Aunt Joyce is Gifty’s mother’s sister; she lives in Ghana. Gifty stays with Aunt Joyce when her mother is recuperating from her first depression after Nana’s death. Gifty is surprised to find out about her aunt, since her mother rarely talks about her family or her life in Ghana. Joyce is a large, no-nonsense, and loving woman who reflects the person Gifty’s mother could have been had she experienced less pain and trauma in her life.
Aunt Joyce Character Timeline in Transcendent Kingdom
The timeline below shows where the character Aunt Joyce appears in Transcendent Kingdom. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.