The title “A Grain of Wheat” carries much significance because of the metaphors that the writer uses indirectly.
Category: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
A Grain of Wheat as a Post-Colonial Novel
The writer shows three periods in the novel “A Grain of Wheat”: the period before colonialism, under colonialism and the post-colonial period.
Themes in A Grain of Wheat | A Novel by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
“A Grain of Wheat” by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o explores themes of nationalism, identity, betrayal, sacrifice, colonialism, memory as well as history.