International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

Varieties of English in Achebe's Things Fall Apart
Dr. Muhammad Aminu Mode, Abdullahi Sani

Chinua Achebe is one of the most reputable names in the literary world. The paper propose that achebe uses varieties of English in Things Fall Apart. The different Englishes and characters(who use the Englishes) in the novel – both Igbo and white men justify the proposition. The paper further shows how Achebe manipulates the white man’s language (English). It concludes that, Achebe uses two major varieties of the English Language in diverse ways. Evidences have also been provided from the novel.

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