Things Fall Apart: A Killer Text Guide
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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
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
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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