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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following do the two men arrive in Ilmorog to build?
2. What does Munira claim could damage the souls of his students?
3. Who is Wanja reunited with in this chapter?
4. Which of the following do Wanja and Abdulla not add to their business?
5. What does Munira do to Lillian when their relationship fails to make Wanja jealous?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why do you think Thiong'o presents Munira as the only one of the four main characters likely to find God? How did Munira's life change after he found God?
Essay Topic 2
Compare the characters of Munira and Karega.
1) In what way are their ideas about life different?
2) Why do you think though chose such different paths?
3) What did Wanja see in Kareaga that she could not find in Munira?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the values of 1970's Kenya.
1) Why was development and change such an issue during this time?
2) In what ways are the characters' negative characteristics a product of their time? Do you think Kenya was going through a transitional phase in the Seventies? What significant changes do you think occurred during this period?
3) How much has Kenya changed since the Seventies?
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