Ezinma in Things Fall Apart


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The novel Things Fall Apart is set in what African country?

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1. In the novel Things Fall Apart, what is an ogbanje?

2. In the novel Things Fall Apart, who is Ezinma's mother?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can use this quiz and worksheet to gauge how well you understand Ezinma and her role in Things Fall Apart. If you plan on passing the quiz, make sure to know topics like the definition of ogbanje and the setting.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize these educational resources to check your knowledge of:

  • Setting of Things Fall Apart
  • Ezinma's mother
  • Okonkwo's opinion of Ezinma and its significance
  • Definition of ogbanje
  • Ezinma's refusal to marry during the family's exile

Skills Practiced

You will be practicing these skills as you work through the quiz and worksheet:

  • Making connections - understand what caused Okonkwo to form his current opinion of Ezinma
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can define key phrases, such as ogbanje, correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge that you have gained regarding the setting of Things Fall Apart

Additional Learning

If you are interested in learning more about this key character, check out the lesson titled Ezinma in Things Fall Apart. It focuses on these objectives:

  • Discover Ezinma's early life and how it impacted her parents
  • Examine Ezinma's relationships with her mother
  • Explore the ways Ezinma leaves an impression on her father
  • Identify how Ezinma's strangeness impacted her family