“Home” and “Migration” in NoViolet Bulawayo’s “We Need New Names”

Discuss the notions of “Home” and “Migration” in NoViolet Bulawayo’s “We Need New Names.”

Explain the different meanings of home as depicted in the novel, the kind of change that the characters desire as they leave their home country, and the various experiences of living in foreign lands. In discussing these factors, you should reflect on the aspirations of the characters before migrating and how they navigate life in the new environment, including the joys and disappointments of living in America.