Essays Tagged: "Chinua Achebe"

What Drives A Man?

e it can vary from culture to culture. However, in the perception of Okonkwo, the main character in Chinua Achebe's novel, Things Fall Apart, the measure of a man's success is based on two elements, m ... hite man's book, The Pacification of the Primitive Tribes of the Lower Niger.BIBLIOGRAPHY1. Achebe, Chinua. Things Fall Apart. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Heinemann Educational Publishers, 1986 ...

(6 pages) 123 1 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"No Longer at Ease" by Chinua Achebe, Nigerian Writer

Chinua AchebeChineua Achebe, Nigerian writer claims he wrote with specific purposes, having goals he ...

(7 pages) 188 1 3.3 Nov/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Book: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. Title: Things Fall Apart Thesis Paper. Thesis form. Explains how slaying of Ikemefuna, 7 year long exile, murder of a messsanger contribute to his downfall.

mulatively brining him slowly to his downfallThesis Outline:OPENING PARAGRAPHGive Author and Title (Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart)Explain how his life is aimed high until --Thesis StatementSUPPORT ...

(1 pages) 374 3 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

" Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe's An analytical look at why the village of Umofia fell apart.

Faith has always been a guiding force in man's life. Chinua Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart is a story that describes the effects of a new Christian rel ...

(6 pages) 212 1 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Things fall apart : the role of men and women

Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart explores the struggle between old traditions within the Igbo commu ...

(7 pages) 440 2 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This essay is about the life of Chinua Achebe.

Chinua Achebe is one of Africa's most influential and widely published writers. He has written twent ... ons of poetry. Achebe was born in on November 19, 1930, in Ogidi, Nigeria. He was christened Albert Chinualumogu Achebe. Achebe was born the son of Isaiah Okafo, a Christian churchman, and Janet N. Ac ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nigeria: The Struggle of the Yoruba, a paper describing the problems meeting the Yoruba people of Nigeria, and potential fixes for them. Suggests a new policy of self rule. See attachment for sources.

Nigeria: The Struggle of the YorubaA famous Nigerian author, Chinua Achebe, once wrote about Nigeria, "The trouble with Nigeria is simply and squarely a failure ...

(6 pages) 116 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe Okonkwo's internal struggle

In Chinua Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart, one man who is both mentally and physically strong, is plag ...

(4 pages) 141 1 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Things Fall Apart by Cinua Achebe

In the famous novel Things Fall Apart, written by Chinua Achebe, the main character, Okonkwo, is described to be a strong and reliable character. He i ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of the protagonist's character flaw or error in judgment that causes his downfall in the story "Dead men's path" written by Chinua Achebe.

Chinua Achebe is a Nigerian novelist and poet, whose works explore the impact of European culture on ...

(2 pages) 58 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Life and Death of Okonkwo and Ivan Ilych.

Leo Tolstoy and Chinua Achebe both write about characters that go through their lives doing everything they are supp ...

(7 pages) 92 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Chinua Achebe's novel of life in colonial-era Nigeria, "Things Fall Apart".

Chinua Achebe's novel of life in colonial-era Nigeria, Things Fall Apart, contains the character Oko ...

(4 pages) 133 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"The Second Coming" by William Butler Yeats.

the Easter Rebellion of 1916 and after the First World War had ravaged Europe from 1914 until 1918. Chinua Achebe wrote Things Fall Apart, his first novel, in 1958, just two years prior to the establi ... onkwo; that act connects Okonkwo directly to line 15 in "The Second Coming."The reader can see that Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart relates to William Butler Yeats' "The Second Coming." The relation ...

(5 pages) 192 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The ideas of Machiavelli, Locke, Shakespeare, Montaigne, and Achebe.

Machiavelli, William Shakespeare, and John Locke, as well as their premises about nature, are what Chinua Achebe very closely parallels.Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1530), an Italian writer who is seen ... important point on which Achebe agrees with Shakespeare.The third key figure with whom we associate Chinua Achebe is the 17th-century philosopher John Locke. Locke's Second Treatise on Civil Governmen ...

(6 pages) 85 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

"Piano and Drums" by Gabriel Okara.

influential Nigerian lyricists. Okara speaks of the same impressions of the controversial novelist Chinua Achebe. In the poem "Piano and Drums," Gabriel Okara shows the contrasts between the past lif ... illed.To conclude, the poem "Piano and Drums" by Gabriel Okara, reflects on proportions explored by Chinua Achebe. Okara expresses his judgments on the greater picture which is European imperialism. H ...

(2 pages) 15587 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Examines representation of race within " Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad.

Civilising of Africa becoming the ?International Society for the Suppression of Savage Customs. In Chinua Achebe?s lecture ?An Image of Africa? at The University of Massachusetts he argues that Heart ... the europeans. Although the techniques exploited are liable to cause offence to some people such as Chinua Achebe, harsh criticism of the usage of racism is altogether unwarranted. The criticism voice ...

(7 pages) 166 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Chinua Achebe's tragic work "Things Fall Apart".

t time periods; female suffering over time,has become a hot topic of examination and argument. Both Chinua Achebe's tragic workThings Fall Apart, as well as the article "Women in Achebe's World" writt ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Thorough analysis and response essay on "Civil Peace" by Chinua Achebe.

. Like Jamie Sullivan said in A Walk to Remember, "There would be no compassion without suffering." Chinua Achebe's Civil Peace is a story about going through hardships and never forgetting what is mo ... a story, one might first look at the history of the author to determine why he/she would write it. Chinua Achebe was one of six kids with a missionary father who lived in a mud-block house with sheet ...

(7 pages) 99 2 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness.

t, writing, "...using the word "cannibal" to describe natives of Africa, displayed racial prose..." Chinua Achebe writes, "Heart of Darkness projects the image of Africa as "the other world," the anti ... are finally mocked by triumphant beastiality."(251) Conrad considered Africa as another world, and Chinua's statement is supported by, "We are told that "Going up that river was like traveling back t ...

(6 pages) 124 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Commentary on Refugee mother and child by Chinua Achebe

True and advanced works of Chinua Achebe, Refugee Mother and Child is a beautiful poem. Chinua Achebe was born in the 1930s in ... efugee Mother and Child is a beautiful poem. Chinua Achebe was born in the 1930s in Ogidi, Nigeria. Chinua wrote this poem after getting inspired by the citizens of the countries which were going thro ... The opening lines grab complete attention of the reader and indulging him completely into the poem.Chinua then moves from the mother and child to the lives of people who are living in the refugee cam ...

(3 pages) 52 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry