Okonkwo in Things Fall Apart: Character Analysis & Quotes


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What is a protagonist in literature?

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1. What is 'chi' in Things Fall Apart?

2. What happens to Okonkwo at the end of Things Fall Apart?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments will help you see how much you know about Okonkwo, the protagonist in Things Fall Apart. You'll be asked about his fate and his relationships with other characters, among other topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Your knowledge of the following will be tested:

  • Ikemefuna's murderer
  • Okonkwo's actions at the end of the book
  • Okonkwo's feelings towards his father
  • The concept of chi

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what happens to Okonkwo at the end of Things Fall Apart
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the main character from Achebe's text
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the term protagonist as it is used in literature

Additional Learning

Okonkwo in Things Fall Apart: Character Analysis & Quotes is a lesson that will take a closer look at this character and the book itself. The covered objectives include:

  • Know how Okonkwo gets his start
  • Define foreshadow
  • Review Okonkwo's characteristics