Week 3 DB
5) Portray the reading that has most surprised you and outline the reasons for your choice.
Out of this weeks readings The Night Watchmans Occurrence Book by V.S. Naipaul surprised me
the most. I believe it surprised me the most simpl
Describe one social, historical, and/or cultural topic you learned in this unit that has had an impact on
In The Rise of Ram Dim by Alice Perrin, the story is centered around Ram Dim becoming a paid
servant due to not eno
Week 5 DB
#3 Apply a theoretical premise discussed in the course to two texts in the reading list. At least one of
the texts must be literary.
One theoretical premise of postcolonial writing is that it is used as mediation. In other words, it
Week 2 DB
2) Identify any two works by different writers you read in this unit, explain why you chose them and
discuss their importance. At least one of the texts must be literary.
The two works I chose was A Belfast Woman by Mary Beckett and B
Week 4 DB
4) Identify and describe the importance of one outstanding image or statement from each of the units
The Cow of the Barricades by Raja Rao
.it is said, The Mahatma may be all wrong about politics, but he is right about the fu
Week 8 DB
#8 What is your analysis of language oppression?
During this weeks readings the common theme of language was glaringly apparent. However,
the desire to squash ones native tongue made me have to stop and think. What brought this about
Sims Journal Page 1
September 21, 2016
Working with postcolonial literature has been an eye opening experience to say the least.
I chose this class because I love history and learning about different cu
Week 7 DB
#7: Describe two readings from a units assignments where you put the writers into conversation with
each other about their ideas, experiences or fears.
This week, I chose to put Oodgeroo Noonuccal and Gerald Vizenor into a conversatio