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Review for TFA
Names from TFA Ani: earth goddess Ekwefi: beaten by Okonkwo for saying the banana tree was not dead. Also shot at by Okonkwo for saying what a bad shot he was. Ezinma: Ekwefi’s only daughter “IS that me?”
Ilo: village square Wrestling match: drums begin at noon, but wrestling at sunset – Real match was last – Two teams of 12 wrestlers – Last match between the two leaders Cheilo: priestess of Oracle of The Hills how is she different in ordinary life? Ezedu: Oldest man in Umuofia. Warns Okonkwo not to help in the killing of Ikemefuna. Twins: considered evil. Placed in forest to die.
Why does Okonkwo kill Ikemefuna? How has he gone against his people and their traditions? How has he gone against himself? How is he juxtaposed with Nwoye in this incident?
Role of women? THey decorate the huts Tell stories Help each other Bride price (does it show value or devaluation of women?) Ekwefi ran away from first husband. What does this tell us about women and their rights?
Chapter 7 Gender roles: 53 Man expected to rule his women and childen What were the different stories men and women told? Which do Nwoye prefer? Who is he like? Who builds the walls and repairs them? Women collect firewood.
For Monday Read Chapters Choose two quotes from chapter 8 and explain their significance Answer questions about egwugwu ceremony Look up vocab words for quiz next Friday
Foreshadowing of Locusts Snapping
Vocabulary 1. Amiss: something is amiss. Some thing is incorrect or wrong. 2. esoteric: mysterious, understanding belongs only to a select few. 3. Submission: complience; yielding to another 4. resignation: acceptance 5. notorious: known for unflattering reasons
White Man Why no toes? Have they seen white men before?
Terms: Foil: character used as contrast to another. Iyi-uwa a special kind of stone that links ogbanje and the spirit world. Only if the iyi is found and destroyed will will child live. Ogbanji: Changling. Spirit child who repeatedly dies and returns to its mother to be reborn. Obierika: friend and foil to Okonkwo
p. 83 Story of Snake What is the moral? Justice-don’t be so quick to accuse others.
Trial:Uzowulo vs. Mgbafo The nine eggwugwu represent one of the nine villages in the clan Ancestral Spirits Evil Forest: I Kill a man on the day that his life is sweetest.” – Why is it sweetest?
Act out pa Class plays egwugwu Evil Forest Uzowulo Odukwe ( Mgbafo’s brother) Mgbafo: (No lines)
Is the verdict Just? What do we learn about their system of justice? – Community is involved – Children belong to man – For the good of the children the woman was returned – Why do the elders think this is case is a trifle?
Story of tortoise How might it foreshadow the arrival of the white man?
What do we learn from Okonwo’s behavior in chapter 11? How is it different from his public face?
Bethrothal (Uri) of Obierika’s daughter Dowry? Action of community when goat gets loose? Singers compliment Okonkwo so does elder.
Chapter 13 Ezeudu’s death 3 titles Explosion of gun: why both male and female? Why was he exiled? Why is compound destroyed? What does Obierika think about at the end of chapter? (P. 125)
Know for test: Check your glossary handout or the back of your book Ani Ibo Chi Obi Iyi-uwa Egwugwu Ogbanji Uri Fadenya Badenya Agbala
Characters to know A. EzinmaG. Tortoise B OkonkwoH. Obierika C. Evil ForestI. Ezeudu D. UnokaJ. Ekwefi E. Ikemefuna F. Nwoye