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Okonkow tragic hero
Updated: 4/24/2020
Okonkow tragic hero
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  • hamartia- tragic flaw
  • hubris- pride
  • peripeteia- reversal of fortune
  • Okonkwo's tragic flaw is that he is afraid of weakness and failure.
  • anagnorisis- discovery
  • in his pride, Okonkwo kills Ikemefuna even though he was told not to because he was afraid of being thought weak.
  • nemesis- punishment
  • Okonkwo's reversal of fortune is when he accidentally kills Ezeudu's 16 year-old son and he and his family had to get exiled from Umuofia for 7 years.
  • catharsis- pity (sadness)
  • later, Mr. Brown tells Okonkwo that he sent his son Nwoye, to a training college for teachers, and he threatened him and it made him hate the commissioners and church even more.
  • Okonkwo is emotionally punished by the thought that the villagers will not go to war against the church nor make them leave and by the thought that he failed his people and god.
  • the audience feels bad and sad over the death of Okonkwo because he committed suicide because of the church.
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