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8. "I did not want Nyasha to see the shame in my eyes. Nor did I want to see the pain and confusion in hers." This is when Tambu's mother is talking bad about Maiguru infront of Nyasha. Tambu did not want her to have to hear the things they were saying because she now has a bond with Nyasha and cares about her.
5. Tambu wants to become a more groomed and proper girl. Does not want to be seen as a peasant.