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* FreudWasRight: There are several passages describing yam farming as a manly task, for men only. Take a look at a [[http://i.imgur.com/KsWOs.jpg Nigerian yam]] and see where we're going with this.
* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Okonkwo is meant to come off as a tragic character, but many readers found his {{Jerkass}} behavior made him too unlikable to sympathize with, so this was lost to them.
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