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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart


by Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart: Symbols True or False

1. What are the egwugwu? -> Dependence
2. What is the personification of the Umuofia clan? -> Mother of the Spirits
3. What is cold and impotent? -> Water
4. What does the narrator compare to Okonkwo? -> Trees
5. What is a crop grown exclusively by men? -> Yams