Nwoye In Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

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1. How has Nwoye changed? In Chapter 16 of Things Fall Apart, we find out that Nwoye has been with some of the Christian missionaries that has arrived back in Umuofia. Because of this, Obierika decides to visit Okonkwo (three years after Okonkwo has been exiled). However, Okonkwo did not wish to speak about Nwoye and it was only from Nwoye’s mother that he heard some of the story. Six missionaries, along with a white man travelled to Mbanta to tell the villagers that there is only one true God and to leave their previous gods. Nwoye is especially captivated by this as “the poetry of the new religion” answers his questions about the twins crying in the bushes and the killing of Ikemefuna. Although Nwoye had been attracted to the new faith