Igbo Culture in Things Fall Apart: Examples & Quotes


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Which of the following is an aspect of Igbo culture, as described in Things Fall Apart?

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1. What tradition in Things Fall Apart helps shed light on Okonkwo's reaction to Nwoye leaving?

2. In Things Fall Apart, who is buried in the Evil Forest?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

On this quiz and worksheet combo, you can find questions about aspects of Igbo culture. You will be asked about their traditions and how they use the Evil Forest.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the subjects listed below during this quiz and worksheet:

  • The character most affected by traditions
  • Those buried in the Evil Forest
  • A tradition that explains Okonkwo's reaction to Nwoye leaving
  • Okonkwo's broken tradition

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - see how culture shapes the events of the story
  • Reading comprehension - ensure you have followed the plot of the story
  • Knowledge application - utilize your understanding of the story to answer questions about the Evil Forest

Additional Learning

To learn more, check out the lesson titled Igbo Culture in Things Fall Apart: Examples & Quotes. The lesson contains topics including the following:

  • Polytheistic religion
  • Family and farming
  • Christianity and the Evil Forest
  • Ekwefi's children