Things Fall Apart

What are some literary devices in Things Fall Apart?

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Metaphor:

“Okonkwo was popularly called the ‘Roaring Flame.’ As he looked into the log fire he recalled the name. He was a flaming fire” (Page 153)

Simile:

“. . . Okonkwo's fame had grown like a bush-fire in the harmattan . . .” (Page 1)

"You drove him to kill himself and now he will be buried like a dog"

Symbols

Tribal Drum- Symbol of Unity

Flashback:

In the beginning of the novel, Okonkwo talks about when he beat Amalinze in a fight.

onomatopoeia

"obeyed without a murmur"

Euphemism

"if he and his men played monkey tricks...."

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Things Fall Apart