Short Essay Questions Key
1. Why is Esi angry with herself?
Esi is angry with herself as she drives to the offices of Linga Hideaways on Friday evening because she always ends up doing secretarial work when the secretary is away.
2. What happens when Esi arrives at the offices of Linga Hideaways that dampens her anger?
When Esi arrives at the offices of Linga Hideaways after 5 p.m., a man with a handsome face offers to help her. After Esi explains that she is checking on the travel arrangements for a conference in Lusaka on Thursday, Ali Kondey introduces himself and assures her that everything will be fine.
3. What does Oko think as he watches Esi dress?
As Oko watches Esi dress, he thinks that she has not lost her schoolgirl looks or ways.
4. What happens that pushes Esi over the edge and makes her decide to leave Oko?
When Esi asks Oko if he is getting out of bed, Oko is relieved that she is talking to him because there is little communication between them these days. Oko thinks Esi puts her career above her duties as a wife, but Oko's friends laugh at him and claim he is not behaving as a man. by letting Esi have a career. After Oko and Esi argue about their friends and her job, he pulls her down and forces her to have sex.
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