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Please give a full description of the New Yam Festival in Things Fall Apart.

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The Feast of the New Yam occurs at the beginning of Chapter Five of this great novel dealing with the clash of two radically different civilisations. We are told that this feast is an occasion to give thanks to Ani, the goddess of fertility and of the earth, the most important deity for...

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