A large population of Nigerian women are illiterate. To promote literacy among women. extensive reading is of vital significance. However. what women read must be relevant to their day-to-day experiences to motivate and sustain their interest and to inculcate a good reading culture in them. This reading culture. no doubt. will infect the illiterate women especially when during social gatherings the literate, conscientiously share their
experiences ‘with the illiterate. The illiterate will thereby, place value on reading and writing and be sufficiently‘ motivated to go for literacy Flora Nwapa‘s One is Enough is used to analyse the relevance of literary texts to women’s daily experiences.