Okonkwo's Brutal Personality In Things Fall Apart

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In Things Fall Apart, the author uses Okonkwo’s brutal personality to create elaborate relationships between him and other characters. Throughout the book Okonkwo is seen as a strong and fearless leader in his family, and also in his village. Okonkwo’s biggest issue is his fear of portraying any weakness and he does everything possible to avoid it, sometimes taking things too far to do so. Okonkwo and Obierika are best of friends in throughout Things Fall Apart, which allows Obierika to acts as a conscience for Okonkwo. Obierika provides guidance and advice for Okonkwo when he strays in his actions and brings him back to reality.
In Things Fall Apart, Okonkwo is a character that shows qualities that are in contrast with the qualities of Obierika
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