Things Fall Apart by Achebe, ChinuaProudly AfrikanApril 9, 2023April 10, 2023
Things Fall Apart by Achebe, Chinua
“Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe is a powerful and timeless novel that explores the complex and nuanced relationships between colonizers and colonized. The book tells the story of Okonkwo, a proud and successful Igbo warrior in pre-colonial Nigeria who is struggling to maintain his traditional way of life in the face of increasing influence from European missionaries and colonial officials. Through Okonkwo’s experiences, Achebe provides a powerful critique of the destructive and dehumanizing effects of colonialism, as well as a celebration of the resilience and cultural richness of African societies in the face of oppression and change.
“Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe is a classic novel that tells the story of Okonkwo, an Igbo warrior who faces challenges and struggles with the impact of colonialism on his traditional African society.