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He has put a Knife on the Things That Held us Together –  “Things Fall Apart” – Chinua Achebe 

August 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Africa, African, Colonialism, Culture, History, Literature, Prose

The white man is very clever. He came quietly and peaceably with his religion. We were amused at his foolishness and allowed him to stay. Now he has won our brothers, and our clan can no longer act like one. He has put a knife on the things that held us together and we have fallen apart.

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