Please don't forget that chapters 4-6 should have already been completed. Additionally, you need to complete chapters 7-9. After 7-9, we will slow the pace down a bit and you will only be responsible for reading two chapters at a time.
1. Describe the coming of the locusts. What could these locusts foreshadow?
2. According to Ezeudu, what is it that “Umuofia has decided?”
3. Retell the incident involving Ikemefuna. Who delivers the final death blow? What fear does this character have which would motivate him to do this?
4. How does Nwoye react toward this event?
5. Who is Obierika? Describe his reaction to Okonkwo’s involvement in the killing.
6. Find out about the disease leprosy. What is it? How could mentioning leprosy in connection with the white men be a foreshadowing?
7. Who is Akueke and why do a group of men visit her father?
Chapters Nine and Ten:
8. Identify these terms and character – iba, ogbanje children, iyi-uwa, and Okabue.
9. What/who are egwugwu and what do they represent?
10. What function do the egwugwu serve in the ceremony presented in this chapter?
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