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does he do to encourage the clan to send their children to his school? Mr. Brown is different from the other missionaries because he takes the time to learn about the Ibo’s religion and culture. He encourages them to go to school so they will not find themselves governed by people outside their clan. He convinces them that the men who can read and write will be the future rulers. 2. The God Chukwu is identified in this chapter. In what way is he similar to Mr. Brown’s God? Why does Mr. Brown object to the way the people worship their god? Chukwu is similar to Mr. Brown’s God because he is the one supreme god who made heaven and earth. Mr. Brown objects to the smaller gods the people worship and thinks they spend too much time sacrificing to them instead of praying to the one true God. He also disagrees with the idea that the people are afraid of Chukwu. To Mr. Brown, God is merciful, not fearful. 3. Why is Okonkwo’s return home not as successful as he had hoped? Other than attention from his beautiful daughters, the people of Umuofia do not show much interest in his return. He cannot initiate his sons into the ozo society because it is the wrong year for the initiation. The people are also more interested in the new trading stores, new religion, and new government brought by the whites.
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T-21 Chapter Twenty-Two Vocabulary idolatrous – excessive devotion clamoring – making loud noises amulet – a charm wan – pale guttural – from the throat 1. In what way is Mr. Smith responsible for Enoch’s crime of unmasking an egwugwu? Mr. Smith is overzealous in forcing the rules of his religion on the people of the clan. His attitude of intolerance encourages the overzealous converts such as Enoch. Enoch follows Mr. Smith’s example of condemning the clan’s ceremonies and unmasks an egwugwu. 2. What does Mr. Smith wisely do to avoid being killed? He offers no physical resistance to the band of egwugwu. 3. Support the following statement: The act of burning the white church is “too little, too late” to save the tribe from destruction. The church has already broken the power the clan’s religion had to control the people. This break is demonstrated by Enoch’s willingness to unmask an egwugwu—something that has NEVER happened before. The band of egwugwu tries to repair the damage by burning the church, but too many of their own people have already broken with traditions for their actions to have any lasting effect.
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T-22 Chapter Twenty-Three Vocabulary palaver – talk sullen – sad, gloomy sonorous – deep sound 1. How does the District Commissioner violate the rights of the leaders of Umuofia, even under white man’s law? How is this an example of irony? He does not let them tell their side of the story. They are tricked into coming to see him, thinking the Commissioner is going to listen to their side of the story. Instead, he has them handcuffed and thrown into jail. He tells them they must pay a fine before they can be released.
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