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Betrayal in the City

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He easily makes friends with Mosese in prison.

Notify me of new comments via email. Instead of being a servant leader, he has become a tyrant. He even tells them that Mulili does not belong with them and does not know their ways frabcis Nina threatens to curse them by stripping naked and Mulili makes fun of her.

The writer portrays the evils of the society in a rather humorous way. Tumbo claims to be a socialist at heart and says he could have written the play for the entertainment of the visiting Head of State himself but decides to extend this opportunity to someone else.


Traditionalism, it includes those values which exist in traditional culture and way of life. Since his brother’s death, he ha Act 1; Scene 1 is set at Adika’s grave. Betrayal in the City. Boss betrays the trust bestowed on him by his subjects. This aspect portrays him as betragal.

Freedom of expression is curtailed.

Remember me on this computer. Write a composition to show how Bertolt Bretch has used the theme of Self-sacrifice in Caucasian chalk circle. He was saved by the police and locked up. This is a verse in the Bible. This is a serious case of intolerance and miscarriage of justice.

Thinking that he is raving, they tell him to put on a clean shirt and go confess. Therefore Francis Imbuga shaped all Africans countries soon after independence when people in the authority were irresponsible, illiteracy and nepotism as Boss. At this juncture bt when Tumbo is iimbuga by Regina that Jusper can write plays. When franvis gets into trouble and jumps out of a ten-foot high window, he belatedly says he will apologize to her. I knew Adika well.

Prisoners are denied food and only those who co-operate with prison authorities. The people of Kafira live in great fear. Obviously an idealist, Jusper favours protests and head-on collision with the dictatorial government. He does this to make an impression that would attract funding. Francid cannot tolerate an argument, even a logical one from Kabito with whom he holds a grudge.


Like Jere, Mosese is a political prisoner persecuted for criticizing the government. The writer has effectively employed use of humour through Mulili. To rescue Linda, Chris tries and pleases two sharp-shooters hidden in Abisko National Park and in control of powerful telescopic rifles.

He therefore represents resistance in corrupt and dictatorial regimes. No trivia or quizzes yet. She fears that something will go wrong if he see her.

Write an essay to illustrate this. He does not wish to disappoint. Joram Shilla rated it really liked frajcis Jan 07, According to Mosese it was better while they waited for the Kingdom because then they had hope, now they have nothing to look forward to.

Betrayal in the City by Francis Imbuga

He urges Jere to Kill Boss. Though people in Kafira protest but they got nothing they end up in trouble. Boss is pulling out grey hairs —an indicator that he may be the kind of leader who wants to rule for life.