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,
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
Sep 11, 2012 ... Okonkwo was punished for beating his wife during the Week of Peace. ... which
was sacred in honor of the goddess of the earth, during this time every .... His
relationship with his second wife Ikemefuna I think mainly revolves ...
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
Okonkwo's start in life: his father's failure;; Nwakibie as Okonkwo's ... of Peace by
beating his youngest wife, Ojiugo, for not having dinner ready on time ... finally he
finds on outlet for his frustration, and beats and shoots at his second wife, ... one
kills a sacred serpent; Okonkwo's impatience with Mbanta's t...
Okonkwo was still young, he was already one of the greatest men of his time. Age
was ..... he asked his second wife, who came out of her hut to draw water from a
... themselves. It was unheard of to beat somebody during the sacred week.
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.
During the Week of Peace, a sacred time immediately before yam planting
season ... to show anger toward one another, Okonkwo badly beats his second
Okonkwo beats her, but because it is the Week of Peace, he's punished for this,
because his ... The Feast continues, and Okonkwo and his wives all enjoy
watching the ... In his second year of exile, his friend Obierika comes to visit,
bringing him stories ... However, when one of the missionaries kills a sacred
python, tensions ...
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