Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe is famous due to its unique major and minor characters as obvious from the character of Okonkwo.
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Things Fall Apart Themes | Chinua Achebe
Major themes in Chinua Achebe’s novel Things Fall Apart are: traditions, choices, alienation, disloyalty, change, colonialism and conflicts.
Things Fall Apart as a Postcolonial Novel | Effects of Colonialism
Novel wherein writer portrays theme and effect of colonialism as Chinua Achebe elucidated in Things Fall Apart is called postcolonial novel.
Conflicts in “Things Fall Apart” | Minors and Majors
Bundles of conflicts are there in “Things Fall Apart”. Four major ones are: Cultural conflicts, Religion Vs. Religion, Internal conflicts, Man vs Man.
Title Significance of Things Fall Apart | Chinua Achebe
Indeed, the title has its own significance as it mainly focuses on the things of Igbo society that fall apart by the expansion of colonialism
Things Fall Apart as a Tragedy | Okonkwo as a Tragic Hero
Thus, Things Fall Apart has a proper beginning, a middle and an end due to which we call it a complete tragedy.
Okonkwo’s Downfall in Things Fall Apart
Things Fall Apart follows the tragic story of the protagonist besides the social life of Ibo society. One of the main reason to categorize Things Fall Apart Starting with a prosperous life…
Significance of “Things Fall Apart” as a Social Document (Traditional Igbo Life)
Discuss the significance of Things Fall Apart as a social document and a novel dramatizing traditional Igbo life and its first encounter with colonialism and Christianity at the turn of the twentieth…
“The white man is very clever… He has put a knife on the things that held us together and we have fallen apart”-Things Fall Apart
“Things Fall Apart” is obviously a clash between two cultures, which can never be forgotten in the history of Nigerian society. With the arrival of white men in Ibo society, the honour…
Women in Things Fall Apart | Role of Female Characters
Chinua Achebe portrayed Ibo society very skillfully in his novel “Things Fall Apart”, especially the role of women in that society.
Things Fall Apart’s Narration is too Simple to be truly Tragic
How would you respond to the criticism that Achebe’s narrative in the novel Things Fall Apart is too simple to be truly tragic? Achebe is not a native English speaker. In other…