Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe, is a story of a Nigerian Ibo tribe forced to endure the ignorance of European Christians that have colonized in Africa with the intentions of setting up missionaries. While their intentions were genuine, their presence was devastating to the Ibo culture. Although the Europeans and Ibo people were forced to interact with each other, their opinions were entirely superficial due to the fact that there was never an effort
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each other, by the Europeans, their primitive instincts took control.
From the outside looking in, it seemed as if the Ibo people were savages when in reality even the most savage things they did, had a purpose. Because the Europeans never took the time to find out why the Ibo people did what they did, they never knew whom they were. Thus causing all European's opinions of the Ibo people to be superficial and misconstrued.