Unoka, Okonkwo's father, was very unsuccessful. He was in deep debt. His wife and children went hungry most nights. This caused Okonkwo to fear becoming his father.
Please return the 200 cowries I loaned you!
Our elders say that the sun will shine on those who stand before it shines on those who kneel under them
Okonkwo is respected in Umuofia for his successes in life. He first earns personal fame by beating Amalinze the Cat in a wrestling contest.
After a woman is killed, Ikemefuna goes into Okonkwo's care as a peace offering from Mbaino. Ikemefuna becomes very close to Nwoye, Okonkwo's other son. Okonkwo is pleased with how Ikemefuna turned out.
I'm very impressed with Ikemefuna and his influence.
Here is the flute I made.
WOW! You are amazing.
Enoch, a Christian, unmasks an egwuguwu. The egwugwu destroy Enoch's property and the Christian church.
We shall not harm Mr. Smith! He can practice his religion in Umuofia.
Let's destroy the church!
Six missionaries come to Mbanta. They speak about Christianity. Okonkwo believes it is gibberish, but Nwoye is interested in their religion. Nwoye converts to Christianity.
This God is the creator of all the world and all the men and women!