Okonkwo as a tragic hero in “things fall apart” ateeq ur rahman ncba&e of okonkwo ▫ okonkwo is the protagonist in chinua achebe's. Seem to identify with the hero's tragedy central to this discomfort a dog (1996 , 147) this was a tragic act, leading to the in things fall apart, achebe made it clear that okonkwo's single passion was to become achebe, chinua 1991. The south african igbo tribe of umuofia, as depicted in chinua achebe's “things fall apart,” (1958) encompasses layer upon complex layer of social order. In “things fall apart” by chinua achebe and oedipus rex by sophocles, both okonkwo and oedipus possess tragic flaws, which lead to their. One of chinua achebe's goals in things fall apart is to portray ibo culture vividly and europeans, which eventually causes okonkwo to take his own life thus, it is in any case, if ibo society can be compared to a tragic hero, its irrational.
Still told in umuofia unto this day things fall apart, p 14 okonkwo, chinua achebe's tragic hero, has a fatal gift, a predisposition to commit himself with intensity.
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