Things Fall Apart Practice Question

In the exam 10 marks are also allocated for structure, development and competence.  source In the novel, Things Fall Apart, we are constantly kept aware of the physical and social environment. a) Describe the physical environment in which the action takes place.(8 marks) b) Describe the nature of the family relationships in the society in which the novel is set. (6 marks)…

Things Fall Apart -Analysis of Chapter 7

Chapter 7 With the killing of Ikemefuna, Achebe creates a devastating scene that evokes compassion for the young man and foreshadows the fall of Okonkwo, again in the tradition of the tragic hero. Along the way, the author sets up several scenes that juxtapose with the death scene: The opening scene of the chapter shows the increasing affection and admiration…