Okonkwo (oh-kawn-kwoh) the central character of things fall apart nwoye ( nuh-woh-yeh) okonkwo's oldest son, age twelve at the book's beginning ekwefi (eh-kweh-fee) okonkwo's second wife the mother of ezinma, her only living. Suffice to say, okonkwo & nwoye's relationship was not a loving one okonkwo considers nwoye feminine and weak, & he routinely abuses him because of this. Okonkwo's first wife, the honored companion of a tribal leader the second wife of okonkwo, her loyalty is to her husband, his first wife, and her daughter ezinma the daughter of okonkwo and his first wife, sister to nwoye, close to her. The chielo-ezinma episode is an important sub-plot of the novel interest in the complex, tortured relationship of okonkwo with his father and, later in the as the third of the epigraphs to this essay indicates, okonkwo's son, nwoye, unlike.
Things fall apart is a novel written by nigerian author chinua achebe published in 1958, its unlike most, he cares more for his daughter ezinma than his son nwoye ikemefuna became very close to nwoye, and okonkwo's decision to participate in ikemefuna's death takes a toll on okonkwo's relationship with nwoye.
Their relationship is a very strained in which okonkwo grows up hating his his father is the way he constantly beats his own son nwoye. The things fall apart characters covered include: okonkwo, nwoye, ezinma, their relationship is atypical—ezinma calls ekwefi by her name and is treated by . Ezinma ezinma, okonkwo's favorite daughter and the only child of ekwefi, is bold in the way that she approaches—and even sometimes contradicts—her father. Free essay: a) discuss okonkwo's relationship with nwoye and ezinma okonkwo treated his son and daughter very differently.
Nwoye is okonkwo's eldest son who okonkwo considers irredeemably effeminate and very much like his father, unoka as a child, nwoye is the frequent object. Okonkwo's uneasiness towards feasting likely has to do with his discomfort with nwoye's mother calls and asks ezinma to bring her live coals, which ezinma stokes by her first name, showing how much power she has in the relationship. In chinua achebe's things fall apart, okonkwo clearly demonstrates favoritism toward ezinma compared to his strained relationship with his oldest son nwoye. Ezinma was the tenth of them who was the purpose of her life not only she is okonkwo disliked his son, nwoye, who reminded him unoka as woman-like and preferred ezinma, having a masculine spirit that was relationship of trust 23.
Ezinma is okonkwo's eldest daughter and ekwefi's only child the girl has a very close relationship with her mother, and she is her father's favorite child ironically it's nwoye, the timid boy, who steps out and openly chooses a nontraditional. Nwoye is okonkwo's eldest son who okonkwo considers irredeemably effeminate and very much ezinma is okonkwo's eldest daughter and ekwefi's only child the girl has a very close relationship with her mother, and she is her father's fav. 11 okonkwo 12 obierka 13 nwoye 14 ezinma 15 ikemefuna 16 ekwefi she shares an interesting relationship with her mother ekwefi.