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Devil on the Cross - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

Ngugi wa Thiong'o
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Gatuĩria believes that he is dreaming. While some clap for Mwĩreri wa Mũkiraaĩ, many more erupt in protest. The leader of the foreign delegation, an American, rises to speak. He reminds those present of the developed world’s expertise and presence in the region. He reiterates their believe in freedom, allowing one “to rob and to steal according to one’s abilities… personal initiative and individual enterprise” (173). When they threaten to leave, the master of ceremonies rectifies the situation with flattering expressions of gratitude. Gatuĩria worries about what will happen when Mũturi and Wangarĩ arrive to protest the entire premise of the Devil’s Feast.

The next competitor, Nditika wa Ngũũnji, rises to speak. He explains his involvement in the smuggling and black market. He takes goods from public mines and game reserves, selling them to Japan, Germany...

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