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Girls at War, and Other Stories Summary
Chinua Achebe

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Girls at War, and Other Stories Summary

Characters

Nwibeappears in The Madman

Nwibe is a pillar of his community with two wives who are forever at each other's throats. At the beginning of The Madman, approaches the ozo men of his village with a proposal that he should be admitted into their hierarchy. They tell him they must wait to see now his fortunes progress. Nwibe knows that he will follow up on his business plans.

On Eke day, Nwibe goes to collect water from a nearby stream. He removes his cloth and wades out into the water naked. A madman from the village happens upon the naked Nwibe. He begins to mock Nwibe, who once threw him from the market. The madman steals Nwibe's cloth, and Nwibe runs to pursue the madman. As he runs nude down the road, onlookers think Nwibe is mad. Nwibe follows the madman into the sacred market,where two of...

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