Examples Of Violence In Things Fall Apart

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Rape, incest, molestation, are only a few on the long list of social taboo topics in literature. To many these depictions of violence are too graphic to talk about, or need not to absorb attention for such violent things, yet what this actually does is allow such violent acts toRape, incest, molestation, are only a few on the long list of social taboo topics in literature. To many these depictions of violence are too graphic to talk about, or need not to absorb attention for such violent things, yet what this actually does is allow such violent acts to continue and fester. Darkness can not be vanished if it is never brought into the light. The frequent/recurring instances of violence in Chinua Achebe 's’ Things Fall Apart are an epitome for …show more content…
Most pieces of literature will use violence as a way to help characters manifest their emotions in an observational way. The violence in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart is used to create a story of an intricate and dynamic African village contrary to popular belief. The use of violence helps opens the closed rounds of conversation on very public topics and change what Africa stands as for all its readers. The paradigm shift which is Things Fall Apart is an integral part of what we see and talk about today. The open world we live in today, may have been completely altered if it was not for the works and efforts of books like Things Fall

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