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Minutes Of Glory Essay Throughout the story Minutes of Glory by Ngugi wa Thiongo Beatrice complained how lousy her life was and all of the hardships she went though She was dissatisfied with herself and was saddened that nobody ever noticed her Although Beatrices life was a disappointment to herself she made a decision that would change everything or so she thought When Beatrice stole the money from her customer and ran off to Nairobi she became happy for the first time throughout the story Was being happy for a couple of moments in her life worth the pain and agony which will follow her arrest Beatrice worked in the beer halls outside of Nairobi as a concubine She was always miserable she complained constantly about how she was not as beautiful as the others She tried things to make her look better like Ambi cream which was used to make her skin look lighter She is dissatisfied with herself Beatrice doesnt want to be ignored anymore Nobody seemed to notice herserving girls page 71 Beatrice doesnt see herself as a human being she sees herself as a object that is used by other people Beatrice was very jealous of her peers especially Nyaguthii who was the most special of all the girls Her customers would flower her with gifts and fight over having her Beatrice becomes very sad depressed and dissatisfied with herself She contemplates suicide gassed herselfawed the mystery of death page 75 This all started to change when she met a man This man was not one of the more powerful and influence person at the Treetop Bar He tried to fit in with the big names but they ignored him as if he was a pesky little fly He bought them a bottle of Vat 69 When the man got up to leave the people started to murmur and others laughed at him He went to the counter
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