Achebe’s portrayal of colonialism
Write a three to four page essay on ONE of the below topics. This assignment must include quotations from the assigned readings or films to support your ideas. In addition, you must use TWO outside, scholarly sources in this essay. Please also use in-text citations and complete a works cited page. according to MLA guidelines.Option One: Use a new historicity approach to examine the readings from Asia, Africa, OR Russia. In this essay, describe ways in which your chosen location’s literature from the modem era reflected its history and philosophical ideas. You must focus on at least one of the written works assigned during weeks three through five. You may also discuss the assigned films, but that is not required. Option Two: Use a sociological approach to compare Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart with Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness. How do Achebe and Conrad portray Africans in their stories? Compare Achebe’s portrayal of colonialism to Conrad’s. What can the audience learn about the affects of colonialism from this sort of comparison?