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C tfa 18

  1. 1. Things Fall Apart Ch 18 Evan Anctil
  2. 2. Events • • • • Mr Kiaga rescues two twins from the bush • • • • A man kills a sacred python Converts are beaten in the village White men build a government in Mbanta Mr Kiaga accepts all outcasts even if it means he loses converts from his church Mbanta holds a meeting about what should be done, the church is outcast Mr Kiaga wants his church cleaned for easter Women are denied access to stream, red earth, and chalk quarry
  3. 3. Conflicts • Converts vs Outcasts • Okonkwo vs Mbanta • Church vs Mbanta o o o person vs person person vs person person vs society
  4. 4. Cultural Norms • • • Outcasts and their children are segregated from the clans, they live near the Great Shrine, and their mark is long, tangled hair If someone is to accidentally kill a python, they make up for it by giving great offerings to the gods The people of the clans do not fight for their gods
  5. 5. Terms & Definitions • • efulefu - worthless man osu - outcast
  6. 6. Connections to today • • • If people act strange today they are considered taboo If someone breaks the law they can be fined The Mormon faith
  7. 7. Characters • • • • Mr Kiaga - rescues and takes care of twins, remains firm with accepting outcasts to his church, confronts Mbanta about being ostracized Mr Brown - white missionary Okonkwo - goes to Mbanta meeting, things the church should be forced out of the clan instead of ostracized Okoli - kills python, becomes sick and dies
  8. 8. Questions 1. What will become of the church and its followers? 2. What affect will the white man's government have on the clans?

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