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by Wole Soyinka

1963

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Telephone Conversation" by Wole Soyinka.

In Wole Soyinka’s poem “Telephone Conversation” the speaker is asked to disclose how dark they are when they attempt to rent an apartment.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Prejudice & Discrimination as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"What are the effects of prejudice?"

Ways to support your child: