Things fall appart Essay

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Things fall appart



There was a man who dreamed as a child of being well known and respected throughout his
village and neighboring villages. This man, Okonko, worked hard at his goal, and he
achieved it. Okonko, a man with great strength and personality, had achieved his goal to
become rich and famous, a privilege that was unseen before in his family. Although Okonko
reached his goal at an early age, his life began to Fall Apart when tragic episodes took
place. One can see that Okonko’s life first began to fall apart when Ikemefuna, a
captive who stayed at Okonko’s home, was killed. Okonko had thought of Ikemefuna as one of
his own sons. He was deeply saddened when he was killed. One can see the effects on Okonko
from that event. First Okonko was unable to sleep for the following three days. He also
kept on getting drunk, and that was a sign that he was depressed. This incident also had a
long-term effect on Okonko. From then on his family would look at him as if it were his
fault that Ikemefuna is dead. This episode can be seen as an event where Okonko looses
some faith from his family. This corresponds to Okonko loosing faith in his father.
Another important occurrence where one can see that Okonko’s life falls apart was when he
was thrown out of the clan for a few years. From this episode one can see that Okonko’s
hopes dreams have begun to fall apart. His hopes of being a rich and popular individual
had drifted away with this upsetting incident. Okonko had no longer had his farm or
animals. Also Okonko lost faith with most of his friends. This goes to show that Okonko
lost faith with his friends, like his father lost faith with his. Another episode
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