Essays about: "postcolonialism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 122 essays containing the word postcolonialism.

  1. 1. THE PERKS OF BEING ANAFRICAN WOMAN IN ADICHIE’S THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Makda Yoseph Berhie; [2021-02-02]
    Keywords : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; Imitation;

    Abstract : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s contemporary literary works have prominently engaged with diasporic experiences, migration, and gender disparity,among other issues that fit under the umbrella of postcolonial literature. This essay aims to further explorethe representation of ‘the African woman’in three stories found in Adichie’s story collectionThe Thing Around Your Neck,namely ‘Imitation’, ‘The Thing Around Your Neck’, and ‘Jumping Monkey Hill’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hybridization of the Self, Colonial Discourse and the Deconstruction of Value Systems : A Postcolonial Literary Theory Perspective of Literature inculpating Colonialism

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Brian Burns; [2021]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; Postcolonial Literary Theory; Hybridization; Walker; Malouf; Phillips; Achebe; Freud; Nietzsche; Bhabha; Siad; McLeod; Barry;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to provide a perspective on literature inculpating colonialism using postcolonial literary theory and method. The subject material incorporates four novels studied during the literature modules for the English course at Högskolan Gävle (HIG). READ MORE

  3. 3. Sexual Domination: Colonial Guilt and Postcolonial Hatred in J. M. Coetzee's Disgrace

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Janet Migoyan; [2021]
    Keywords : Collective guilt; gender; race; sexual oppression; post-apartheid; colonialism; postcolonialism;

    Abstract : J.M. Coetzee’s Disgrace was published during a defining moment in South African history in 1999. Five years earlier Nelson Mandela had been elected president after the first general election. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Giving Up of Greer: The Hypocrisy at the Heart of the Janus-Faced Empire : Writing Back Against the British Imperial Discourse

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : David Woods; [2021]
    Keywords : postcolonialism; colonial discourse; mixed-race children; Caryl Phillips; Crossing the River;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to examine the tension at the heart of the British colonial discourse as it affects the relationship of Travis and Joyce in the chapter "Somewhere in England", in Caryl Phillips's 1993 novel, Crossing the River. The thesis of the essay is that the colonial discourse of the British insists on a racial signifier in the imagined community of the British, and thus resists the idea that a person can be both black and British. READ MORE

  5. 5. "We woke up. Change is underway and it won't stop." : An analysis of how U.S. mainstream- and alternative media covered the 2019 protests in Latin America

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper

    Author : Catalina Näsman; [2021]
    Keywords : Alternative media; mainstream media; Latin America; protests; protest paradigm; postcolonialism;

    Abstract : Protests constitute one of the most important means for citizens to raise key issues on the social agenda and express marginalised voices, in which an important factor to spread their message is attracting mass media coverage. However, previous research has repeatedly found that the mass media delegitimizes protests and focus on the protest event itself rather than the issues behind it. READ MORE