1.) Mr.Brown leaves because of his health
2.)Reverend James Smith Replaces Mr.Brown, he demands complete
obedience to the bible, he does not agree with how Mr.Brown ran things
3.)Enoch, a convent unmasks a man who represents an ancestor, is hidden
in the church (This act is equivalent to killing an ancestral spirit)
4.)Other men dressed as ancestors come burn down the church
List of Conflicts
1.) Villagers vs. Church
2.) Mr.Smith and Enoch vs. Villagers
1.) Sermons, held on Sundays
2.)Annual ceremony held in honor of earth
Terms and Definitions
ogbanje- wicked child who is born and then
dies to only re-enter the mothers body
egwugwu- men who dress themselves as
Connections to Today
1.)Burning of buildings in protest of something
Mr.Brown- needs to leave because of health issues
(missionary, tries to make relationship between
villagers, and christians)
Reverend James Smith- replaces Mr.Brown, tries to
protect Enoch, he is very strict and intolerant man
Enoch- A convert, looks for conflict unmasking a scared
egwugwu at a public ceremony
If you were the interpreter would you have lied and told
the villagers something else then what Mr.Smith said, or
would of you told the truth? Why?
Do you agree with the villagers burning down the church?
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