Study Guide

Arrow of God Characters

By Chinua Achebe

Ezeulu

Ezeulu's pride motivates him throughout Arrow of God. He's the chief priest of Ulu, the god that...

Nwaka

Nwaka is Ezeulu's nemesis. Every time we see Nwaka in Arrow of God, he's challenging Ulu or...

T.K. Winterbottom

Winterbottom is old-school British military: dutiful, patriotic, and obedient to commands from...

Obika

Obika is Ezeulu's son and is an irresponsible young man who drinks too much and acts impulsively....

Oduche

Oduche, Ezeulu's next to youngest son, is proud to be his father's "eyes and ears" in the white...

Edogo

Edogo seems like a good-hearted man. He loves his wife and his child and worries about their...

Tony Clarke

Tony Clarke starts out with some progressive ideas about colonialism in Africa. He feels the call...

Moses Unachukwu

Moses Unachukwu is the first Christian in Umuaro. Having spent several years on a mission station...

Mr. Wright

Mr. Wright provides a great contrast with Mr. Clarke and Captain Winterbottom. As a fellow...