Anthills of the Savannah - Study Guide Chapters 9-10 Summary & Analysis

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Summary

Chapter 9: Ikem sends a reporter to the Presidential Palace as Chris has instructed, to cover the story. When Ikem arrives, he does not find the crowd, but only six of the elders of the village, sitting in the courtyard of the Harmoney Hotel. Ikem is honored by the elders as a titled man and given a special seat at their table. The elder then launches into a speech about each person’s place in this world.

Chapter 10: As Ikem and his girlfriend Elewa are leaving to visit Mad Medico, they are visited by the cab driver that drove Elewa home about a week earlier and another man. The two men come to honor to Ikem as the editor of the Gazette.

Analysis

Ikem is a symbol of the voice of the people that live in Bassa. The older man says the words Ikem writes are his way...

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