Weep Not, Child - Part 1 (The Waning Light) - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Having solidified his belief that the stories in the Bible and the events taking place in his real life are the same, Njoroge takes a great interest in the conversations of the village elders who visit Ngotho, and Kori (Kamau and Boro’s brother) and Boro’s friends from Nairobi. These men often talk about politics, Jomo (who is described as the Black Moses), and the planned workers’ strike. Boro’s friend, Kiarie, is a particularly good speaker and manages to convince many of the villagers that the strike will improve conditions for them and their families, as the country will be unable to function without the efforts of the African community.

Mr. Howlands, unsurprisingly, is not in favor of the strike, and summons his workers together to tell them that anyone who takes part will be fired immediately...

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