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Anthills of the Savannah Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10 Summary

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Chapter 10 Summary

This chapter begins with a poem, “Africa” by David Diop, which expresses hope for Africa to gain liberty. Ikem and Elewa are preparing to visit Mad Medico when the doorbell rings, and Ikem is met by a pair of taxi drivers. One is the cab driver who drove Elewa home the week before, and the other is a driver who attempted to cut Ikem off in traffic in Chapter 3. To Ikem’s surprise, they have come to apologize to him, as they recognize him as a great man who has done much for the common people.

Chapter 10 Analysis

This short chapter serves as a transition from the previous chapter, which comments on the nature of African politics, leading up to the next chapter, which highlights the changes, that power brings to an individual. Achebe uses the taxi drivers to give a voice to the common African man...

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