Africa 50 Years After "Things Fall Apart"
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to connect Achebe's statements in the interview to the novel's themes and historical context
Common Core Standards:
As a class, watch the short video "Achebe Discusses Africa 50 Years After 'Things Fall Apart'" (video is approximately 9 minutes long.) The video can be accessed at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHF_w0gkyiI
In the video, Achebe says that he wanted to write about "contact, conflict, and conversation" between cultures.
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