How is capitalism criticized in Petals of Blood?

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Capitalism is clearly and boldly criticized in the powerful novel Petals of Blood , written by Kenyan author, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o. In the novel, foreign and domestic capitalists are attempting to plunge Kenya into the world of capitalism. Through this, the poor of Kenya become poorer, and the rich—and those who are willing to crush those around and beneath them—become richer. As the...

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