Day 1

I Will Marry When I Want Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

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    Western nations have frequently used religion as a means of subduing territories they are attempting to colonize. Although the British no longer occupy Kenya at this point in the play, Western religions have already proliferated. How does this proliferation continue the subjugation of Kenyans even after the Mau Mau Uprising?

    Kĩgũũnda angrily asks, "Are we the rubbish heap of religions? / So that wherever the religions are collected, / They are thrown in our courtyard?" He thinks that "religions in this village will drive us all crazy! / Night and day!"

    Religion is equal in weight to political and economic pressures because it is part of a culture and is thus deeply...

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