But quoting the Bible, Okeke said that a woman who is a teacher is not fit for him as a wife because St. Both Okeke and his son were obstinate in their decisions. In this short story Chinua Achebe writes about the strict rules of marriage in his Ibo tribe in Africa.
The tribe follows strict rules about marriage. Without the permission of his father, Nnaemeka married Nene and lived in the city of Lagos. It is the unity of a man and woman who are in love and no tribal custom can stop such marriage.
He was eager to see his two grandsons. Okeke cut off the picture of Nene and sent the photographs back to Nnaemeka. Oneday Okeke received a letter from his daughter-in law Nene.
Nene said that she would remain in Lagosbut requested Okeke to allow Nnaemeka to bring his two sons home. They could not believe that their grandfather did not want to see them. Okeke has already fixed a girl for Nnaemeka from his own tribe. But Nnaemeka told his father that he does not love that uneducated girl in the neighbourhood.
So she felt that she was an outcast. She is a stupid girl. Nnaemeka sent to his father his wedding photographs. It said that Nnaemeka is the father of two sons and they wanted to see their grandfather.
Paul in his letter to Corinthians says that women should keep silence. Nnaemeka was young and educated. But she suffered her sorrow and insult silently. Thus the marriage of Nnaemea and Nene proved to the African society that marriage is a private affair.
Here Chinua Achebe presents the conflict between a young man and his father over the choice of a bride outside the Ibo tribe.
Even the Christian faith could not influence the tribal customs. So Nnaemeka described the good qualities of Nene who is a Christian and also a teacher. Gradually people began to love her and liked her presence.
Inter-tribe marriage is forbidden. In Lagos Nene was rejected by her own people. Marriage is a private affair short story by China Achebe Marriage is a private affair Chinua Achebe Write a word essay on the following.
This letter touched the innermost heart of Okeke and he changed his mind. But Nnaemeka belonged to Ibo tribe of Africa. He was employed in the city of Lagos.Study Guide – Marriage is a Private Affair – Chinua Achebe - 12 - Chinua Achebe and C.L.
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