After reading chapters 8-14 in Things Fall Apart, respond to the questions below to participate in the discussion:
INITIAL POST (due 11/13):
- Identify two significant female characters in the novel thus far. In what ways do they stand out as female characters? Analyze (with citations) specific passages from the novel.
- What advice does Uchendu give Okonkwo in Ch. 14? Analyze (with citations) specific passages to explain how the advice is significant.
Length: Half a page (about 125 words)
Respond in a structured, focused response. This isn’t a free-write in which you just jot down thoughts. Write clear, grammatical sentences, in coherent paragraphs, and use an appropriate tone. Your response should show that you are familiar with the texts. Do not offer a long summary or background information unless it is related to the question.
RESPONSE POST (due 11/14):
Respond to at least one classmate’s post with a thoughtful comment. You are not limited to praise or agreement. If something needs to be pointed out, do it in a polite but clear way. Avoid irrelevant comments; focus on the texts and the classmate’s ideas. Avoid vague comments like “I agree” or “Good