What best explains why the character asagai is a symbol of heritage

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  • He sparks Beneatha's interest in Africa.
  • Asagai is one of Beneatha's suitors. He is Nigerian and he is very proud of his heritage. He wishes to return to Nigeria to help his people and bring modern advancements.

    He tries to teach Beneatha about her heritage and interest her in her African culture.

    He, as a character, brings the international element into the play and acts as a symbol of heritage.