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Things Fall Apart

Summary: In Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, the African society of Igbo is portrayed before the unwanted arrival of the Europeans and the destruction of their beloved culture by the Christian Missionaries.
In Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, the African society of Igbo is portrayed before the unwanted arrival of the Europeans and the destruction of their beloved culture by the Christian Missionaries. Achebe illustrates the almost insignificant role of women in Igbo. He demonstrates to the reader that a male is to be violent and strong and a female is considered weak. In Igbo society, all that is good is considered masculine and all that is bad is thought of as feminine. Three significant instances portray this habitual idea or theme that women are regularly presented as wives and mothers, busy with the work of the household as men took on the more significant responsibilities of politics and running the community.

Achebe initially illustrates the men in Igbo society as very violent and demeaning towards women. They use women for personal pleasures and care very little about them...

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