Literary Analysis: Character Analysis Of Nwoye's Things Fall Apart

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Literary Analysis: character analysis Nwoye response to the cultural collision to western ideas into his culture was immensely puzzling and eventually changes his life within his own culture. If a culture that contradicts one other culture came to be ,what would happen to one's culture. Nwoye faces that same problem in the book ,“Things Fall Apart”, he faces denial in his own religion and finds aspiration in a another, he deprived his family and tribe of his trust and gain respect to the westerners. Nwoye perspective of the westerners culture, and the help of his father temper causes him to change his response to his own religion and causes him to transfer himself to the new westerners culture. He manages to end his relationship
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His name was Nwoye, Okonkwo’s first son. It was not the mad logic of the Trinity that captivated him. He did not understand it., Nwoye’s callow mind was greatly puzzled. “. This show that nwoye was confused on they were saying but was confused enough to be interested to learn more about this new culture that did not seem observe to Nwoye young mind. It put an image in his head that he couldn't shake off and he clearly didn't want to shake it off this image of hope. In page 150 ,” on the following sunday, nwoye passed and repassed the little red-earth and thatch building without summoning enough courage to enter, He heard the voice of singing and although it came from a handful of men it was loud and confident.” Nwoye was finding every way to go and build up his courage to join this group but he feared his father and thus he couldn't build up his courage, in fear of his life and what his father would do when he finds out about his visits . At the end Nwoye curiosity got the best of him and gets the best of his …show more content…
In page 151 and 152 “ where have you been?” he stammered. Nwoye struggled to free himself from the choking grip.” Answer me.” roared Okonkwo, “ before i kill you!” He seized a heavy stick that lay on the dwarf wall and hit him two or three savage blows. “Answer me! He roared again.Nwoye stood looking at him and did not say a word. The women were screaming outside, afraid to go in.” This show that Nwoye and his father relationship changes drastically in a bad way causing Nwoye relationship with the men to escalate. His interest for the western ideas also causes him to not to ever see his father again because of his hold against him and his family. In page 147“but he was happy to leave his father.” His hate was strong , that he would never come back to see his father ever again, but only to come for his family and convert them to the new religion.Nwoye use to respect him but with fear causing that rage outbreak to put Nwoye feeling towards him to die

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