The strength and sanctity of womanhood (involving daughterhood
, sisterhood and motherhood) is a constant theme, and empowering women through negotiation, a constant strategy, in Ezeigbo's works.
12), the bride moves between two bounded domestic spaces, her parents' house and her husband's; and her destiny takes her simply from daughterhood
to motherhood, "as is meet and fit" (40.
In her book, Relational Spaces: Daughterhood
, Motherhood and Sisterhood in Dacia Maraini's Writings and Films, Virginia Picchietti analyses the relationships between familial spaces and gender to investigate how the family shapes "both female identities and perceptions of the self" (13).
Family History" - Animated painting explores the quixotic nature of memory where the emotional space between motherhood and daughterhood