Colonialism in "Things Fall Apart"
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The paper examines how, in "Things Fall Apart", Chinua Achebe describes the deleterious consequences of colonialism on the social, economic, and religious institutions of African society and its people. The paper looks at Achebe's treatment of Umuofia religious and cultural traditions to underscore the differences between indigenous African society and that of the European colonial powers. The paper highlights the inflexible religious, social, and political systems that are problems inherent in the Umuofia society as well as in European society.
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