Achebe, Chinua. (1994). Things Fall Apart. Anchor; first anchor books edition; 1994
Emecheta, Buchi. (1993). The Joys of Motherhood. George Braziller.
Achebe, Chinua, "Things Fall Apart," (Heinemann, 1996)
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Achebe, Chinua. Anthills of the Savannah. New York, NY: Doubleday, 1988.
Achebe, Chinua. Anthills of the Savannah. New York, NY: Doubleday, 1988. Pg. 91.
The central character, Okonkwo, finds that the interference of the missionaries and English "entrepreuers" disrputed the tribes. "The white man is very clever. He came quietly and peaceably with his religion. We were amused at his foolishness and allowed him to stay. Now he has won our brothers, and our clan can no longer act like one. He has put a knife on the things that held us together and we have fallen apart" (Apart, Chapter 20). For certain behaviors to exist, it is first necessary to rank oneself, or one's culture or race, as superior to another group. This may be subtle or overt; an individual or group, or even an entire State or Country. Common to this theme is the idea of using a group to scapegoat -- to target and use in order to justify action. In Things Fall Apart the African's are dehumanized and seen as nothing more than primitive -- an excuse for the British to subjugate and control.
Booker, M. Keith. (2003). The Chinua Achebe Encyclopedia. New York: Greenwood Press.
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