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Things fall apart
Updated: 3/27/2019
Things fall apart
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  • Nwoyes father disowns him only because he chooses a path untraditional to his culture. The serious, frustrated, and unhappy mood that is created in Okonkwo's statement gives the reader an idea of how much the ibo culture values tradition, choose, and family.
  • “You have all see the great abomination of your brother. Now he is no longer my son or your brother. I will only have a son who is a man. Who will hold his head up among my people’’
  • For a man, you must hold up for yourself, don't trust anyone because you never know when your going to be crossed by someone you may know, so take the first punch before they take theirs.
  • "If a man comes into my hut, what do I do? Do I shut my eyes? No. I take a stick and break his head. That is what a man does"
  • “It always surprised him when he thought of it later that he did not sink under the load of despair.”
  • Every relationship you're in doesn't seem like much, but later on you relive the despair who had done that ruined the relationship.
  • “You have all see the great abomination of your brother. Now he is no longer my son or your brother. I will only have a son who is a man. Who will hold his head up among my people’’ 
  • Nwoyes father disowns him only because he chooses a path untraditional to his culture. He does not value that!
  • “There is no story that is not true, [...] The world has no end, and what is good among one people is an abomination with others.”
  • Out of everyone, we all have a story. We all have lives and there will still be people out there who will seek revenge!
  • “If I hold her hand she says, ‘Don’t touch!’If I hold her foot she says ‘Don’t touch!’ But when I hold her waist-beads she pretends not to know.” 
  • We will never admit to things we like. We hid them to act tough!
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