as a printable PDF. However, Okonkwo overcompensates for his father's womanly (weak) ways, of which he is ashamed, because he does not tolerate idleness or gentleness. Things Fall Apart". Retrieved August 7, 2018. Related Characters: Okonkwo, page Number and Citation: 31, chapter 8"s, ezinma took the dish in one hand and the empty water bowl in the other and went back to her mother's hut. Related Characters: Okonkwo (speaker Nwoye Related Symbols: Fire Page Number and Citation: 153 Chapter 20"s The white man is very clever.
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Related Characters: Okonkwo, Unoka, page Number and Citation: 13, chapter 4"s. Here was a man whose chi said nay despite his own affirmation. Even as a little boy he had resented his father's failure and weakness, and even now he still remembered how he had suffered when a playmate had told him that his father was agbala. No one else backs his attempt however, so Okonkwo, in desperation, chooses the most dishonorable death possible, suicide, rather than allow himself to be handed over to the 'weak' white man. He has three wives and many children who live in huts on his compound. Chapter 2"s, okonkwo was not afraid of war. By novel's end, Okonkwo has tried to remain strong against the tide of change, but he appears to be the only one. . Unlike his father he could stand the look of blood. He feels that the changes are destroying the Igbo culture, changes that require compromise and accommodation two qualities that Okonkwo finds intolerable. His mind went back to Ikemefuna and he shivered.