Okonkwo is the protagonist of Chinua Achebe’s book “Things Fall Apart”. He belongs to the affluent and well-respected Umuofia tribe in pre-colonial Nigeria. Okonkwo is renowned for both his physical and emotional toughness; he has triumphed in numerous wrestling battles and endured a variety of trying circumstances. He has a strong sense of ambition and works hard to succeed and gain influence in his neighborhood. He has made it his mission to get to the position of respected family provider and leader.