Respect And Reputation In Things Fall Apart

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The theme for “Things Fall Apart” is Respect and Reputation. I chose this theme because in Okonkwo’s point of view, you were either somebody or nobody. In the novel Okonkwo’s pride got in the way of him being the successful person he always wanted to be. Listening to the elders that gave Okonkwo advice throughout the story may have saved him from the accident that happened during the celebration of Ezeudu’s death and all of the other troubles he faced in the novel.
Okonkwo wasn’t known for thinking before taking things into his hands. He was always demanding, and he thought everything he said, thought, or did was right. Having to do with
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