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Ezinma

loved by Chielo; is called "my daughter"

Ikemefuna

a child from Mbaino who is sent to pay for the crime of killing "a daughter of Umuofia"

Unoka

musician, debtor, and drunk

Okonkwo

fierce warrior who has three wives and threw the Cat

Chielo

Priestess of Agbala

Ekwefi

shot at for "killing the banana plant"

Obierika

Okonkwo's best friend

Maduka

son of Obierika; won the wrestling match

Nwoye

was heart-broken at throwing away twins

Ogbuefi Ezuedu

old man who dies

Ojiugo

wife that Okonkwo beats during the Week of Peace

Obiageli, Nkechi

two of Okonkwo's daughters

Nwakibie

prosperous older man who gives Okonkwo seed yams

Mgbafo

wife who is beaten until she miscarries

Okudkwe

brother who defends his beaten sister at the egwugwu trial

Evil Forest

leader of the egwugwu

Uzowolu

man who beats his wife until she runs away

Ofoedu and Ozoemena

old couple who mysteriously die shortly after one another

Ibe and Akueke

Akueke= Obierika's daughter; Ibe= fiance

Okagbue Uyanawa

medicine man responsible for ridding Ekwefi of the ogbangie spirit that haunts her

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