Anthills of the Savannah - Study Guide Chapters 7-8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7: Beatrice says it tookher months to be able to sit down and write the historic events taking place in Africa, which is apparently what brought her to the country initially. Beatrice remembers back to 1940 when she first learned about schools in West Africa from a headmaster of the school who was visiting her father in England. Beatrice also remembers her father was abusive to her and her sisters, and she believes behind closed doors was also abusive to their mother. She also recalls her three sisters had a tendency to shut her out, so Beatrice was somewhat of a loner.

Beatrice goes on to mention now as an adult, she is surrounded by high society, but she had met them all before they became high society. For example, Chris, her boyfriend, was only a journalist when they met and not the Commissioner of Information, as he...

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