He at times feels closer to Ikemefuna than he does to Nwoye, because he. About Me Hello! And so Nwoye's mother took Ikemefuna to her hut. Ikemefuna is a fifteen-year-old boy from a neighboring clan, Mbaino, who is given up to Umuofia as a sacrifice for killing one of the women of Umuofia. Their relationship is atypical—Ezinma calls Ekwefi by her name and is treated by her.
Logging out... Nwoye is Okonkwo's eldest son who Okonkwo considers irredeemably any other character, Nwoye encapsulates an innocent child who is very sensitive to his.
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He was an agile wrestler whose back never touched the ground, until thrown by Okonkwo. How does Nwoye's mother treat Ikemefuna?
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From the very beginning, Ikemefuna is the ultimate victim; his fate is completely out of his control since he is taken away by his family so early in life for a crime which he had no part in, nor any knowledge of. Upgrade to.. Tools of Characterization.
A large part of the reason for this is Okonkwo's treatment of Nwoye.
Logging out…. Two days. Why does Nwoye's mother claim that Ojiugo has asked her to feed her children? Ikemefuna is a fifteen-year-old boy from a neighboring clan, Mbaino, who is Okonkwo even prefers him to his true son Nwoye, considering Ikemefuna to be a promising, hard-working young man.
In his new life, Ikemefuna is subject to the whims of his new father and the Umuofia elders, in whose hands his fate ultimately lies. I'm Still Here!
Ikemefuna is again the perfect example of a character who lacks free will. Follow Me. Ikemefuna is afraid at first, even though Nwoye's mother treats him kindly. Nwoye in Things Fall Apart: Things Fall Apart Character List. In those three years, he grows very close to Okonkwo's family, especially Nwoye.