Teacher Guide

I Will Marry When I Want Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will explore themes of socialism and class warfare as expressed through the text.

  2. 2

    Students will familiarize themselves with the history of Kenya and the effects of colonialism on the population.

  3. 3

    Students will examine how colonialism specifically affects the artistic output of those under its influence.

  4. 4

    Students will learn of Ngugi wa Thiong'o's life and the major themes that have influenced his writing.

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