Girls at War, and Other Stories - Study Guide Dead Men's Path, Uncle Ben's Choice, Civil Peace Summary & Analysis

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Dean Men's Path begins with Michael Obi's being named headmaster of the school at which he has worked. Obi is young and excited about the prospect of coaxing his school at last into modern times. His young wife is somewhat apprehensive at first because none of the other teachers will be married. She resolves, however, to dedicate herself unreservedly to the assistance of her forward-thinking husband. As term begins, Michael is pleased to see his wife tending the grounds, planting flowers and hedges to repair the school's rundown appearance. One day, Michael notices an old man trudging through the newly landscaped compound, trampling hedges in her path. Inspecting the damage, he notices a faded path the woman was following. A teacher explains to Michael that the path has been used by local for...

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