Okonkwo Brothers Quotes

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In the book Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe.The betrayal of his clansman caused okonkwo’s death.In his early years the clan liked him and respected him.Okonkwo broke the weak of peace and caused problems in the clan. Okonkwo’s relationship with Ikemefuna was bad and caused problems with the clan Okonkwo had shot a clansman.When Okonkwo came back to his village he found, many changes that affected his life.However i'm going to talk about Okonkwo's early years and how the clan respected him and liked him. Okonkwo gained respect during his wrestling and his warrior life.Okonkwo had beaten a great wrestler who for 7 years was unbeaten, from umuofia to Mbaino named Amalinze the cat. (Achebe 2) Okonkwo was a strong warrior and gained a lot of publicity after his win from the cat.Okonkwo was well respected around his village and other tribes.Okonkwo was clearly cut out for great things.Okonkwo was young but he had won fame as the greatest wrestler in the 9 villages.(Achebe 8) Okonkwo’s age was respected among his people, he had brought a lot of fame to his village.Okonkwo was still young, and was already one of the greatest warriors of all time. Although Okonkwo was respected and liked in his life, he had more problems when he broke the week of peace. Okonkwo broke the week of…show more content…
(Achebe 12) Ikemefuna had began to feel like a member of Okonkwo’s family.Okonkwo treated Ikemefuna as he treated everyone else with a heavy hand in his household.Ikemefuna had ran towards Okonkwo dazed, Okonkwo drew his machete and cut him down. (Achebe 61) Okonkwo killed Ikemefuna because he was afraid of being thought weak.Okonkwo was very depressed the next day, he tried not to think about Ikemefuna.Although Okonkwo’s relationship with Ikemefuna was bad, he had more problems when he shot a

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