Reading Inventory

 

Describe the following:
Umuofia
Okokwo
Ikemefuna
Nwoye
Obierika
the Oracle
Ezinma
Ekwefi
Ndulue
Ozoemena
Unoka

ELD

1. Why is Okonkwo’s defeat of Amalinze the Cat such a great achievement?
2. Describe Okonkwo.
3. What does Unoka do with his money?
4. What is the harmattan?
5. Why does Unoka sing to the kites?
6. Why does Unoka enjoy playing music for the egwugwu, or the masqueraders who impersonate the ancestral spirits of the village?
7. What is the meaning of the proverb “He who brings kola brings life”? (p. 5)
8. Why is Okonkwo ashamed of his father, Unoka?
9. Compare Okonkwo with his father.
10. Why is Ikemefuna offered to the village of Umuofia?

Ch. 2

1. How does Okonkwo display his fierce and warlike nature at important occasions in the village?
2. Why is Ikemefuna selected by the people of Mbaino to serve as the peace sacrifice for Umuofia?
3. Okonkwo is very strong and rarely feels tired. How would you describe Okonkwo’s three wives and children?
4. Why is Nwoye developing into a sad-faced youth?
5. Which one of Okonkwo’s wives is the most afraid of him and why?
6. Why is Okonkwo so strict swith his family?
7. Why is Okonkwo asked to become Ikemefuna’s guardian?

Ch. 3
1. Why is Nwakibie considered a successful man in Igbo society?”
2. What is the meaning of the proverb “A toad does not run in the daytime for nothing”? (p. 15)
3. Why does Okonkwo laugh uneasily at the story of Obiako and the oracle?
4. Why is sharecropping a slow way to build up a barn?
5. Give two examples of how Okonkwo tries to save his yams during the drought.
6. What does Okonkwo learn through the drought and poor harvest?



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Vocabulary

Ch. 2 Audio

Things Fall Apart Characters
Okonkwo
Unoka
Okoye
Ikemefuna

Things Fall Apart Vocabulary

1. prowess
2. mirth
3. incapable
4. achievement
5. incredible
6. proverb
7. spectators
8. coward
9. severe
10. revered

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