Spelling list: Characters in Things Fall Apart - List 1

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Okonkwo Okonkwo is an influential clan leader in Umuofia.
Nwoye Nwoye is Okonkwo’s oldest son.
Ezinma Ezinma is the only child of Okonkwo’s second wife, Ekwefi.
Ikemefuna Ikemefuna is a boy given to Okonkwo by a nearby village.
Brown Mr. Brown is the first white missionary to travel to Umuofia.
Reverend Reverend James Smith is the missionary who replaces Mr. Brown.
Smith Reverend James Smith demands that his converts reject all of their indigenous beliefs.
Uchendu Uchendu is the younger brother of Okonkwo’s mother.
Commissioner The District Commissioner is an authority figure in the white colonial government in Nigeria.
Unoka Unoka is Okonkwo’s father.
Obierika Obierika is Okonkwo’s close friend.
Ekwefi Ekwefi is Okonkwo’s second wife who was once the village beauty.

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