Things Fall Apart Essay | World Civilization

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World Civilization

Summary: How wolrd civilization has affectd the world using the books "Things fall apart" by Achebe, and "Nectar in a Sieve" by Markandaya
Since the 1800's man's knowledge has grown tremendously. We've gone from carved wood, to engineered alloy metal. It's amazing to see how the face of the planet has been changed, but not only the world itself but its inhabitants as well. The novel's we've read in English have shown us this change, how this modernization has affected these people's hopes and fears.

In his book, Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe describes the ambitions and fears of a young black man, Okonkwo, who lives in a small tribe in Africa. This man's hope is to one day become an elder of his tribe and to have a household that he rules over, and he wanted his sons to do the same, "He wanted Nwoye to grow into a tough young man capable of ruling his father's household when he was dead and gone...", (Achebe, 52). A proper household is one...

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