Okonkwo: Protagonist of Things Fall Apart. Leader of the clan of Umuofia. Values Manliness.

Get Started. It's Free
or sign up with your email address
Rocket clouds
Okonkwo: Protagonist of Things Fall Apart. Leader of the clan of Umuofia. Values Manliness. by Mind Map: Okonkwo: Protagonist of Things Fall Apart. Leader of the clan of Umuofia. Values Manliness.

1. Nwoye: only son of Okonkwo. Seems feminine, lazy, doubts Umuofia beliefs, laws.

1.1. Ikemefuna: boy sacrificed from other village. Treated as brother of Nwoye, in the end killed by father-like Okonkwo.

2. Ekwefi: Okonkwo's second wife. Ran away from former husband to Okonkwo.

2.1. Ezinma: Ekwefi's only child. Okonkwo's favorite child.

2.1.1. Chielo: priestess who is good friends with Ekwefi, Ezinma.

2.1.2. Uyanwa: famous medicine doctor, deals with Ezinma's health problems.

2.1.3. Obiageli: Okonkwo's daughter, close with Ezinma, influenced a lot.

3. Mr. Brown: first missionary settled in Umuofia. Promising and dependable. Converts a lot of villagers.

3.1. Mr. Smith: second missionary, quite opposite from Mr. Brown. Unpromising and cold.

3.1.1. Mr. Kiaga: Christian missionary, converts a lot of people, Nwoye.

4. Uchendu: brother of Okonkwo's mom. Very generous, kind, also helpful for Okonkwo.

5. Commissioner: authoritive character, thinks he knows everything about the clan's culture, actually doesn't.

6. Unoka: Okonkwo's father. Makes Okonkwo ashamed, cowardly.

7. Obierika: Okonkwo's best friend, gives a lot of help. Also has doubts like Nwoye.

7.1. Maduka: Obierika's son, wins wrestling match at young age.

8. Ezeudu: oldest man of Umuofia, messenger of the oracle.

9. Akunna: clan leader, discusses the religious beliefs with Mr. Brown.

10. Nwakibie: wealthy man, lends Okonkwo 800 yams.

11. Ojiugo: Okonkwo's third wife, beaten up by Okonkwo during Week of Peace.