Essays about: "Colonizer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the word Colonizer.

  1. 1. Things Fall Apart & Heart of Darkness : Colonialism: Presenting the same universal ethic in two diametrically opposite ways

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Sehten Porshe Hills; [2019]
    Keywords : colonialism; colonial; postcolonialism; postcolonial;

    Abstract : This research paper will examine the representation of colonialism in the narratives Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe and Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. The aim of this Analysis is to demonstrate that both Achebe and Conrad expressed the same universal ethic in two diametrically opposite ways. READ MORE

  2. 2. Navigating the Contradictions of Colonial Citizenship : A Study of Chinua Achebe’s No Longer at Ease Focused on Mr Green and Obi Okonkwo

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Cecilia Carlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : postcolonial; Homi Bhaba; ambivalence; hybridity; mimicry; mockery; contact zone; power-imbalance; ‘The White Man’s Burden’; internalised oppression;

    Abstract : This thesis studies Chinua Achebe’s novel No Longer at Ease from a postcolonial perspective, specifically concentrating on its protagonist, the colonized Obi Okonkwo, and his antagonist, the colonizer Mr Green, using the theories of the literary critic Homi Bhabha. It argues that these two characters are hybrids in their ambivalent contact zone by demonstrating firstly, the coinciding presence of reciprocal feelings of sympathy/admiration and contempt, and secondly, that they are culturally cross-bred individuals. READ MORE

  3. 3. ‘We have up until now been an experimental place. Now it's time for us to take responsibility’. Local Kosovar judges and prosecutor’s experiences and perspectives of the EULEX’s impact on the legal order in Kosovo.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Albulena Ibishi; [2018]
    Keywords : Kosovo; EULEX; Rule of Law; post-colonial theory; local judges; prosecutors; colonizer; colonized; Western laws; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : By employing seven semi-structured interviews with local judges and prosecutors in Kosovo, this study aims at examining how the European Union Rule of Law Mission (EULEX) has impacted the legal order in Kosovo and the practice of the judges and prosecutors. In addition, this study examines how the impacts of EULEX, and how the judges and prosecutors will be affected after the EULEX are withdrawn from Kosovo. READ MORE

  4. 4. S(mothering) the subject formation in Jamaica Kincaid ́s Annie John : Female subject formation in postcolonial Caribbean fiction

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för kultur och lärande

    Author : Elin Blomgren; [2018]
    Keywords : Postcolonial feminism; fiction; caribbean fiction;

    Abstract : This essay investigates Jamaica Kincaid´s the book Annie John (1985) and its protagonist Annie John´s search for a coherent self-and/or a de-colonized identity through a subject transformation. Using postcolonial feminism, including theorists such as Homi K. READ MORE

  5. 5. IMPERIAL RHETORIC AND THE FINNISH OTHER IN RUSSIAN LITERATURE in selected works of Aleksandr Puškin and Fëdor Dostojevskij

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Tuomas Taavila; [2017-06-16]
    Keywords : ryska; Russian Empire; Finland; literature; Aleksandr Puškin; Fëdor Dostojevskij; nation building; imperial rhetoric; devices of colonization;

    Abstract : Inspired by the ongoing debate on Russia’s imperial revival, this paper is set to explore earliermanifestations of Russian imperial rhetoric in Russian literature of the 1800s. The second aim of thisstudy is to analyse the imperial rhetoric with reference to one of Russia’s neighbouring countries,Finland. READ MORE