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

Pritchards Sitting On A Man Essay

When studying African history, it is important to realize that the information produced by the analysis is dependent on the lens the scholar is viewing Africa through. When studying African societies through structural functionalists such as Evans Pritchard, we tend to see African societies as unchanged ethnic groups whose lives are controlled by the dominating … 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