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things fall apart

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Things Fall ApartCharacter Analysis

1. Choose a character:OkonkwoNwoyeEzinma

2. Upload a photo of a celebrity who you think best represents the character.

3. Choose a traditional Ibo artifact mentioned in the book (e.g. musical instrument, tool, ritual) that you think represents the character. Upload a picture and explain in a few lines how this item fits the character.

6. Choose 3 quotes from the book that illustrate your character’s relationship with one of the other characters from the list. Give a paragraph summary in your own words of their relationship, incorporating the quotes (with parenthetical citation).

7. Pretend you are yourcharacter and write a paragraph from his/her point of view about what the biggest problem he/she has to deal with throughout the book is. Address how he/she deals with it and how he/she could deal with it differently.

4. Choose a scene from Part I that embodies who your character was at the beginning of the book. Describe the scene in your own words (paraphrase) in a brief paragraph, and add your own analysis about what the scene shows about your character. Include page numbers for where your scene occurs.

GRADING 7 pts -- Actor & symbol + explanation7 pts -- Part 1 scene paraphrasing & analysis7 pts -- Part 2 scene paraphrasing & analysis7 pts -- Relationship analysis + quote incorporation7 pts -- Character problem, consequences + alternative solutions, consequences10 pts -- Summary of & personal reaction to Ibo society changes5 pts -- Grammar, mechanics, MLA style

5. Choose a scene from Part 2 that embodies who your character is at the end of the book. Describe the scene in your own words in a brief paragraph, and add your own analysis about what the scene shows about your character AND HOW HE/SHE HAS CHANGED. Include page numbers for where your scene occurs.

8. Discuss in 1 or 2 paragraphs 3 significant changes to Ibo society that resulted from Europeans settling among them. Explain whether you think these were positive, neutral, or negative changes and why you feel that way. (You do not have to feel the same way about all 3 changes.) Be sure to thoroughly establish, with paraphrased and/or quoted citations how the Ibo society was before AND how it ended up.

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