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4. define irony and cite incidents in the text of it in the following areas: the white man’s view and treatment of the Ibo people as primitive. the nature of the protagonist’s crimes. 5. define tragic flaw and discuss the extent to which Okonkwo could be viewed as a tragic hero. 6. comment on the significance of the title of this novel as it relates to the major theme in the novel. 7. discuss the religion of the Ibo people and identify the following: agbala egwugwu chi Chukwu 8. define legend and identify examples of legends in the story. 9. find examples of myths in the story and point out how they help the Ibo explain natural phenomena. 10. discuss oral tradition and its importance in a society without a written language. 11. summarize the complex social rules in the Ibo culture regarding marriage.
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12. comment on the impact of the missionaries on outcasts women the passing of traditions from father to son the economy the justice system 13. discuss the extent to which this novel is a tragedy for the individual as well as the society. 14. identify each of the following terms and state their importance in Ibo society: Evil Forest, Week of Peace, New Yam Festival. 15. discuss the role of women in Ibo society in respect to children, beauty, contribution to the economy, and rights both before and after marriage. 16. comment on the importance of physical prowess, titles, wives, yams, and chi on a man’s status in the clan. 17. prove the existence of a court and justice system in Ibo society before the arrival of the missionaries by referring to incidents in the novel. 18. cite incidents from the novel to prove the following themes: A proud man can accept failure if it applies to everyone and he does not fail alone. It is important for men to bond together so they are strong enough to stand against an enemy from the outside. 19. point out the universal qualities this story possesses, despite the fact that this story is about a foreign culture from the past. 20. support or refute the thesis, by referring to incidents or comments from the text, that this novel is an anti-imperialist statement. 21. contrast the non-Eurocentric view in this novel with the Eurocentric point-of-view of books and movies detailing Western cultures. 22. discuss the possible reasons why critics view this novel as a classic of world literature. 23. define and cite examples from Things Fall Apart of the following literary terms: simile metaphor legend myth fable personification foreshadowing tragic flaw tragic hero protagonist
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