Malope


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Malope

 

a genus of annual herbaceous plants of the family Malvaceae. The stems are straight, and the leaves are alternate, entire or slightly lobed, and glossy. The flowers are solitary, axillary, and on long peduncles. The epicalyx is large and three-parted, and there are numerous little fruits. The genus has three or four species, found in the Mediterranean region. Malope trifida is widely used as an ornamental. Its large-flowered form, measuring up to 1 m tall, is particularly popular; it has large purple-red, pink, or white flowers (more than 6 cm across).

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Similar activism can be traced in the short stories Seteropo ke sa gago by Shole and O nkutlwe by Malope.
Sikwane (1987:21) and Malope (1982:8) mention that, according to Setswana culture, a man is the head and the leader of his family.
This issue is examined in the short story O nkutlwe by Malope, in which the author intertwines the phase of womanism and the phase of feminism.
Malope (1982:47-48) describes a female character by the name of Kedisaletse as somebody who conforms to feminism.
Shole (1985:80) and Malope (1982:52) are both male authors of Setswana short stories, who depicts female characters who are strong.
Rebecca Malope is one of ex-President Nelson Mandela's favourite artists and this is only her second visit to Britain.
Rebecca Malope will appear at Liverpool's Philharmonic Hall on July 25.
Rebecca Malope will play more than a dozen top dates across Britain as part of Africa Oye's contribution to Cultureshock.