Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapter 1 Abstract
* The Honourable M.A. Nanga, Minister of Culture, visits the town of Anata, in Nigeria, where Odili Samalu works as a teacher.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* Odili recounts his memories of Chief Nanga, his former teacher, and how Odili became disillusioned with politics.
Chapter 3 Abstract
* Principal Nwege spends too long introducing Chief Nanga, who delivers a...
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