Qhat god or goddess is the sacred pyhon associated with in  "Things Fall Apart?"

1 Answer | Add Yours

ms-mcgregor's profile pic

ms-mcgregor | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted on

The scared python of Nigeria seems to be accepted as a god unto itself. In some cases it is associated with the god of war, but also the goddess of fertility. Whatever the case, killing a sacred python was considered a serious offense. In "Things Fall Apart" a Christian convert kills a sacred python and that results in the villagers ostracizing the Christians in order to punish them for their crime against a god.
Sources:

We’ve answered 318,914 questions. We can answer yours, too.

Ask a question