. To start with she manages this by going up against an American articulation and fixing her hair—apparently offering in to another way of life as an American. She even needs to utilize a phony character to search for work, as she just has an understudy visa. Later Ifemelu picks up certainty and comes to grasp her Nigerianness, even as she adjusts all the more effectively to American culture and discovers accomplishment there. She surrenders her American articulation and gives her hair a chance to develop normally, while in the meantime dating a rich white man and later winning an association to Princeton. This mix of social characters appears to be sound and common for Ifemelu, however it at that point implies that she possesses a sort of in the middle of place, where she is neither completely American nor (when she returns home) entirely Nigerian: she is an “Americanah.” Obinze has a more troublesome ordeal adjusting to another social personality in England. His visa lapses and he is compelled to go up against other individuals’ personalities to look for some kind of employment, and to become tied up with a green-card marriage.

Wherever there is a dread of migrants, and Obinze feels undetectable and useless. He is at long last gotten and ousted back to Nigeria and after that starts fabricating another character for himself, having been compelled to surrender his old long for America. The new Obinze profits, weds a wonderful however uninteresting lady, and turns into a Nigerian “huge man.” He is viewed as a colossal accomplishment by his associates, yet everything feels somewhat false to Obinze until the point when Ifemelu returns. Ifemelu, having her own particular character emergency in coming back to Nigeria and getting a handle on of place, at that point reconnects with Obinze and the two start to move in the direction of accommodating the varying personalities they have developed in their partition.

Aside from these two, numerous auxiliary characters additionally identify with this topic, as Emenike, who thoroughly changes his identity to wind up plainly a refined and rich British national. By and large the circumstances and portrayals of the novel demonstrate the many powers working upon the formation of somebody’s character: social, racial, and financial ones, and in addition individual will and inclination.