The Green Leaves Summary & Study Guide

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Pursuing the Cattle Thieves

In the short story "The Green Leaves," the main character, Nyagar, wakes up from what he thinks is a dream but is actually voices and footsteps approaching. He turns toward his wife, but she is not in bed next to him, so he throws off his blanket and goes to the door. Finding the door unbolted, he wonders where Nyamundhe (his wife) is and is angered by her carelessness. Hearing the voices again, he puts a sheet around him, grabs his spear and club, and goes outside. He opens the gate to his yard and hides by the fence as a small group of people followed by a larger group run past him. One yells out that the small group has stolen his cattle.

Nyagar follows the larger group of villagers, listening to the men speak to each other as they pursue the cattle...

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