The Arrangements Summary
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Everything you need to understand or teach The Arrangements by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

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The Arrangements Overview

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's short story, "The Arrangements," is a satirical take on the intimate lives of the Trump family in the months preceding Donald Trump's election. The third person narrator closely follows Donald's wife Melania's consciousness as she prepares a party for her parents' wedding anniversary. Desperate to reclaim some agency over her own life and affairs, Melania struggles to navigate her relationships with her stepchildren and quell her fears about Donald's recent success in the polls. The short story explores themes including power and desire.

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