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"Culture Conflict" in Things Fall Apart

Summary: Things Fall Apart written by Chinua Achebe explores the coming of the white man and its effects on the culture of the people of Umuofia. The coming of the white man brought about culture conflict which affects the people of Umuofia's religion, their agriculture, their judicial system and their social life.


The coming of the white man affects the people of Umuofia's religion and cause culture conflict. The people of umuofia have many gods. Agbala- the oracle of the Hills and Caves. "People come from far and near to consult it" (12). People consult it when they have dispute with their neighbors and also, they can discover what their future held for them from this god. Chi is also a personal god which judge people by the work of their hands. They also believed that if they say yes that their chi also says yes. The people of Umuofia are very obedient to their gods. They don't go to war without consulting their gods. When a daughter of Umuofia was killed in Mbaino, they didn't just decide to go for war or do things on their own; they consulted their gods and they were...

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