Globalization And Colonialism In Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

1244 Words 5 Pages
In Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, the Igbo experienced colonialism by the Europeans has deeply affected the Igbo’s lives in terms of changes in politic, social-culture and economic. After the 19th Century, post-colonial countries, including what is Nigeria now, are in the era of globalization, which is neither neo-colonialism nor imperialism, because there are significant differences between colonialism in Things Fall Apart and globalization in modern era. One of the political changes in the novel is before the Europeans colonize the Igbo; the legislature of the Igbo individuals is firmly identified with their religious convictions. While numerous nations have embraced an arrangement of the division of chapel and state, the Ibo individuals construct their administration with respect to the divine beings. For instance, when Okonkwo incidentally slaughtered a high school aged kid in Things Fall Apart (Achebe, pg. 124), the seniors were the ones who acted to uphold the …show more content…
The public also have their rights to access to new and different social culture and entertainment from every corner of the world, thus, having a better understanding of other countries’ values and attitudes which can leads to less generalizations and confusions about other individuals and societies. With better knowledge and understanding of other cultures, it also can create people to have the ability to convey and guard one 's qualities and goals globally. Knowledge brought by the Europeans has lead the Igbo questioned about their own religion, thus, Europeans successfully converted them. With the advance technology in the era of globalization, people now have a better understanding other religions and cultures throughout the

Related Documents