is chastised by the elder when he implicitly calls another tribesman a woman. During the planting season Okonkwo worked daily on his farms from cock-crow until the chickens went to roost. Okonkwo was a great farmer. This shows he is energetic and devoted to the match. Okonkwo treasures Ikemefuna dearly. "Different to" is simply acommon grammatical error. Bibliographies: Things fall apart - Chinua Achebe. But he also tends toward emotions that are extreme, and his fear motivates him to take actions which are often unnecessary and ultimately destructive. Okonkwo is arrogant, whereas Unoka is meeker. He was poor, lazy, and neglectful of his wife, and he did not plan for the future.
Unoka knows Okonkwo has a proud and manly heart, which cannot bear the failure easily, so he tries to make him feel better. Okonkwo and his father Unoka have very little in african American Conductors common. . He had told Nwakibie: I am not afraid of work and he really does. Okonkwo was warned not to kill his adopted son, but ends up doing. Throughout the story, we see that he only has one wife and when Unoka died he had taken no title at all and he was heavily in debt.