Themes in Unseen prose

Several themes and quotes from a variety of unseen prose which span a large time frame.

Includes 

- Atonement 

-Things Fall Apart 

- Oranges are no the only fruit 

-Small Island 

  • Created by: Lissimay
  • Created on: 19-02-19 19:28
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  • Themes in Unseen Texts
    • God
      • OANTOF
        • Sunday was the Lords day, the most vigorous day of the week.
      • Small Island
        • Considered myself a civilizing influence
      • Atonement
        • Oh God.I'm Sorry.
      • Things Fall Apart
        • It was deeper and more intimate than the fear of evil and capricious gods and of magic.
    • Punishment
      • OANTOF-
        • I'm not having demons here
      • Small Island-
        • Made me smile to think of that ragged bunch of illiterates wanting to run their own country.
      • Things Fall Apart-
        • Constant nagging and beating. And so Nwoye was developing into  a sad faced youth.
      • Atonement-
        • Still she shrank away. One elbow was resting on the shelves,and seemed to slide along them, as though about to disappear into the books.
    • Recompense
      • OANTOF
        • so she did the next best thing and arranged for a foundling
      • Things Fall Apart
        • And so he feigned that he no longer cared for women's stories... his father was pleased, and no longer rebuked or beat him.
      • Small Island
        • The lord moves in mysterious ways- his wonders to perform.
      • Atonement
        • She could have sent him packing from the front door and now there was a chance of giving an explanation before he left
    • Sacrifice
      • OANTOF-
        • Thhe pastor shook his head and declared me one of the people in Hebrews, to whom it was impossible to speak the truth.
      • Small Island
        • It was a mission, a calling even a  duty.
      • Things Fall Apart
        • he wanted him to have enough in his barn to feed the ancestors with regular sacrifices.
      • Atonement
        • There was a chance of giving and explanation before he left.
    • Religion
      • OANTOF
        • She was the Old Testament through and through
      • Small Island
        • Marriage was a sanctity. Witnessed by God, it was not to be entered idly or ill-advised
      • Things Fall Apart
        • ruling his Father's household when he was dead and gone to join his ancestors
      • Atonement
        • She turned aside and made a steeple of her hands to enclose her nose and mouth and pressed fingers into the corners of her eyes.
    • Sin
      • OANTOF
        • The Devil looks after his own' she threw back, pushing me out.
      • Atonement
        • I'd be perfectly happy never seeing or speaking to you again.
      • Things Fall Apart
        • Nwoye knew that it was right to be masculine and to be violent.
      • Small Island
        • Darkies! I'd taken in darkies next door to him.
    • Guilt
      • OANTOF
        • If i went to Katy's there would be problems for her, and all my relatives,like most relatives,were revolting
      • Atonement
        • It was a stupid thing. You were never meant to read it.No one was.
      • Things Fall Apart
        • Perhaps down in his heart Okonkwo was not a cruel man
      • Small Island
        • Once i could not tell a lie... I had now become skilled in the art

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