Things Fall Apart Essay | Things Fall Apart: From One Critic to Another

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Things Fall Apart: From One Critic to Another

Summary: David Carroll's critique versus my critique on the novel "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe.
A critic named David Carroll criticizes Okonkwo from the novel entitled Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe, of being heartless, and too critical of implementing laws. Carroll also states that the death of Ikemefuna is the turning point of the novel. Okonkwo's decision on participating in the execution of Ikemefuna is not wise, and it is definitely not what a man with a high rank would do. The death of Ikemefuna launches the rise to the climax, but is not the turning point of the novel. The turning point actually comes midway into the novel.

Taking care of Ikemefuna is the key to Okonkwo's hard-won status and the highest point of his rise to power. Ikemefuna is not Okonkwo's flesh and blood, but he still takes the boy in and considers him as his own. Based on his analysis of the novel...

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