Death and the King's Horsemen - Scene 3 Summary & Analysis

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Scene 3

Sergeant Amusa and two constables arrive to arrest Elesin, but the women of the market block his path to a converted cloth stall. Amusa tells them to give way, for he is on official business. However, the women will not let him pass. The women taunt him and mock him for his service to white men. Amusa does his best to keep calm. He tells them that if they do not clear the way, he and his men will be forced to return with more men and weapons. The women use this as a way to mock his manhood, saying that the white man has taken away Amusa’s weapon already. Amusa patiently says that the rituals now being committed must stop. The women tell Amusa that their chief will overcome earthly law that night.

Iyaloja appears on the scene and asks what...

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