Things Fall Apart
Chapter 22

By Garrett Sullivan
Basic Events
● Reverend James Smith replaces Mr. Brown. And shows his intolerance and
religious extremism towards the igbo...
List of Conflicts
Smith Vs. Bown
Smith Vs. Igbo culture/society
Enoch Vs. Egwugwu
Religion Vs. Religion
Cultural Norms/ Beliefs
That god would not create a cures such as
ogbanje.
The spirits of the dead making noise at night.
...
Terms and Definitions

Egwugwu- Embodiment of ancestral spirits
Ogbanje- Curse of a dead child
Ogwu- Strong People/medicin...
Characters
● Reverend James Smith-Religious fanatic has no
patience for igbo beliefs/culture. Replaces Mr. Brown
● Eroch- ...
Connections to today
People taking too strong or religious views
Not understanding others cultures/beliefs
ignorance
Questions
1. Today, do people take religion too far in order
to convert/ punish those who don't believe the
same? If so, a...
Citations

Egwugwu maskhttp://thingsfallapart11.wikispaces.com/fil
e/view/Igbo_People2.JPG/173853405/Igbo_
People2.JPG
Bac...
Citations

Egwugwu maskhttp://thingsfallapart11.wikispaces.com/fil
e/view/Igbo_People2.JPG/173853405/Igbo_
People2.JPG
Bac...
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  1. 1. Things Fall Apart Chapter 22 By Garrett Sullivan
  2. 2. Basic Events ● Reverend James Smith replaces Mr. Brown. And shows his intolerance and religious extremism towards the igbo way of life. Discredits Mr. Browns ideas. Inspires Hatred. ● Kicked a woman out for refilling wine bottles. ● Enoch de-masks an egwugwu during a ceremony which kills a spirit. ● Next day all egwugwu unite and charge his compound to burn it, they do. ● Then they head to the church. ● They claim to the christians that they need to burn the church as compensation for what Enoch did. ● Smith says you won't burn the church. ● His translator changes it and said that Smith will take care of Enoch. ● They burn it down anyways.
  3. 3. List of Conflicts Smith Vs. Bown Smith Vs. Igbo culture/society Enoch Vs. Egwugwu Religion Vs. Religion
  4. 4. Cultural Norms/ Beliefs That god would not create a cures such as ogbanje. The spirits of the dead making noise at night. A Egwugwu dies if the actors mask is removed. Annual Earth deity ceremony
  5. 5. Terms and Definitions Egwugwu- Embodiment of ancestral spirits Ogbanje- Curse of a dead child Ogwu- Strong People/medicine
  6. 6. Characters ● Reverend James Smith-Religious fanatic has no patience for igbo beliefs/culture. Replaces Mr. Brown ● Eroch- Hes a convert and tries to unmask egwugwu(kill an ancestral spirit) also a sacred Python killer ● Egwugwus*- Burn Eroch’s compound down ● Okeke- Smith’s interpreter ● Ajofia- Leader of Egwugwu
  7. 7. Connections to today People taking too strong or religious views Not understanding others cultures/beliefs ignorance
  8. 8. Questions 1. Today, do people take religion too far in order to convert/ punish those who don't believe the same? If so, any Examples? 2. The people united and burned a compound down after what Enoch did. Were they just in doing so? Was this more of a riot or vigilante justice?
  9. 9. Citations Egwugwu maskhttp://thingsfallapart11.wikispaces.com/fil e/view/Igbo_People2.JPG/173853405/Igbo_ People2.JPG Backgroundhttp://www.learner.org/courses/worldlit/media
  10. 10. Citations Egwugwu maskhttp://thingsfallapart11.wikispaces.com/fil e/view/Igbo_People2.JPG/173853405/Igbo_ People2.JPG Backgroundhttp://www.learner.org/courses/worldlit/media

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