Things Fall apart

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Book Evaluation Title: Things Fall Apart Author: Chinua Achebe Setting & Time: Nigeria in the late 1800ís Principal Themes: *Clash of cultures *Need for balance between individual needs and community needs *Fate or Destiny First Published: 1958 Summary: Okonkwo is an angry man whose one goal in life is to succeed his lazy fatherís name. He is lead by anger and fear. Okonkwo strives to be a leader in the village of Umuofia. He has three …

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…meal or feed her children. When she returns, Okonkwo beats her severely, thereby violating Peace Week. I understand that back then a man could have any amount of women and children and the more he had the merrier. But to me that still gave him no right to hit her. It is sad to say that this still goes on in American and all over the world. BOOK EVALUATION THINGS FALL APART BY: CHINUA ACHEBE