Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe
Enoch (son of the snake priest who was believed to
have killed and eaten the sacred python; a follower of
the Christian faith; is short, always seems in great
Reverend James Smith (Mr. Brown's
successor, saw things as black and white,
greatly dislikes ignorance)
District Commissioner (judge
in the white men's court)
Mr. Brown (the white
Uchendu (Okonkwo's uncle)
Amikwu (Okonkwo's cousin)
Mr. Kiaga (interpreter)
Uchendu (Okonkwo's mother's younger
brother that welcomed Okonkwo after he
was exiled to Mbanta, his motherland)
Okagbue, a man famous in the clan
for his knowledge in matters like the
iyi-uwa and other beliefs
Ikezue (wrestler)
Okafo (wrestler)
Chielo (priestess of Agbala, tells people of
their futures and criticizes/praises people
for their decisions in life)
Ezinma (daughter of Ekwefi,
one of Okonkwo's three
Nkechi (daughter of
Okonkwo's third wife)
Ojiugo (youngest wife)
Ani (earth goddess)
Maduka (son of Obierika)
Ekwefi (mother of Ezinma,
wife of Okonkwo)
Nwayieke (old woman with
three teeth)
Obiageli (Nwoye's sister)
Obiako (palm wine tapper)
Ezeani (priest of earth
Nwoye (Okonkwo's eldest son)
Ikemefuna (young lad taken from another
village to pay for a crime; is put under
Okonkwo's care)
Ogbuefi Idigo
Amalinze the Cat (the strongest wrestler in
the nine villages for years, before he was
defeated by Okonkwo)
Nwoye's mother
Anasi (eldest wife of
respected man in Umuofia)
Unoka (Okonkwo's lazy
father, a failure in life, died in
the Oracle (Agbala)
Ogbuefi Ezeugo
Igwelo (Nwakibie's elder son)
Okonkwo (main character of the novel; strong,
determined, does not tolerate unsuccessful
men, hates cowards and womanly behavior in