Okonkwo also was respected throughout his village

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Okonkwo also was respected throughout his village. When the District Commissioner asked the leaders of the clan to meet him, Okonkwo was one of the men chosen to go. This showed the people of his village considered him a leader in some aspect. All the time he was in his village, other villages feared him. They knew what a great warrior Okonkwo was, which probably influenced the whole village to become brave and courageous. Okonkwo’s village can be somewhat comparable to Sparta. And Okonkwo had made a huge impact to bring his village to the state that it was at before the missionaries came. After his unfortunate exile, Umuofia had succumbed to the foreigner’s new religion. Okonkwo wasn’t there to help his clan when they needed him the most. When he had seen the
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condition at which his village was at when he returned from his exile, he knew nothing could be done to stop the fall of his culture. Even then he still tried to rid of the foreigners who he thought were destroying his culture. Doing all that he could, Okonkwo knew that he didn’t need to live anymore. His work on Earth had been done. He then passed on from his human life.
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