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"To Conquer and Subdue" - Okonkwo's Masculinity in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

Löfstedt, Tim (2008)
English Studies
Abstract
This essay examines the masculinity of Okonkwo, the protagonist of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, and how it brings about his undoing, despite the fact that he lives in a conservative society where masculinity is revered.
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@misc{1315379,
  abstract     = {This essay examines the masculinity of Okonkwo, the protagonist of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, and how it brings about his undoing, despite the fact that he lives in a conservative society where masculinity is revered.},
  author       = {Löfstedt, Tim},
  keyword      = {Chinua Achebe,Things Fall Apart,Afica,Afrika i litteraturen,Nigeria,Igbo,gender,masculinity,maskulinitet i litteraturen,manliness,tradition,family,identity,identitet i litteraturen,English language and literature,Engelska (språk och litteratur)},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {"To Conquer and Subdue" - Okonkwo's Masculinity in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart},
  year         = {2008},
}