Things Fall Apart Essay | Symbolism and Foreshadowing in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

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Symbolism and Foreshadowing in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

Summary: This essay explains why "Things Fall Apart", by Chinua Achebe is the perfect title for his novel. It talks about how the excerpt from "The Second Coming, and symbolism in the novel foreshadow the fall of indigenous tribes in Africa.
Things Fall Apart

"Don't judge a book by its cover" is a phrase often said to people who make fun of the title of a book or the cover picture. Although the reader may try hard not to judge at a first glance, they can often be turned off by a books title because they reader knows that it bears insight into the pages ahead. Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe, is the perfect title for his novel because the society if the Igbo people and their way of life dissipates by the end of the novel. Throughout the novel, Achebe uses symbolism to foreshadow the fall of the tribe. The excerpt from "The Second Coming", by W.B. Yeats, helps reveal to the reader of the chaos that appears as the village collapses. The locusts are symbolic to the white...

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