Who is Akueke in Things Fall Apart?


Who is Akueke in Things Fall Apart?

Things Fall Apart

Chinua Achebe employs the theme of marriage in Things Fall Apart; it is a significant milestone in the Igbo culture. In the Igbo tribe, marriage is a business transaction between families as well as the bride and the groom. Love is not the primary reason for marriage in the Igbo tribe. For instance, if a man is too poor to take on a wife, the bride-to-be's father can decline a man's request for his daughter's hand in marriage.

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