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The West African Village Novel
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Achebe Achebe's action African Literature African novel Ahurole's Amadioha Anyika Arrow artistic attitude beauty character childhood engagement Chinua Chinua Achebe Chiolu colonialism Concubine conflict conversation critical cultural demonstrates divination Efuru Ekwe Ekwueme Ekwueme's Elechi Amadi element Emenike Emenike's death emotional English experience fate father feeling fictional fight Flora Nwapa forces Gabriel Okara goddess gods hand Heinemann human husband's Ihuoma individual land dispute language lizard London Maduine Madume Madume's marriage with Ahurole marry Mini Wekwu mother narrative nature Negritude Ngugi Nnadi Nwokekoro Nwonna Obiechina Okonkwo Omigwe Omokachi Osundare Owomoyela palm wine Palm-Wine Drinkard physical plantain plot Ponds prose proverbs psychological reader realism reason relationship religious role scene sense setting situation social social realism society spirit spitting cobra Sunset in Biafra supernatural theme Things Fall Thomas Hardy tragic traps Umuaro Umuofia village novel village novelists Wakiri West African wife Wigwe Wole Soyinka woman writers yams young