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Comparing and Contrasting Abraham and Okonkwo's Sacrificial Acts

Unit 7: Characterization and Cultural Motivations: Breaking Down Things Fall Apart
Lesson 4 of 16

Objective: SWBAT analyze how C. Achebe transforms the Biblical story of Abraham and Isaac by comparing and contrasting Abraham and Okonkwo's sacrifice of their sons.

Big Idea: Students explore the complexities of faith and the responsibility of fatherhood.

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