Devil on the Cross Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Ngugi wa Thiong'o
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Chapter 1

• The following version of this book was used to create this Lesson Plan: Thiong'o, Ngugi Wa. Devil on the Cross. Heinemann, 1982. Paperback.

• In Chapter 1, the narrator tells how a resident of Ilmorog tells him that the story he is about to tell should never be told.

• The story is too disgraceful and too sorrowful.

• The narrator says that having the story told will make for a better journey, like a man who can see pitfalls in his path and avoid them.

• The narrator hopes that the Devil will be crucified and that his followers will not lift him down from his cross and make Earth a hell.

• The narrator gives his name as Gicaandi Player, and calls himself a “Prophet of Justice” (8).

• Gicaandi fasts for seven days.

• After that time the Earth trembles and lightning lights the sky.

• He is lifted up to the rooftop of the...

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