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Things Fall Apart Flashcards

Things Fall Apart: Chapter 8

What illness befalls Okonkwo? Okonkwo sinks into a depression. He feels weak, and he cannot sleep or eat. What happens three days later? When Ezinma brings him his evening meal three days later, she tells him that he must finish…

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Things Fall Apart: Chapter 20

What does Okonkwo realize upon returning? Okonkwo realizes that he’s probably lost his high position in his fatherland; someone else probably took his place as one of the nine masked spirits and he’s probably no longer in a position to…

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Things Fall Apart Final Test

who was Okonkwo? protagonist, put into exile who was Obierika? Okonkwos close friend, sells Okonkwos yams so he will have money when he returns who was Ezinma? daughter of his 2nd wife Ekwefi who was Nwoye? Okonkwos oldest son and…

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Things Fall Apart: Chap 20-25

How did Okonkwo feel about his return to the clan? He knew that he had lost a lot of ground, but he was determined to return with a flourish, and regain the lost time. What message did Okonkwo give to…

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Archetypes in Things Fall Apart

The garden Umuofia The monster Harmartia (afraid of being thought weak) The wise woman Chielo Damsel in distress Ewefiki Mentor or teacher Oberika & Uchendu The desert Village if Mbanta The threshold Trail to Mbanta The underworld Okonkwo kills Ikemefuna…

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Things Fall Apart – Chapter 4

He was proud. Why did Okonkwo started to lose respect in Umuofia? Okonkonwo is now strong and powerful, but he once was a child. What is the meaning of this proverb? “Looing at a king’s mouth, one would think he…

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Things Fall Apart (Chap 6)

Using context clues, define the Igbo word to ilo. Town square; where the townspeople gather Why is the ancient silk-cotton tree considered sacred? Spirits of good children lived in the tree waiting to be born; young women who wanted to…

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Things Fall Apart test (chapters 1-7)

Why was Okonkwo famous? Because he threw The Cat. Describe Unoka. Okonkwo’s father. Lazy, always playing the flute or drinking palm-wine. He owed debt to everyone in Umuofia. Why had the men of Umuofia called a meeting? Because people in…

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