The Question and Answer section for I Will Marry When I Want is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
One major symbol is the Kenyan flag, which is a symbol of independence and freedom from imperialism.
Kĩgũũnda's sword is a symbol of tradition and anger.
Jezebel's gun is a symbol of oppression.
You can check out the character summary below and contrast any two you like:
Unfortunately I am not familiar with Ngugi’s other play Devil on the Cross.I know he wrote it in prison. Many believe he was sent to prison for the success of I Will Marry When I Want.