My name is Okonkwo and i am the greatest wrestler in my village. My tragic flaw is that i have a short temper.
"He had a slight stammer whenever he was angry and could not get his words out quickly enough, he would use his fists."pg 4
"His wives, especially the youngest, lived in perpetual fear of his fiery temper, and so did his little children."pg 13
Dont you ever give her eggs.
Okonkwo's first son , Nwoye, was then twelve years old but was already causing his father great anxiety for his incipient laziness. At any rate, that was how it looked to his father, and sought to correct him by constant nagging and beating."pg 13-14
"Without further argument Okonkwo gave her a sound beating and left her and het only daughter weeping."pg 38
"One day as Ezinma was eating an egg Okonkwo had come in unexpectedly from his hut. He was greatly shocked and swore to beat Ekwefi if she dared to give the child eggs again."pg 76