During the Week of Peace, Okonkwo notices that his youngest wife, Ojiugo, has
... He beats her for her negligence, shamefully breaking the peace of the sacred
... Okonkwo doesn't really care for feasts because he considers them times of
idleness. ... and he finally comes up with an excuse to beat his second wife,
During a meeting of kinsmen, Okonkwo proves himself to have little ... By beating
his wife, he breaks the law of the Week of Peace. Ezeani, the priest of the earth
goddess, comes to punish him. The priest bashes Okonkwo for violating the rules
of the sacred week and ... During his free time, Ikemefuna tells folktales to Nwoye.
Okonkwo beat his wife during the peace of week which was sacred in honor of
the goddess of the earth, during this time every one was nice and at .... His
relationship with his second wife Ikemefuna I think mainly revolves around her
This nso-ani, or sacred offense, is the talk of the village. ... as is seen in Ezeudu's
story about how penance during Peace Week changed over time. ... Okonkwo
has a fit of anger and beats his second wife, Ekwefi, to relieve it, and shoots at
Okonkwo‟s flaw is his inability to balance masculinity and femininity sides; ....
that the time is sacred to Ani, he continues with his offense: “His first two wives
ran ... Okonkwo beats his second wife Ekwefi and even tried to shoot her during
Part of what Achebe wants to illustrate with Okonkwo & his father, Unoka, is that
native Nigerian culture .... 2949 It was unheard of to beat somebody during the
sacred week. ... Okonkwo's 2nd wife had merely cut a few leaves off .... The
psycho-drama continues with Ekwefi ritually giving birth to her daughter a second
Feb 14, 2016 ... Three years later, during a rare invasion of locusts, the Oracle makes a ...
Because of village tradition, Okonkwo must atone for his accidental killing, ....
Finally, he finds an excuse to beat his second wife Ekwefi. ... When dinner is
done, the daughters present their mother's food, one at a time, to Okonkwo.
... is loosed upon the world. --W. B. Yeats, "The Second Coming" .... He had a
large barn full of yams and he had three wives. And now he was ... Okonkwo was
still young, he was already one of the greatest men of his time. Age was
respected ..... themselves. It was unheard of to beat somebody during the sacred
During the Week of Peace, a sacred time immediately before yam planting
season ... to show anger toward one another, Okonkwo badly beats his second
When is the only time that Unoka is not haggard and mournful? 6. ... Why does
Okonkwo beat his second wife, Ojiugo, during the sacred Week of Peace? 6.