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 of Agbala’s cave? she brings her home without saying a word and puts her to bed.
Where does Obierika send one of his relatives to get a fat goat to give to his in-laws during the uri? Umuike
Why do all the women abandon preparing the food for the uri and rush off to the Obierika’s crop field? There was a cry in the distance.
How many pots of wine do Obierika’s in-laws bring to his home for the uri? 50
What are the traditional events when night falls and it is time to end Obierika’s daughter’s uri? torches lit, elders sit in circle, singers come and sing, girls come from compound, dance, then bride brings a cock and goes to the suitors family for 7 market weeks.
What does the ekwe, a hollowed out wooden instrument, and the blast of the cannon signify to the nine villages of Umuofia? Someone was dead.
Every man learns the language of teh ekwe. How does the wooden instrument let the people know exactly who has died? First ring lets them know a message is coming, then it names the clan, then the village, then the person that is dead.
What is the name of the man that the ekwe announces to Umuofia? Ezeudu
Why can Ezeudu, the oldest man in the village, only be buried at night? Because he was a noble warrior.
What is the tradegy that takes place during the final burial rites for Ezeudu while the cannon is shot and guns fired? Okonkwo accidentally kills the dead’s mans son
What is Okonkwo’s punishment for filling Ezeudu’s son? His house is burned down, and he and his entire family are exiled from the village.

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