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Things Fall Apart: Okonkwo
Things Fall Apart: Okonkwo
Things Fall Apart: Okonkwo Things Fall Apart: Okonkwo Okonkwo, the main character of Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe. And Charles Foster Kane of Orson Welles Citizen Kane, both have value systems that are incongruous with their cultures. Thus allowing them to be defeated by society. These are two men with a great need for recognition. Their need for something that was extinguished long ago. Okonkwos struggle to prove his greatness in the face of those who knew his father. Charles Foster Kan
The Harmful Effects of Nicotine
The Harmful Effects of Nicotine
The Harmful Effects of Nicotine The Harmful Effects of Nicotine Politics and prejudices aside, evidence is piling up to show that nicotine- is habit-forming, especially when delivered via cigarette smoke. As a drug-like agent, nicotine works directly on the brain, creating physical and psychological needs that millions of people worldwide find hard to resist. Even the stark reality of cancer and heart disease does not deter some from smoking.  Exactly how nicotine spurs dependence is not well u