This book is written for a western audience and follows many themes of patriarchy and masculinity, and identity relative to family, society, history, religion, respect for tradition, culture, and social norms, fate and divine intervention. Justice and colonialism influence, it pushed against a single story narrative and we see what it lost with Colonialism in the sense of diversity, culture, and stories. Bc of how new it was when Achebe wrote it, it applied to the complexity to African natives. The ending represents- Hanging himself in a tree, Okonkwo ends his conflict once and for all. The irony of it all is that Okonkwo worked hard and achieved many titles and honors in order to be buried with dignity. In the end, he commits suicide which is an abomination in his Igbo society. He dies in disgrace much like his father.