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What's the significance of being a "tale-bearer" in "Omenuko"?

In context, it sounds exactly like the standard meaning of "tale-bearer": one that spreads gossip or rumors Given the notorious inaccuracy and frequent malice of rumors and gossip, Omenuko ...
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What is the relevance of these Igbo proverbs to the situation of widows and their children?

I can't puzzle through the second proverb, and this is just my best guess on the first: The oil-bean tree looks to be fairly large and spread out. If you wanted to get all the fruit, you'd have to ...
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