Chapter 7 Things Fall Apart

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Well written literary novel Things Fall Apart by Nigerian author, Chinua Achebe, provides extraordinary insight in what hard work can do against the inevitable. In the fictional tribe of Umuofia, the main character, Okonkwo, constantly denies the cultural expected response when exposed to severe scenarios. While the majority of the Umuofia inhabitants run on the "Chi" ( a religious tied self-gauge on ones' own fortune/luck). Okonkwo ignores the consequence of his actions and proceeds to believe that he have control over the outcome of events in his life. The first example would be Ikemefuna's death in chapter seven. Although the elder of the village tells Okonkwo that he doesn't need to participate in killing his son, he does it anyway (even
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