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How Are Unoka And Okonkwo Alike

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In the novel Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe the main character Okonkwo and his father, Unoka are very different, but also similar in some aspects of their lives. They’re similar because they are both fathers of children. They’re also different because Okonkwo is a hard worker but most importantly a clan leader of Umuofia, and his father was a debtor who was lazy and a man of no title of Umuofia.

“The sun will shine on those who stand before it shines on those who kneel under them” The following proverb is stating that everyone needs some form of a work ethic, and that you must work hard for what you want, and not be lazy. A perfect example of this in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe is Okonkwo and his father Unoka. In the novel
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