Okonkwo A Great Warrior In Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

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In the book “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe. Okonkwo was a strong man and weak at the end. Okonkwo was a great wrestler and a great warrior. Okonkwo was a strong father towards his family. After what Okonkwo did to Ikemefuna it showed how Okonkwo expressed himself. Okonkwo was getting ready for war. Okonkwo wasn’t strong at the end when no one had his back it leads him to his fate. Now I’m going to talk about how Okonkwo was a great wrestler and a great warrior.

Okonkwo was the greatest wrestler in all 9 villages also he was a great warrior. Okonkwo gains his fame and respect because he had beaten the cat in wrestling. (Achebe, 3) Okonkwo wrestling made the village look good because he beat the cat who was never beaten in 7 years. Since Okonkwo beat the cat it brought him more fame and respect than he had before. Okonkwo was a great warrior and he was already one of the greatest men of his time. (Achebe, 8) Since Okonkwo was a great warrior it brought him honor. The thing that made Okonkwo a great warrior was that he was a brave person. Therefore Okonkwo was a great warrior and he was also a great father.
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Okonkwo ruled his household with a heavy hand. (Achebe, 13) You sometimes have to rule your household with a head hand to show them what’s right from wrong. Okonkwo had to put them in check since he ruled his household with a heavy hand. Okonkwo is like that because he has one passion and it’s to hate everything that his father loved because his father was a lazy man that’s why he is so hard on his wives and children because he doesn’t want them to be like his father. (Achebe, 13) Okonkwo is doing a right thing there because his father was a lazy guy and he doesn’t want that to happen to his family. Here’s an example if your dad or mom is strict with you it means that they love you. However, you know that Okonkwo was a good father he showed his expressions after what he did to

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