The book Things Fall Apart , by Chinua Achebe , is very similar to the poem , “The Second Coming” by William Butler Yeats. A comparison of “The Second Coming” to Things Fall Apart will show many corresponding aspects between both of these literary masterpieces.
Seeing the line “Things fall apart” in the poem , Achebe makes an outstanding association. At this point in time he says to himself, “I should name my book Things Fall Apart , It will
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Okonkwo new the end of his culture was coming so he tries to do whatever he can to stop it . After years of hopelessness he finally sees a way out through death . In “The Second Coming” there is no way to stop the apocolypse from happening . So the world becomes helpless and falls victim to “The Second Coming” . The stories that both the book and the poem told were of life’s end.