Things Fall Apart

What imagery does Achebe used to illustrate how Nwoye felt after hearing the missionary's message?

Chapter 16

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~ He felt their message in the "marrow" of his bones.

~ "Brothers who sat in darkness and fear."

~ "...twins crying in the bush..."

~ "The words of the hymn were like the drops of frozen rain malting on the dry palate of the panting earth."

~ His soul is is "parched," thirsty.


Things Fall Apart