FC: EKWEFI | My Tragic story | From "Things Fall Apart" | SVARD, LARS-GUNNAR, Karo woman in Murulle, DECEMBER 15, 2008 OCTOBER 18, 2011 FLICKER.COM/PHOTOS/ IMAGESOFTHEWORLD/
1: It all began after I married my first husband Anene | Young Zulu couple south-africa-tours-and-travel.com/black-people-in-south-africa
2: Then one day me and my husband attended a wrestling match. | TWO OF THE GREATEST WRESTLERS WERE GOING HEAD TO HEAD.
3: After seeing Okonkwo win one of the biggest wrestling matches I knew I had to be with him and I could no longer be with my husband Anene so I ran away. | "Ekwefi was the only one who had the audacity to bang on his door." (Achebe 66)
4: Little time later me and Okonkwo were became husband and wife. | Mccabe, Pamala African wedding party painting 08-19-11
5: Not long after i gave birth to 9 babies and all of them died months after birth. | Sunset Dreams: African Art Piece by Injete 10-19-11
6: After giving birth to 9 children, and all of them dying everyone in the village believed I had a ogbanje.
7: "The birth of her children, which should be a woman's crowning glory, became for Ekwefi mere physical agony devoid of promise. (Achebe 67-68) | "By the time Onwumbiko died Ekwefi, had become a very bitter woman." (Achebe 69)
8: I then gave birth to my daughter Ezinma. | She out lived all of my past childen and I knew the ogbanje was dead.
9: "There was something in it like the companionship of equals. (Achebe 67)
10: "Ekwefi suffered a good deal in her life. She had borne ten children and nine if them had died in infancy,usually before the age of three. (Achebe 67) | If one finger brought oil it soiled the others. (achebe 111) | "A childs fingers are not scolded by a pieve of hot yam which its mother puts into it's palm. (Achebe 58)
11: Themes | Whenever life knocks you down get back up and try again. | Never give up on something you really want. | LITERARY TERMS Imagery, Irony, Internal conflict, External conflict, and Direct characterization.
13: A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. Lao Tzu