Okonkwo's Anger Quotes

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In the book Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe the main character Okonkwo shows many flaws throughout the story, one flaw that stood out was his anger. This essay will show examples of how he could not control his anger when he beat his wife, how he could not handle his problems with words, and when he beat his son Nwoye. By reading this book Okonkwo showed numerous examples of his anger problems. One example that would display his anger is when he beat his wife. It was during the peace of the week and Okonkwo was not supposed to beat his wife during this week. “Okonkwo knew she was not speaking the truth, He walked back to his obi to await Ojiugo’s (his youngest wife) return. And when she returned he beat her heavily” (Achebe, 29). This quote

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