Things Fall Apart

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Unoka

unsuccessful, debt-laden father

Ezinma

Okonkwo's fave child

Obierika

cautioned Okonkwo not to kill Ikemefuna

Chielo

took Ezinma to the oracle's cave

Mr. Brown

British missionary; discussed religion with Akunna

Ekwefi

many of her children died in infancy

ogbange

evil child who died and was reborn

hanged

Okonkwo's method of suicide

father

what Ikemefuna called Okonkwo

yams

staple crop of villagers

machete

Okonkwo used it to kill messenger

wrestling

sport enjoyed by villagers

Ezeudu

his relatives cleansed Okonkwo's land

Uchendu

Okonkwo's mother's relative

obi

traditional village hut

Mr. Smith

bad missionary; rigid; self-righteous; didn't compromise and accommodate

egwugwu

ancestral spirit masqueraders

government

white men brought it with religion

Okonkwo

saw that things were falling apart; strong man full of fear and anger

Achebe

author- Chinua _____

prison

white men started one for the natives

Nwoye

converted to Christianity

locusts

eaten by clan as a delicacy

Mbanta

site of Okonkwo's exile

Ikemefuna

taken from Mbaino as retribution

bicycle

tied to sacred silk-cotton tree; iron horse

Christianity

religion brought by the white men

Agbala

oracle of the Hills and Caves

Evil Forest

Christians lived there, to villagers' surprise

oracle

decreed Ikemefuna's fate

seven

number of years of exile

leprosy

definition of "white man"

Mr. Kiaga

nigerian interpreter in charge of congregation

python

sacred animal

commissioner

was writing a book about the "primitives"

exile

clan punishment for accidental killing

Obierika

visisted Okonkwo in exile

religion

white men brought _____ and government

supreme

what mother was, according to Uchendu

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