Things Fall Apart Notes

Things Fall Apart Notes - Things Fall Apart by Chinua...

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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe Cultural aspect of religion o Religion is the core of their whole culture o The Law, The Economy, Customs all based on religion o Agbala- Oracle of the Hills and the Caves People made a living from farming o Weather could ruin crop yields and threaten livelihood Language o Not very straightforward o Use a lot of proverbs “A man that makes trouble for others also makes trouble for himself” o “One of the most infuriating habits of these people was their love of superfluous words, he thought.” Pg. 206 Education o No formal education o Learn from others actions o Had knowledge of the natural world Remedies Stories Ways British Culture invaded Umuofia o Law No longer tribal Their leaders no longer had power o Religion Missionaries brought Christianity and condemned tribal religion By condemning their religion they condemned their entire way of life o Education Missionaries started schools that taught both Christian and Western
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