Paper-14- African Literature- Okonkvo as a Tragic Hero in Things fall Apart

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Published on March 12, 2014

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Okonkwo As a Tragic Hero in Things Fall Apart Prepared by: Vibhuti V. Bhatt, M. A. Part – 2, Sem –4, Submitted to: Department of English, Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar.

Aristotle’s Concept of Tragic Hero  “The ideal tragic hero …  must be an intermediate kind of person,  a man not pre-eminently virtuous and just,  His misfortune, however, is brought upon him not by vice or depravity but by some error of judgment.”

Okonkwo at the beginning of the novel  “A man of action and war”  “His personal fame rested on solid personal achievements.”

Okonkwo in the middle of the novel  Okonkwo is an exile  Reason - Tragic flaw in his character – his inflexibility and lack of compromise.  And his Obsession with “masculine” values and his lack of tolerance.

Okonkwo at the end of the novel  Commits suicide

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