Homegoing - Part 1, Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Yaa Gyasi
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Quey – Initial narration reveals that Quey is the son of Effia and Collins. Quey was raised and educated in England and now has a job with his father’s company. That job has seen him, because of his familiarity with the local language and his family connection, given a position ensuring that Abeeku continues his village’s arrangement for supplying slaves and trade with the company. Focus then shifts to a conversation between Quey and Fiifi, now the de facto chief of the village. Quey urges Fiifi (his uncle) to honor the arrangement for slaves with the company: Fiifi uses a fable to explain that he is waiting for the best deal. Conversation concludes with Fiifi wondering why Effia and Collins sent Quey to England.

Narration then shifts into flashback. First, Quey’s childhood is described; he was cared for and taught by...

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