Things Fall Apart Characters Essay Research Paper — страница 3

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motherland offers him, or he will risk angering the dead, especially his mother, who is buried in Mbanta. He reminds Okonkwo that he himself has suffered in his life. All but one of his six wives are dead, and he has buried twenty-two children in his life. Uchendu is a peaceful, compromising man, unlike Okonkwo who acts rashly without thinking. Unoka – Unoka is Okonkwo’s father. By the standards of the clan, he is a coward and a spendthrift. He never took a single title in his life. He borrowed money from his clansmen, and rarely repaid his debts. He feared the sight of blood, so he never became a warrior. Moreover, he died of an abominable illness. From early childhood, Okonkwo was ashamed of his father.