Study Guide

No Longer At Ease Characters

By Chinua Achebe

Obi Okonkwo

The first chapter opens with Obi Okonkwo's trial; he is being charged with corruption and with...

Clara Okeke

Obi first meets Clara at a dance in England. She is so beautiful that he becomes awkward around...

Isaac Okonkwo

Anybody who read Things Fall Apart will recognize Isaac Okonkwo (called Nwoye before he converted...

Hannah Okonkwo

Hannah Okonkwo is Obi's mother. She is obedient to her husband Isaac's decree that they forsake...

Joseph Okeke

Joseph is Obi's friend and kinsmen. He shows Obi the ropes in Lagos before he leaves for Nigeria,...

Christopher

Christopher is another one of Obi's friends. We don't know much about Christopher except that he...

Mr. William Green

Mr. Green, a civil servant, is something of a contradiction. On the one hand, he doesn't seem to...

Marie Tomlinson

Marie Tomlinson is Mr. Green's secretary. Young, pretty, and European, Marie becomes friends with...