Things Fall Apart

How would Okonkwo's rule of his household be interpreted in Western culture?

chapter two

Asked by
Last updated by Aslan
Answers 1
Add Yours

Okonkwo would be thought as an abusive autocratic jerk. He ruled through fear and violence. He took whatever he felt and treated his family like slaves. That, of course, is the western perspective. The Igbo cultural perspective is very different.