The Upright Revolution Summary
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

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The Upright Revolution Overview

Ngũgĩ Wa Thiong'o's "The Upright Revolution, or Why Humans Walk Upright" tells the tale of how humans came to live as two-legged creatures. When the human body's limbs and organs begin competing with one another, each member of the collective must decide who is superior. The third person myth reads both as delightful fantasy, or complex political allegory. "The Upright Revolution" explores themes of discord, equality, and communication.

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