Nwoye in Things Fall Apart: Character Analysis & Quotes


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What does Okonkwo do whenever Nwoye makes a mistake?

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1. Nwoye loves the _____ of the women over those of the men.

2. What is one of the major events that causes Nwoye to lose faith in the customs and beliefs of the village?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will use this quiz and worksheet set to see how much you know about Nwoye, his personality, his beliefs, and his role in Things Fall Apart. If you want to pass the quiz, be prepared to answer questions about topics such as the events that cause Nwoye to lose faith in his village's customs and beliefs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you use this quiz and worksheet, you will assess your understanding of:

  • Okonkwo's reaction when Nwoye makes a mistake
  • Nwoye's preference for the feminine over the masculine
  • Events that led to Nwoye losing faith in the customs and beliefs of his village
  • Nwoye's estrangement from his father and village

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills with this quiz and worksheet combo:

  • Making connections - understand how significant events in Nwoye's life led to his lack of faith in the customs and beliefs of his village
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about Nwoye's alienation from his father and village from the related lesson
  • Information recall - access your new knowledge of Nwoye's preference for feminine aspects of his village culture over masculine elements

Additional Learning

To further your understanding of Nwoye, check out the lesson titled: Nwoye in Things Fall Apart: Character Analysis & Quotes. It delves into the following objectives:

  • Examine Nwoye's personality and how it relates to his relationship with his father
  • Discover how Nwoye's personal beliefs differ from those traditionally held by his father and village
  • Identify the ways Nwoye changed his preferences in order to please his father
  • Explore Nwoye's rejection of the traditional culture and beliefs in his village