Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Essays
The Use of Dialogue to Reveal Truth in Ngugi’s Devil on the Cross College
Devil on the Cross
Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s Devil on the Cross uses oral storytelling and dialogue to illustrate the ideas that underlie the plot of the novel, making statements about the colonization and decolonization of Kenya. Kenya’s capitalism and corruption caused...
A Symbolic Interaction Perspective on the Black Bird in “The Black Bird” College
Ngugi wa Thiong’o: Short Stories
In Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s “The Black Bird”, Mangara, the main character, believes that the black bird is responsible for deaths in his family. His spends his whole life looking for the black bird after it kills his close family members. Mangara looks...