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Western Influences on Chinua Achebe: The Second Coming and Things Fall Apart (Day 2 of 2)

Unit 7: Characterization and Cultural Motivations: Breaking Down Things Fall Apart
Lesson 6 of 16

Objective: SWBAT analyze how Chinua Achebe draws on the poem “The Second Coming” By W.B. Yeats for inspiration for Things Fall Apart.

Big Idea: Students will examine the western poem "The Second Coming" to find clues about the African novel, "Things Fall Apart."

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