Thesis On Things Fall ApartPaper Rating: Word Count: 603 Approx Pages: 2
"Things Fall Apart is a fascinating book by Chinua Achebe. This is a simple story of a "strong man whose life is controlled by anger and fear. Things Fall Apart is about the tragic fall of a great warrior, Okonkwo, and the Igbo culture. Okonkwo is a respected and influential leader within the Igbo community of Umuofia in east Nigeria. He first earns his personal fame, and brings honor to his village, when he defeats Amalinze a.k.a "the Cat in a wrestling match. Okonkwo is determine to gain titles for himself and become a powerful and wealthy man in spite of his father's weaknesses. Okonkwo was a very cold-hearted man in the beginning, but becomes kinder throughout the story (Thesis).
As we can see in the novel, Okonkwo isn't the nicest man in the Ibo tribe. For example, he always tried to be tough and strong (" ˜ ¦ask my dead