Things Fall Apart

Okonkwo is a tragic hero?

from things fall apart by chinua achebe
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In Achebe's novle, Things Fall Apart, Okonkwo is a tragic hero in the classical sense that he holds a position of power, chooses a certaion course of action, and pays for it. His fatal flaw is that he equates being a man with being brutal and harsh, which brings about his demise.