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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

by Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Things Fall Apart? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What are the egwugwu?


Dependence
Culture
Fear
Family
Dreams
Q. What is the personification of the Umuofia clan?


Brother of the Jungle
Cousin of the Winter
Sister of the Gods
Mother of the Spirits
Father of the Lake
Q. What is cold and impotent?


Fire
Ice
Ash
Water
Flowers
Q. What does the narrator compare to Okonkwo?


Fire
Water
Spirits
Snakes
Trees
Q. What is a crop grown exclusively by men?


Peas
Yams
Tomatoes
Garlic
Potatoes
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