One Day I Will Write About This Place - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Binyavanga Wainaina
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Wainaina records a couple of encounters he has with sex. First he watches Cleophas, a man who works for his family, have sex with a woman. He does not know what he is watching them do. Later, he notes how he hears his new nanny flirting with a man on the phone. When he laughs at her, the nanny runs him away.

President Moi visits Wainaina’s school and donates chewing gum to the school even though it is banned at the school. The name of the school is changed with Lena’s name removed. It is called the Moi Primary School.

Later, while Wainaina watches Independence Day ceremonies on television, his sister and their nanny (Wambui) practice putting on makeup and lipstick. Because Ciru is acting so girly, Wainaina feels out of place because he has no one to follow. He describes the...

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