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  • The Rise and Fall of the Shang Dynasty
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  • Things Fall Apart
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  • The Legends
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  • Myths and Legends
    I. Overview There’s a lot of legend and myths here in the world and some of they are listed below. By the way what is Myth and legend? A myth is a story that may or may not be true. Myths are generally very old. This means there are no records or other proof that they happened. We kno
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  • Quest for Identity in Things Fall Apart
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  • The Fall of the House of Usher
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  • Things Fall Apart
    CHAPTER SUMMARIES WITH NOTES / ANALYSIS   PART ONE CHAPTER 1 Summary The novel begins with the introduction of Okonkwo, a young man famed throughout for his strength as well as other personal achievements. At the age of eighteen, he had brought honor to his village by overthrowing Am
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  • American Literature Fall Semester Study Guide
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  • The Fall of the Western Genre
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  • Plot of Things Fall Apart
    Plot of Each Chapter of Things Fall Apart Chapter One The story takes place within the Igbo community of Umuofia in eastern Nigeria. In this chapter, the characters are introduced. The main character, Okonkwo is a great man among the Igbo tribe and is well known throughout the nine villages and
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  • Cultural Nativism in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart
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  • Things Fall Apart
    Things Fall Apart | By Chinua Achebe First published: 1958 The Best Notes Study Guide by TheBestNotes.com Staff Copyright ©2003 The Best Notes, All Rights Reserved.  Any Further Distribution without written consent of TheBestNotes.com is strictly prohibited. Table of Contents Literary Elemen
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