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Sites about Things Fall Apart

by Chinua Achebe

When white men arrive in a Nigerian village, order is disrupted and one of foremost village men is destroyed by his inability to adapt to the new order.

Characters: Okonkwo
Keywords: Africa, Nigeria, Ibo, culture, suicide

Critical sites about Things Fall Apart

Chinua Achebe & Things Fall Apart
Short introductory material to Things Fall Apart.
Contains: Plot Summary, Content Analysis
From: Postimperial and Postcolonial Literature in English
Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart
This site contains an encyclopedic list of characters, places, and concepts from the novel, as well as a lengthy list of study questions for each chapter, and a few useful links.
Contains: Character Analysis, Content Analysis,
Author: Chris Renaud
Chinua Achebe: Things Fall Apart Study Guide
Chapter by chapter study guide, including comments and questions. Also includes links to more resources on Achebe and the novel itself.
Contains: Character Analysis, Content Analysis
Author: Paul Brians
From: Course Materials, Including Study Guides to Various Works http://www.wsu.edu:8001/~brians/guides_index.html
Reading and Study Questions: Things Fall Apart (1958)
http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum211/achebe.htm#Reading and Study Questions
A thoughtful, descriptive study guide on the novel, part of an excellent page on the author.
Contains: Character Analysis, Content Analysis, Bibliography
Author: Cora Agatucci
Translating Cultures? Towards a Rhetoric of Cross-Cultural Communication
“This article addresses the process of cultural translation in the context of reading post-colonial literatures” with reference to Achebe’s Things Fall Apart and No Longer At Ease.
Contains: Content Analysis
Author: Tobias Doring

Other (non-critical) sites about Things Fall Apart

Reading Group Guide: Things Fall Apart
Discussion questions for the work.
Contains: Content Analysis

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013