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Aké: The Years of Childhood - Chapters 2 and 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 2 and 3 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 2:

Tinu wakes up before Wole to go to school. She lines up with her age group outside of the school, where father Essay makes a speech and then pretty songs are sung. Wole becomes jealous of his sister, but is told he is still too young to go to school. When Tinu realizes Wole's desire and become smug about her status, Wole wakes up as early as she does, gets his bath, grabs a couple of his father's books, and follows Tinu and Aunt Lawanle to school. Amid laughs from the students, the teacher asks why Wole is there, and Wole says he wants to attend school. To Wole's aunt's surprise, the teacher says Wole is welcome anytime, though his attendance is not mandatory.

Going to school, Wole becomes friends with an older boy, Osiki, based upon a mutual love of a...

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