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155). If the Chr... ... middle of paper ... ...se the people around me are followers of God and I will see them in Heaven. In Heaven, I will see the people that I have met and made friends with, so it would be nice to get to know each other as brothers and sisters in Jesus before we go to Heaven together. I had a clear mind of what a life could be like Okonkwo’s when I read Things Fall Apart. Okonkwo was an angry man in front of his Nigerian tribe and changed when Christian missionaries came to the Ibo village; also, I responded to the book, and my personal applications to a different culture were related to a missionary trip that was a powerful one back in 1956 in Ecuador.
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That would be enough to make the world a better place.” The story gave details about a local Nigerian villager’s clash with European Christian settlement in 1890’s Africa. This historical clash greatly contributed to Africa’s modern day struggles. Francis 2 Things Fall Apart gives historical details of Okonkwo life, an honorable and greatly respected Igbo man from Umuofia village Nigeria. Okonkwo's circle are sharecroppers, He suggests that village life has not changed substantially in generations. New changes arrived with the English settlers.
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