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Things Fall Apart-Chapter 12 & 13

Okonkwo’s friend, Obierika, is celebrating his daughter’s uri. Why does this day put the entire neighborhood into a festive air? It’s a big deal in their culture. Everyone is invited. What does the priestess do when she brings Ezinma out…

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Things Fall Apart Chapters 1-2

Who is the main character? Okonkwo What is the setting of the novel? Africa Who is the author of the novel? Chinua Achebe Characterize Okonkwo. ambitious, violent, mean Who is Okonkwo’s father? Unoka What is the name of Okonkwo’s village?…

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Things Fall Apart ALL Characters

Okonkwo the protagonist; a strong, proud, hardworking Igbo Obierika Okonkwo’s confidant; he refuses to participate in killing Ikemefuna Ikemefuna a boy taken from Mbaino as a compensation for murder Ani the Earth goddess who calls for Ikemefuna’s death Unoka Okonkwo’s…

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Things Fall Apart Ch 1-11

Cowrie shell used as money Egwuwu a masquerader who impersonates one of the ancestral spirits of the village Ogbanje a changeling; a child who repeatedly dies and returns to its mother to be reborn. it is almost impossible to bring…

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Things Fall Apart review

Okonkwo Roaring flame, protagonist Unoka Okonkwo’s father, lazy, irresponsible, debtor, improvident, enjoyed playing the flute Ikemefuna adopted son from Mbaino, stayed with Okonkwo for three years, Nwoye idolized him Nwoye aka Isaac, Okonkwo’s son via his first wife, 1st born,…

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Things Fall Apart

“The Second Coming” by W.B. Yeats (epigraph) “Turning and turning in the widening gyreThe falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the center cannot hold;mere anarchy is loosed upon the world first sentence “Okonkwo was well known throughout the…

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