Femininity In Things Fall Apart

The novel Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe tells the story of a man named Okonkwo who lives in a small village in Nigeria. The author presents the story of Okonkwo in order to show the struggles between a community rooted in tradition and how it adapts to change. Okonkwo struggles with both his changing … Read more

Things Fall Apart By Chinua Achebe

The Igbo have some really fascinating and interesting festivals and holidays in their culture. They celebrate for weeks at a time during the festivals and holidays. In the novel Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, there are different holidays throughout the novel and there are some festivals as well. There is the Yam Festival and … Read more

Things Fall Apart Gods Quotes

Throughout many works of literature is the recurring theme of the belief in the fate of God/gods. The fate of a person given to them by God/gods is shown many times throughout Things Fall Apart and other writings by Chinua Achebe. According to Foley, the chi, “functions as the divine agent whereby an individual is … Read more

Essay about Okonkwo Anti Hero

An anti-hero is a central character in a story who lacks conventional heroic attributes, has flaws and ultimate fortune traditionally assigned to villains but has enough heroic qualities to gain the sympathy of the readers. In the book things fall apart Okonkwo is the protagonist who leads his village called Umofia. He does anything to … Read more

Things Fall Apart Quotes Analysis Essay

“Worry about your character, not your reputation. Your character is who you are, and your reputation is what people think you are” (John Wooden). The quote is about when people become too obsessed with their images, they would actually lose their true characters. In Things Fall Apart, the author Chinua Achebe implies this message throughout … Read more