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Family Relationships, Tradition & Change in "Things Fall Apart"

Summary: In "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe, the author shows family relationships and how they can be jeopardized by change or different beliefs and views of the same tradition. Achebe shows strong values of an African tribe in a unique light.
In the book "Things Fall Apart" Chinua Achebe covers many values of an African tribe. As times change peoples ideas of the Ibo culture are starting to change. Many youngsters of Umofia are trying to continue believing in the tribes' values and what their parents have taught them. As the story goes on there are many changes in the Ibo culture not only from these new generations but by the coming of the "white man." Achebe paints a beautiful picture in a persons head about traditions, family relations and change in the Ibo culture.

Okonkwo which is the main character in this story has, as he might say been cursed with a lazy father during his lifetime. He was raised by a person who cared nothing about luxury and titles, and was unable to take care of his family. As Okonkwo grew...

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