A Man of the People - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Odili realizes that he has begun to care for Edna as a person, not just as a means of revenge against Chief Nanga. Odili considers the changes in the country and the changes in himself. When he first went to the University, Odili expected he would graduate and get a professional job and have a nice comfortable life. However, he became more radical while in college and decided to turn his back on middle-class privileges such as a car. Now he is driving the car given to him by his political party, and enjoying it.

Edna sends Odili a letter that basically says she feels that she must marry Chief Nanga. Odili tries to analyze the letter to figure out what Edna really feels about him. As Odili prepares to start his campaign, he realizes he is in danger and hires several armed bodyguards. One of the bodyguards...

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