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Cenizas

Como podrás imaginar, la ceniza es impotente, fría y sin vida. Okonkwo conecta la ceniza con la castración. No solo Okonkwo compara a su propio hijo, Nwoye con la ceniza, sino que los mensajeros de la corte también son llamados "Asentaderas de ceniza", que es un comentario referente a sus pantalones cortos, pero también acerca de su masculinidad.

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