Paringaux’s article “A Day in the Life of Catherine Bana,” is one that is both moving and informative. It’s description of the daily routine of a wife and mother from Balkoui shocks most American readers with the graphic reality of life in the impoverished nation. The article provides a vivid description of the geography of Sahel, the roles of males and females in this society, and the impact of recent international development.
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conditions in Balkoui will continue to improve.
After reading Paringuax’s article, the reader is more informed about the geography of the Sahel, the roles of men and women, and the impact of international development. Learning about the culture of this society helps the reader to understand the beliefs and behaviors of its inhabitants. Paringuax’s informative intent, paired with personal detail, help to establish this article as one that helps the reader to interpret