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Things Fall Apart: A Killer Text Guide



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1. Introduction

2. Short Summary of the Text

3. Context and Background Information

  • Who was Chinua Achebe?
  • Colonial Nigeria
  • Nigerian Independence

4. Author’s Views and Values

5. Textual Features

  • Genre: Tragedy
  • Literary Period: Postcolonialism
  • Narrative Structure
  • Narrative Voice
  • Language

6. Chapter Summaries and Analysis

  • Part One
  • Part Two
  • Part Three

7. Themes Analysis

  • Core Theme: Tradition and Change
  • A Full and Fair Representation of Ibo Traditional Life
  • Masculinity and Rigidity
  • Clash of Cultures
  • Colonial Domination
  • Fate

8. Different Interpretations and Lenses

9. Sample A+ Essays (Fully Annotated)

  • Theme-Based Essay Prompt
  • Character-Based Essay Prompt
  • How-Based Essay Prompt
  • Metalanguage-Based Essay Prompt
  • Quote-Based Essay Prompt

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