"The awesome, horrible power of wild fire... Rebirth always follows the devastation." / This photo strongly shows the devastation that fire can wreak on nature. It also shows how strong fire itself can be.
"That was many years ago, twenty years or more, and during this time Okonkwwo's fame had grown like a bush-fire in harmattan."(3). Because the igbo village of Mbaino is an agricultural society, planting and harvesting crops as their main source of food, their connection to the land and nature is strong. using a bush-fire during the dry season to describe Okonkwo's fame reveals that the Igbo villagers very closely align themeselves with nature and depend on it for success and survival.