Essays Tagged: "Obi"

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

village life in Things Fall Apart and also an accurate portrayal of the "Culture Shock" that young Obi Okonkwo must have experienced in the novel "No Longer at Ease". In each novel there is conflict ... ow change is present as a theme in Achebes work. We will see how change affects Okonkwo's grandson, Obi Okonkwo. Change focuses again this time, on the changing life of one man and how his British edu ...

(7 pages) 188 1 3.3 Nov/1995

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

Dialog to the book "No longer at ease"

SCENE1:Obi is on his way to his father when he meets an old school matefrom Umofia.OBI:Oh! Hallo Jacob it w ... et.What are you doing here in Umofia?I heard you work for the CivilService in Lagos,I hope it`s fun.Obi:I`m here to visit my dad and mum.It was a long time ago Ivisited them and I have something Impor ... tant to discuss with them.Jacob:Oh I see,what is this important thing that has brought you toUmofia?Obi:Ok the problem is that I have met a girl,her name is Clara.We met at a dance then on the boat-tr ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

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

a new Christian religion in a tribal village of Africa. The tribe has their own language, known as Obi, a dignified culture and a value system that has continued for many years as they trace back int ...

(6 pages) 212 1 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay on Chinea Achebe

Ibo village life in Things Fall Apart and also an accurate portrayal of the Culture Shock that youngObi Okonkwo must have experienced in the novel No Longer at Ease. In each novel there is conflict bo ... how change ispresent as a theme in Achebes work. We will see how change affects Okonkwo'sgrandson, Obi Okonkwo. Change focuses again this time, on the changing lifeof one man and how his British educ ...

(7 pages) 98 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

What Devices has Chinua Achebe employed to make us empathise with Igbo cluture???

xpress what the people value and their way of life. He does this by not changing some words such as obi, egwugwu, chi, ogene and kwenu which are some of the many words he used in Nigerian language. By ...

(4 pages) 66 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Holden purchase. A description of my buying decission process when purchasing a holden astra

d and the hand break was pulled, wrapping the car nicely around a pole. The driver, none other than Obi, was drunk, and the owner of the car, which was me, was on holiday in Pakistan.My trusted car, w ...

(3 pages) 40 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

"Things Fall Apart" - A.C. Achebe: Discuss the following topics in the book.

ociety is paid some respect. This compliance is illustrated by the palm wine ceremony at Nwakibie's obi. Anasi, Nwakibie's wife, had not yet arrived and "the others [other wives] could not drink befor ... hown in the following example: Okonkwo was forced to leave his home and his property was destroyed. Obierika did not understand why this was necessary and their religion did not answer his questions. ...

(7 pages) 98 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Savage Gardens

author Chinua Achebe relates this in his short story "Dead Men's Path". The main character Michael Obi directly affects he tone and conclusion of this story through his own misguided actions and beli ... affects he tone and conclusion of this story through his own misguided actions and beliefs.Michael Obi is chosen as the new Headmaster of Ndume Central School. The school is positioned among the vill ...

(2 pages) 288 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Puck's Diary

rn flower which could make two people fall in love, to make Titania fall in love with an ass.I told Obi that I could go around the world in forty minutes.Oh he just believed me"¦I love when I d ... n of the flower.It isn't far, It can be found in a place close to Athens.When I brought the flower, Obi told me that I should also use the juice on a young Athenian man to make him love a girl who lov ...

(2 pages) 436 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The elders of things fall apar

Ezeudu, Obierika, and Uchendu are respected elders in their villages in the story, Things Fall Apart. Achebe ... that results in the seven-year exile from Umufia. Prior to, during and after Okonkwo's exile Obierika plays a huge part to the strength of Umufia as well as Okonkwo. As a man of title, Obierika ... le, Obierika passes the most knowledge and character definement of the three focuses of this paper. Obierika is the Okonkwo's best friend and therefore, is always looking out for Okonkwo's best intere ...

(2 pages) 969 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Ona

razy about Ona because, unlike the other women, she is not submissive as she was the daughter chief Obi Umunna. The cultural theme in the story is that man enjoys hunting, taming and conquering even i ... rom the onset of the story we learn that Agbadi proposes marriage to Ona. Since Ona's father, Chief Obi Umunna, had no sons, he raised Ona to be very assertive and assume what is considered boylike tr ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Foolish Pride Of An Educated Man

's Path," Chinua Achebe tells a story of an egotistical and uncompromising headmaster named Michael Obi. Michael believes he is a very educated man. He attempts to transform a school into his vision o ...

(1 pages) 420 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Chinua Achebe's novel is no longer at ease ,Tittle with the content

ppropriate title for Chinua Achebe s' novel, No longer at ease.No longer at ease is the story about Obi Okonkwo and his parents who are against of Obis' marriage to the outcaste girl, Clara.The title ... tand one another or things fall apart.The title reflects the discomfort felt by the main character, Obi Okonkwo. The theme of the novel is all about prejudice against an "Osu"Clara.Things were no long ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry