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Characters

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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