Things Fall Apart

Things Fall apart Question

The various events surrounding Ikemefuna's death are told from several different points of view: how do these shifts in point of view complicate our responses to the event?

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We certainly get the horrifying details of his death. We understand the revulsion around it but Achebe makes sure we understand what part of Okonkwo's very flawed character justifies it. We also see Okonkwo's intense internal conflicts around this.