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Agbala In Things Fall Apart

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In miserable novel Things Fall Apart, one of village in Nigeria, Umuofia, they believes Agbala, and priestess of Agbala is in Oracle of the Hills and the Caves. Umuofia people’s traditional belief is extremely important to their life. People follow everything that priestess say and they talk about their problem to the priestess. They even doing week of peace to honor the earth goddess before they crop the new yams. Okonkwo, who is not afraid of killing people had a boy that he thinks like a son, but priestess said, “” (). He did not want to look weak, so he killed Ikemefuna. After he killed Ikemefuna he felt so terrible. He did not eat any foods and passed few days. It was different than he killed someone before. He believe his religion, so
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