on Sunday 912 azerli theatre 1 & 2.
all of the books, Kincaid, anazaldua’s, aichiman, junto.
both long answer and short answers. broad thematic questions! slavery, colonialism, gender, dystopian,
there are 2 sections to this exam.
section A : 2 questions longanswer type. 10 marks per question. you will have choices but cannot choose both questions from the same work.
no need to form a thesis. but do organize your answer into paragraphs into specific parts of the question.
1.5 to 2 pages length, single spaced.
*reference to the text, please paraphrase.
example Sea of poppies: colonialism, indentured labour, opium trade British east india company.
please keep in mind a few passages for each theme.
Section B: short answer questions 10 questions
1 and 2 sentences per question.
know the setting/the place/name of cities.
themes that could be asked about: If you want to learn more check out What are the similarities between a quota and a tariff?
Novel: Sea of poppies
GENDER intersection of gender and caste oppression kalua and deeti (similarly victimized and oppressed) pg 176, 220.
motherhood (male child) is the ultimate measure of ideal womanhood ‘you will have thousand sons’ (midpage 33), (end of page 5) Kabuti (45)
deeti’s wedding night (36*, 38) chandam Singh
Postcolonial literature is the literature of countries that were colonised, mainly by European countries. It exists on all continents except Antarctica. Postcolonial literature often addresses the problems and consequences of the decolonization of a country, especially questions relating to the political and cultural independence of formerly subjugated people, and themes such as racialism and colonialism.
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COLONIALISM/opium trade forced cultivation ‘*see passage at beginning (27) a spike in famines.
Mr. Burnham logic (talk of war 107) use of religion112 jesus christ =free trade Mr. doughty living in india internalized several local languages (hindi, bengali) bugro a luxurious steamer. neel has one
the ignorance of the indian elite (Neel 108, 115)
hypocrisy (self aggrandizement cloaked in duty towards humanity 240241.) the peasants will benifit
trade and colonization when hand in hand
Transformations and transgressions
Paulette lambert unusual upbringing, education. living in the burnham
mem sabhibs wearing sarees were bad.
problems with conformity (120)
fluid identity paulette> putli> Pugli
relationships jodu. 149.
Novel: We Need New Names
Rebellious movements and cultures that betray (a section of the reading) personal migration , 1st generation to leave the rio grande (the river),, pg 21 i carry with me my home wherever i go. i am a turtle carrying home on my back.
the shadow beast (the rebel),vs mala mujer. (bad woman) something inside her telling her to leave her home, choices of sexual orientation. pg 17. If you want to learn more check out Why do firms price discriminate?
patriarchy and sexuality
deviance and homophobia they thought it was the fear of going home, hom.. =home? it is a departure from home in the end by being lesbian. this actually makes sense. double alienation (alienated from her mother culture, alien in the dominant culture) nonhuman!
Anzaldua’s Borderlands—transformation/migration Don't forget about the age old question of What does a mature ovule (seed) contain?
Don't forget about the age old question of Who decides if diagnoses go into the dsm?
Don't forget about the age old question of What is an illegal practice of trading on the stock exchange to your advantage through having special access to confidential information?
1846 (new mexico, texas, arizona) refugees in their own land.
pg 12. she refers to tekonas, refugees in their homeland.
NATURE used as a way to describe immigration
traditional history of mexico
pg 10. la crisis. completely dependant on US markets. ties them to the us economy. american motors (maquilladores)
no hay trabajo.
life and death documentary?
coming of age themes of Persepolis
loss of innocence against the backdrop of the tumultuous sociopolitical upheavals separation from parents, parent culture. (149153)
romantic idea about the west (Europe)
disillusionment , alienation , growing up (159)
communication language barrier (161_ marginalization (167) new connections (172) self discovery (175) experiencing and dealing with racial stereotyping (177) (220 markus’ mom)