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The title of Things Fall Apart goes along with the story becauseOkonkwo his family and Umuofia all fall apart by the end of the storyHis family starts to fall apart after Okonkwo accidentally kills a youngboy Life changes for Okonkwo and his family when they have to move tothe Mbanta Life for the people of Umuofia changed greatly after thisWhen Okonkwo comes back to his village life is very different from theway they used to be Okonkwos father was often referred to as a woman because his actionsdidnt prove to be a man For his father to be referred as a woman was amajor insult Growing up Okonkwo progresses a phobia of becoming hisfather and he does everything is his power not to With this phobiacame an offensive stubbornness Okonkwo maybe unquestionably animportant member of Umuofian society but he is not a typicaldemonstrative of that society His peoples usual idea of accomplishmentis seen to be constructed of a difficult but yet strong spiritualculture They are able to deal in traditional ways with any challengethat may arouse in the nature and in human experiences Okonkwo and hispeople are used to death of others However when Ezeudu dies it is animportant event Ezeudu had been one of the oldest men in the village He had achieved three titles in his life and was a lord of the land His funeral befitted a noble warriorthe shouting and the firing ofguns the beating of drums and the brandishing and clanging of machetesincreased 122-123 The noise of the funeral is getting louder andlouder because the men are firing their guns to salute Ezeudu Thenfrom the center of the delirious fury came a cry of agony and shoutsof horrorOkonkwos gun had exploded and a piece of iron had piercedthe boys heart 124 The boy is the son of Ezeudu with a gun andhad missed fired and shot a boy in the heart Even though Okonkwo
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