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    Things Fall Apart - Chinua Achebe

    Essential Questions:

    • Why is it important to give attention to others' stories?


    Topics Worth Discussing:  Values, Identity, Fear, Expectations, Success,  Weakness vs. Strength, Community, Power, Responsibility, Legacy,  Mascuility, Social Structures, Colonization, Disappointment


    Themes of Things Fall Apart:


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    Additional Information: 

    NYTimes Article that references TFA 

    Interview with C. Achebe: From The Library of Congress, 2009

    CNN: African Authors Interview with Achebe, 2013



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