Masculinity vs Femininity
Things fall apart is a rough book about a ruler named Okonkwo. He tries to be the
Strongest, most feared, and the most powerful leader of his tribe. Okonkwo grows
Up hating his father because he thought his dad was very lazy and not a strong man
Like Okonkwo wanted him to be. Okonkwo grew up trying to be a very strong man
And a ruthless person, killing anybody in his way. When he was only eighteen years
old, he goes up against a profecinal wrestler who was a champion. His name was the
The young eighteen year old man went to Nwakibie to get what they used as
Money which was yams only to start his own farm so he could be a strong man.
That year he chose to start a farm, all these unexpected natural disasters happens to
Okonkwo but some how he manages to make it through the rough season. Okonkwo
Makes a promise that if he could survive that horrible season then he could manage
To handle anything that comes his way.
There was a special week just for peace in Okonkwos town. Okonkwo is trying to
Be the strongest worriers in his town and during the week of peace, he commits a
Feminine crime which was beating his wife. This horrible decision committed by
Okonkwo was his first crime against the earth. This was a very big mistake because
His penalty was to make a ritual for a sacrifice. A couple weeks after, which was a couple weeks before the New Year, Okonkwo poles a nother horrible stunt… he goes
to his new wife Ekwefi and threatens her with a gun. That was a nother bad mistake
He chose to make to giver him self a masculine look. When Okonkwo starts to
become a little feminine is when he starts to show concern for Ezinma. Okonkwo
starts to follow the priestess, Chielo, and Ekwefi. The priestess kid naps Ekwefi.
And Okonkwo goes after her to try and save her.
Okonkwo later in the book was invited to...
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