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How does Achebe create a "new English" with his use of language in "Civil Peace"?

William Cain

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Zach Chandler on April 23, 2019

Then came the day of the windfall when after five days of endless fighting in the queues and counter-queues in the sun outside the Treasury he had twenty pounds taken into account in the palms of their hands-as ex gratia award for the rebel money he had turned in. It was like Christmas for him and many others like him, when the payments began. They called it (since few could manage its own official name) egg-rasher.

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