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Things Fall Apart: Okonkwo's Masculinity The Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe is a direct to the point narrative, embedded with interesting elements that capture readers' interest. In my opinion, when I read the narrative, I found many interesting things about the topic of the publication. But The Masculinity Okonkwo was exactly what catches my attention. The story opens up to a conventional Igbo lifestyle, a motif that is highly stylized from the ritual to the actions performed for certain ceremonies. The majority of the action Igbo tribe has been an attempt to demonstrate respect to the gods, as an example, when ikemefuna became ill and his stomach swelled their traditions says that he take them to the evil woods and kill him. The story also appears to focus on sex, family, respect and reputation, and faith. Actually, Gender which in Igbo tradition, sets criteria and roles between Igbo women and men. Girls in Igbo Culture are the weaker sex, but are endowed with qualities that make them worthy of worship, like the capacity to bear children. Men at Igbo Culture would be the stronger sex, which gives them the capability to provide for their loved ones and has art on the battlefield. In ancient civilization, building a pleasant and respectable family is important and names in their culture gives them respect and builds reputation in the "Umuofia" village plays a very huge role in Igbo tradition. Nothing plays a bigger part in biblical heritage than faith, the "Umuofia" village worship the goddess of the ground are always careful to avoid committing sins of their goddess having a fear of vengeance that might wipe out an entire generation. From the story, the guys of the Umuofia village seem to care a whole lot about masculinity, when Okonkwo is hosting a party he takes it quite seriously and.