History Literature / ThingsFallApart

15th Apr '18 6:25:23 PM Titus88
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* TheFundamentalist: Reverend Smith. Perhaps unsurprisingly, he is portrayed negatively compared to the other missionaries.
20th Sep '17 1:51:54 PM ixfd64
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* ShootTheMessenger: Played straight when Okonkwo beheads one of the Christian messengers.
3rd Mar '17 7:09:51 PM dlchen145
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* AbusiveParent: Okonkwo and possibly the other tribesmen. See DeliberateValuesDissonance below.

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* AbusiveParent: Okonkwo and possibly the other tribesmen. See DeliberateValuesDissonance below.
17th Jan '17 7:39:30 PM Awsamazing
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* DownerEnding: [[Okonkwo commits suicide, and the traditional Igbo way of life is dying with the arrival of the English.]]

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* DownerEnding: [[Okonkwo [[spoiler:Okonkwo commits suicide, and the traditional Igbo way of life is dying with the arrival of the English.]]
2nd Jan '17 11:54:13 AM dlchen145
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* BewareTheQuietOnes: One of the Igbo folk legends has this as it's morals.

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* BewareTheQuietOnes: One of the Igbo folk legends has this as it's morals.its moral.



* DomesticAbuse: Okonkwo regularly beats his wives and children even his favorite ones. Even the rest of the village is uneasy about this.
* [[spoiler:DownerEnding: Okonkwo commits suicide, and the traditional Igbo way of life is dying with the arrival of the English.]]

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* DomesticAbuse: Okonkwo regularly beats his wives and children children, even his favorite ones. Even the rest of the village is uneasy about this.
* [[spoiler:DownerEnding: Okonkwo DownerEnding: [[Okonkwo commits suicide, and the traditional Igbo way of life is dying with the arrival of the English.]]



* SelfFulfillingProphecy: At one point Okonkwo and two of his friends discuss how one village in the region had been entirly [[KillEmAll wiped out]] by white men. That village recieved a prophecy that a strange man would bring about their ruin, so when they saw a white man approach them peacefully they siezed and killed him then and there. That man's three friends later find out what happened, so [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge they and several native mercenaries surround the villlage market during an important holiday and kill everyone inside]]. Okonkwo believed that the village deserved its fate because they killed a man without even letting him speak first.

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* SelfFulfillingProphecy: At one point Okonkwo and two of his friends discuss how one village in the region had been entirly entirely [[KillEmAll wiped out]] by white men. That village recieved received a prophecy that a strange man would bring about their ruin, so when they saw a white man approach them peacefully peacefully, they siezed and killed him then and there. him. That man's three friends later find out what happened, so [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge they and several native mercenaries surround the villlage village market during an important holiday and kill everyone inside]]. Okonkwo believed that the village deserved its fate because they killed a man without even letting him speak first.
15th Nov '16 1:33:54 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* SelfFulfillingProphecy: At one point Okonkwo and two of his friends discuss how one village in the region had been entirly [[KillEmAll wiped out]] by white men. That village recieved a prophecy that a strange man would bring about their ruin, so when they saw a white man approach them peacefully they siezed and killed him then and there. That man's three friends later find out what happened, so [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge they and several native mercenaries surround the villlage market during an important holiday and kill everyone inside]]. Okonkwo believed that the village deserved it's fate because they killed a man without even letting him speak first.

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* SelfFulfillingProphecy: At one point Okonkwo and two of his friends discuss how one village in the region had been entirly [[KillEmAll wiped out]] by white men. That village recieved a prophecy that a strange man would bring about their ruin, so when they saw a white man approach them peacefully they siezed and killed him then and there. That man's three friends later find out what happened, so [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge they and several native mercenaries surround the villlage market during an important holiday and kill everyone inside]]. Okonkwo believed that the village deserved it's its fate because they killed a man without even letting him speak first.
13th Oct '16 12:45:40 AM Timjames98
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* BewareTheQuietOnes: One of the Igbo folk legends has this as it's morals.
13th Oct '16 12:43:41 AM Timjames98
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* SelfFulfillingProphecy: At one point Okonkwo and two of his friends discuss how one village in the region had been entirly [[KillEmAll wiped out]] by white men. That village recieved a prophecy that a strange man would bring about their ruin, so when they saw a white man approach them peacefully they siezed and killed him then and there. That man's three friends later find out what happened, so [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge they and several native mercenaries surround the villlage market during an important holiday and kill everyone inside]]. Okonkwo believed that the village deserved it's fate because they killed a man without even letting him speak first.
8th Oct '16 8:55:34 AM MitchellProductions
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* RatedMForManly: Invoked with Okonkwo.


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* WackyParentSeriousChild: Unoka and Okonkwo.
1st Oct '16 3:47:25 PM dlchen145
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* BerserkButton: For Okonkwo, laziness and associating with anything "un-manly".


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* HairTriggerTemper: It doesn't take much to anger Okonkwo.
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