A Man of the People - Study Guide Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Odili settles in at Max’s house, but he begins obsessing about the way in which Chief Nanga has humiliated him. He is particularly insulted because the Chief told him he assumed Odili had gone to his room because he was tired, and therefore Odili wouldn’t mind Chief Nanga being with Elsie. Odili decides the way to get his revenge is to seek out Edna, the young woman Chief Nanga intends to make his second wife.

Max returns home. That evening, a few people assemble at Max’s house to start a new political party, the Common People’s Convention. Odili asks them how they can represent the common people when they are all professionals, but they assure him they are just getting things started, and all will be welcome once the party is established. In fact, Max tells Odili he is pleased Odili is joining them...

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