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Things Fall Apart Chapters 20-22
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He would make up for the lost years in exile.
How did Okonkwo look at returning to Umuofia?
put them in the ozo society
What plans does Okonkwo have for his sons?
What animal was compared to how Umuofia replaced Okonkwo with someone else during his absence?
The yams Obierika kept for him.
What had helped Okonkwo prosper during his exile?
Excluding Nwoye, how many sons does Okonkwo have?
She understood his every mood
Why did Okonkwo like Enzima?
Crystal of Beauty
What was Ezinma's nickname because she was beautiful?
Okonkwo wants Enzima to marry someone in Umuofia
Why didn't Enzima marry anyone yet?
Who was the man having two titles that cut off his anklets, that signify his titles, to join the Christians?
He though of communion as a holy feast of eating and drinking
Why did Ugonna bring a drinking-horn to Mass?
Who was the white man in charge of the government?
Where did the court messengers and most white men came from? It was near the Great River.
What were court messengers (ashy buttocks) called? They guarded the prisons.
The court messengers had ash colored shorts
Why were court messengers called "Ashy Buttocks"?
After being beaten, they had to clear the government compounds, fetch wood, and cut the grass.
What did the prisoners have to do?
Their own clansmen have joined the white man.
Why does Obierika think it is too late to revolt?
Who killed Oduche in a fight over land and was hanged in Umuru by the white men and the kotma?
What was the villager that died after 8 days from injuries from a dispute with Aneto over land?
Who tells Okonkwo about Aninta?
Which Christian convert killed and eaten the sacred python and was cursed? Son of a snake-priest, he was short, broad, his feet went in opposite directions.
What was presented to Mr. Brown from other villages because he was well respected for his faith and his dignity and rank?
Who was a great man of Umuofia who gives his son to be taught in Mr. Brown's school, discusses Umuofian religion with Mr. Brown but does not convert?
Who was considered the supreme god by the people?
That in Igbo culture, they worship the messengers and then as last resort Chukwu. They also fear Chukwu if they are not doing his will.
What did Akunna tell Mr. Brown?
He built a hospital and school and tried to persuade people to come to his school to know how to read and write (not knowing how makes it easier for them to be taken over).
What did Mr. Brown do?
What was Nwoye's new name?
He was going to a new training college to be a teacher in Umuru.
What was Nwoye doing?
They were too distracted with the new religion and also because the ozo ceremony was two years away (takes place once every three years)
Why didn't the clan notice Okonkwo that much when he returned?
Rev. James Smith
Who was the 2nd white missionary to come to Umuofia that saw everything in black and white (bad or good)?
He took off the mask of an egwugwu in public killing an ancesteral spirit:
During the annual worship of the earth goddess, while the egwugwu was waiting for the Christian women to go home, Enoch said they won't touch a Christian. One of the masked men touched Enoch with a cane and Enoch took off his mask.
What did Enoch do to upset the Umuofia clan?
Mother of the Spirits
What walked around weeping for the lost ancestral spirit causing a strange and fearful sound in the clan?
She mutilated her "obganje" child.
Why was a woman suspended from the church?
Where did Enoch hide from the clan?
Who was Reverend Smith's interpreter that followed Reverend Smith and was mad at Smith for letting Enoch stay at the parsonage?
Reverend Smith will not be harmed, but Enoch must be punished.
What does the egwugwu tell Rev. Smith?
They needed to punish Enoch, and he was hiding there.
Why did the egwugwu burn the church?
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