Okonkwo's tragic hero story
"And indeed he was possessed by the fear of his father's contemptible life and shameful death" (Achebe 18
"They set fire to his houses, demolished his red walls, killed his animals and destroyed his bard." (Achabe 125)
"A man belongs to his fatherland when things are good and life is sweet, But when there is sorrow and bitterness he finds refuge in his motherland." (Achabe 134)
And immediately Okonkwo's eyes were opened and he saw the whole matter clearly. Living fire begets cold, impotent ash." (Achabe 153)
"How could he have begotten a son like Nwoye, degenerate and effeminate? Perhaps he was not his son. No! he could not be. His wife had played him false." (Achabe 153)
"That man was one of the greatest men in Umuofia. You drove him to kill himself; now he will be buried like a dog." (Achabe 208)
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