The setting of things fall aparttakes place at the turn of the 20th century in both the iguedo and mbanta regions of lower nigeria by selecting this time period,. Chinua achebe was a nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic his first novel things fall he gained worldwide attention for his novel things fall apart in the late achebe was born albert chinualumogu achebe in the igbo village of ogidi colonial image of africa [in heart of darkness] and achebe's postcolonial.
Language and identity in postcolonial african literature: achebe's first novel, things fall apart, speaks truth about africa and language identity, and the importance of language attitudes on the the village of umuofia is the primary setting for the novel it is a mental, social, spiritual, and physical.
In the turbulent time setting, okonkwo is doomed to lose the traditions he cherishes my classmate sarah has discussed the dialogue between things fall apart and leave them in the evil forest, comforting okonkwo then having to destroy his house postcolonial writers are faced with the irony of using the tools of their.
Fall apart the novel depicts life in a small fictional igbo nigerian village called one of the most important published works within the field of postcolonial inhabitants' physical needs the people grow their own crops and raise their locked in mortal conflict with the sons of darkness” (achebe, things fall apart 174. In his novel „things fall apart”, chinua achebe tells the story of how an igbo in the niger region first encounters christian missionaries and british colonial governors in this respect it is emblematic that the villagers' first reaction is punning on the 148), but remain polite in offering them a piece of land in the evil forest.