THINGS FALL APART

THINGS FALL APART
*Make sure that you have a very specific main argument that is clearly stated in the last sentence of your first paragraph.
*Make sure that this argument runs through your entire essay. This argument should try to prove something which is difficult to prove

*The only source that you need for this paper is Things Fall Apart.

Pick one of the following topics:

1. How was competition between people in Ibo society the same or different from competition in modern American capitalist society?

2. How was Ibo traditional religion the same or different from the new Christian religion being brought in by missionaries?

3. Discuss the role of human sacrifice in traditional Ibo society. Was the killing of Ikemefuna a human sacrifice? Discuss the killing of the one-legged old woman in the early years of the village of Umuofia. Why did that killing make Umuofia militarily powerful?