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    Tragic hero In the book things fall apart okonkwo is a tragic hero because everyone loved him but he also had bad judgement on some things. He was not brought up in a wealthy family and his father was a drunk so he had to make himself loved by the person he had to become. The way he became rich was by wrestling. He had to be the best because he felt like he had to prove himself.The tragic hero's prefers death to purdance. “The comedian prefers playing tricks to winning. Only the villain really

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    A tragic hero is a literary character who makes a judgment error that inevitably leads to his/her own destruction, someone who works hard to achieve a goal, even if it means taking a downfall, and a person who brings honor around them. Okonkwo from “I Fall Apart”, fits all the characteristics of being a tragic hero. In the book it gives many examples/ reasoning on why i think that, to support my statement. Importance is the state or fact of being of great significance or value. Having great significance

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    definition of a tragic hero. According to Aristotle, a character must demonstrate five main characteristics in order to be considered a tragic hero. They are: a flaw or error in judgment, a reversal of fortune brought about by the hero’s error in judgment, the recognition that the reversal was brought about by the hero’s own actions, excessive pride, and the character’s fate must be greater than deserved. In Chinua Achebe’s book Things Fall Apart, Okonkwo is often thought to be the tragic hero. There

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    The tragic hero that is defined in the article Tragic hero as defined by Aristotle “A tragic hero is a literary character who makes a judgment error that inevitably leads to his/her own destruction.”( ). Okonkwo is portrayed as a tragic hero in the book Things fall apart written by Chinua Achebe by the characteristic established by Aristotle. He follows the principles of a tragic hero established by Aristotle: the hero has a kind of major flaw, a reversal of fortune because of the hero’s error in

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    qualities that bring fortune and honor to a character end up being the faults that tear them apart. A character that experiences this rise and ultimate fall is known as a tragic hero. All tragic heroes have a strong desire to achieve some sort of goal that eventually is put in jeopardy by a limit of human frailty. Written by Chinua Achebe, the novel Things Fall Apart illustrates the fortune and failure of a native man as colonialists attempt to destroy the culture he has always known. This figure, named

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    A tragic hero is a literary character who makes a judgment error that inevitably leads to his/her own destruction. In the book “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe, Okonkwo’s life falls apart as he has to deal with the destruction of his tribe and influences of christianity. Okonkwo is a tragic hero because he allows fatal errors in judgement and inner forces to contribute to his downfall. Okonkwo allows fatal errors to get the best of him and it leads to his downfall. After the end of his exile

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    or anyone else who generally brings greatness about the world. A tragic hero on the other hand is a character who has a flaw that eventually helps aid to their downfall as a tragic hero. In the novel Things Fall Apart written by Chinua Achebe and Macbeth written by Shakespeare, we meet two prime examples of tragic heros. The elements of a tragic hero include hamartia, anagnorisis and the tragic downfall. Hamartia is the hero 's tragic flaw, it often gets in the way of their success. Anagnorisis is

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    A tragic hero is a literary character who makes a judgment error that inevitably leads to his/her own downfall. “That man was one of the greatest men in Umuofia. You drove him to kill himself; and now he will be buried like a dog… “ (Achebe 208) This quote is from the book Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. This book follows the main character, Okonkwo, through his life when the english settlers come to his village. Okonkwo is this book’s tragic hero, because he was a very well respected man in

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    protagonists in Hamlet, Oedipus the King, and Things Fall Apart, are all tragic heroes, either Aristotelian or Shakespearean, each with his own bad judgments and flaws leading in the end to their downfall. To be an Aristotelian tragic hero, the author has to make the audience feel pity or fear; it's not about his loss of wealth or status. Based on Aristotle's tragic heroes’ definition, the hero strives for excellence, then hubris which is their tragic flaw (normally pride), then their overstepping of

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    A tragic hero is a literary character who makes a judgment error that inevitably leads to his/her own destruction. In the novel thing fall apart okonkwo deals with british colonialism in the igbo community. Okonkwo is a tragic hero because he makes good accomplishments by having tragic flaws like being scared of being thought of as weak and a failure. These then lead to okonkwo's own destruction of himself by becoming too weak then taking his life. Okonkwo is a tragic hero because he was well known

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