Day 4

I Will Marry When I Want Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

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    How does Ngugi highlight the absurdity of the proposed wedding between Kĩgũũnda and Wangeci?

    The author continues to paint the rich in a mocking light, creating the sense that they are more about advancing their individual agendas than doing their part to better the community. Their continued insistence that Kĩgũũnda and Wangeci remarry under Christian traditions makes this absurdity ever more pronounced.

    After the couple tells everyone they do not have money to do this thing that, deep down, they do not even feel the need to do, and which is openly insulting to their culture and relationship, Kĩoi announces in a gratuitously ignorant way that "Kĩgũũnda earns a lot of...

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