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In many of the stories that we have done this semester women are treated like dirt They are used as slaves they do nothing but chores and they are uncared for by there husbands Things Fall Apart No one writes to the Colonel Who Cares The Shroud and The Unwanted are all stories where men are strong and women are weak in all aspects of life The authors of all these stories show us how women are only valued for there services such as cooking cleaning and laundry which some are forced into doing such as in the story Who Cares Women are not only forced into doing chores theyre also forced into marriage Chinua Achebe is the only author that assigns important roles to the women found in his story but the women in his story are still treated with no respect at all The women in Things Fall Apart are used primarily for chores around the house and for childbirth The women in Okonkwos tribe are seen as inferior in life mind and body Men are seen as strong beings who have no emotion no fear and are eager to kill After Okonkwo kills Ikemefuna he returns home feeling very distraught When did you become a shivering old woman he asks himself you who are known in all the nine villages for your valor in war How can a man who has killed five men in battle fall to pieces because he has added a boy to their number Okonkwo you have become a woman indeed He feels that he has become a woman because he is feeling remorse and sorrow
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