Analysis of Plausability of Chinua Achebe's Motivations for Writing by Applying them to Things Fall Apart

Unit 7: Characterization and Cultural Motivations: Breaking Down Things Fall Apart
Lesson 12 of 16

Objective: SWBAT make connections between Achebe's motivations for writing and his text, Things Fall Apart by finding text-dependent evidence that prove or disprove his motivations.

Big Idea: Why write? Why read? Students look at the motivations of the author and their impact on the reader. Does Achebe's motivations stand up to the evidence?

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