How does Miss Thomlinson's presence impact Obi's meeting with Mr. Mark? How does this create tension in the scene?
Mr. Mark reacts strongly towards Miss Tomlinson's presence, as he was clearly hoping to meet with Obi alone because he is there to discuss a bribe. Because Miss Tomlinson is there, he resorts to speaking in Ibo, which also has the effect of identifying him to Obi as a kinsman. Miss Tomlinson does overhear parts of what happen, which put Obi on edge, as he is still not certain that Miss Tomlinson is not a spy for Mr. Green.
What is the effect of status on Obi's financial situation? Where does this pressure come from?
Obi effectively must keep up...
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