Forgot your password?  

No Longer at Ease Summary
Chinua Achebe

Everything you need to understand or teach No Longer at Ease by Chinua Achebe.

  • No Longer at Ease Summary & Study Guide
  • 2 Literature Criticism
  • ...and more
  • 30 No Longer at Ease Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

No Longer at Ease Summary

Plot Summary

No Longer at Ease by Chinua Achebe is the story of a young Ibo man educated on scholarship in England, whose fine civil service job with perks and a beautiful fiancé get him caught up in a system he loathes and swiftly causes him to lose all.

Twenty-six-year-old Obi Okonkwo is convicted of accepting bribes as a civil servant. His boss, who testifies against him, and another British colonial official wonder what it is in the African makeup causes such aberrations, while Obi's people in the Umuofia Progressive Union (UPU) see it being merely a case of an inexperienced young person not going about it in the established manner. How Obi comes to this end is examined.

Obi meets beautiful Clara Okeke at a dance in England where both are studying, but makes no impression on her. They meet again traveling home to Nigeria, and their first kiss...

(read more from the Study Guide)

Study Pack

The No Longer at Ease Study Pack contains about 77 pages of study material in 6 products, including:

No Longer at Ease Study Guide

Lesson Plan

All teaching products sold separately.

No Longer at Ease Lesson Plans contain 185 pages of teaching material, including:

Follow Us on Facebook