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.
Allusions as in land aquisition and a betrayal to the expectations of the people?
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: