Premium Content The Release of African Culture on the World
By Michael Alexander MacGill - April 03, 2007
In the novel Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe uses Okonkwo's story to elaborate a deeper, more comprehensive understanding of the cultural values of African tribes. Achebe wrote Things Fall Apart as a rebuttal to Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. Thus, Achebe uses the book to contrast European perception of African culture with reality. The novel…
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