Chinua Achebe

Dead Men’s Path by Chinua Achebe Summary

Dead Men’s Path Analysis “Dead Men’s Path” by Chinua Achebe is a short story about a young headmaster and his conflict with a village’s people when he wants to close a path that is important for their belief. In this story we can see the conflict between modernity and ancient believes. The story is set […]

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Compare and Contrast Vultures by Chinua Achebe & What Were They Like by Denise Levertov.

Compare and contrast Vultures by Chinua Achebe & What Were They Like by Denise Levertov. In both of these poems the poets are concerned with war and both poets write like they have a negative attitude towards it. Both poets talk about the presence of evil in war and what the consequences of war are […]

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Modern Characters in Bruno Lessing’s The Americanization of Shadrach Cohen and Chinua Achebe’s Dead Men’s Path

The two short stories under analysis here, Bruno Lessing’s The Americanization of Shadrach Cohen and Chinua Achebe’s Dead Men’s Path both represent the conflict between different cultures, traditions and generations. The main characters in the two stories, Shadrach Cohen in Bruno Lessing’s story and Michael Obi in Chinua Achebe’s narrative, are modern figures who search […]

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