Ideological orientation of the novel. Fundamental and fundamentalism.
Little emphasis on religion, dierent kind of fundamentals. Suggesting we
may want to read novel as religious fundamentalism and move to a
Who is changez and who does
Ken loach September 11.
Adaptation. Fidelity. A lm should represent a novel. American who
doesn't speak disappears in the novel. See how he transforms. Does he
Nationality of the text? Primarily a _ text? A text that belong to more
than one t
Kigali - temptation of not focusing on who is not there. Moves away from
characters who are actually involved in the crime. Who is responsible?
Who resist the genocide? Local groups. Categorism of the poor. Basic
technology - machete. Courtmanche suggeste
Daniel pearl killed in afganistan. In political perspective, this lm is
problematic. Foreigner can not be trusted, idea that you're there
representing the government. Independently thinkers supposedly.
Can not escape his background.
Genesarie. The trans
Eno Phillips video. You can nd dierence no matter what. Narcism of
Biafra Igbo - ethnic nation. No agreement from the north and south
region of Nigeria.
Reluctant fundamentalist movie - interpretation in Da
Grey owl movie.
Bear killing in the beginning? When showed as a guide he will do
anything for the tourist. Because it's a British lm because the bear
signies canada. Impression of grey owl is very dierent of grey owl that
emerge later that is a protector
Two obvious reasons : kills others due to ethnicity and race, what is the
role of the outside world? Should the outside world intervene just
because it doesn't agree with it? Does outside world only include the
west? Regular warfare becomes a gender warfa
Romeo dallaire - canadian commander of the un forces. What happened
to him in Ottawa when he came back? He tried to commit suicide and
almost died. If somebody is transpired what he did or what he didn't do in
Rwanda. UN General in novel is based on Romeo
Race power of an illusion
The need to recover historical gures. Motivated by past or present?
History is created by chance. Pg 47 by chance or talent? Who is doing
the recovery and why?
Pg429 Paul arrested for minor grievances. The motiv
Esi edugyan - half blood blues (2011)
1930-1940 and 1992.
1989. After the fall of Berlin Wall marking the end of the Cold War.
Still conict between west and Soviet Union.
The third Wright? The period where hitter and the nazi took over Germany.
Author emphasing the importance of physical appearance. Physical
appearance for most people is race. Also in terms of physical
appearance, the face of the father land and connection with physical
appearance. Edu States that gradually for me tangible in t
The house we live in: house - the power of an illusion 2003
Granting citizenship in U.S. For japanese and indian. Citizenship is
associated with whiteness. Based on your cultural lens. Crossing stateline
you can be another race. A cultural construct
Grey owl lm
Look for discrepancies of text vs lm:
1) when is grey owl identity revealed?
2) who are the people in canada who are aware of his background?
3) how close are ana and grey owl? Especially in terms of raising the Beavers.
4) how many
The European tribe caryl Phillips.
What happens when you're European but not white. What happens when
continental identity did not match his physical appearance.
-discussion of the lm-
Major contradiction: grey owl confess I am fake. There are several
It's the European who gave the idea that Tutsi is favours. Tutsi is a
homogenic group historically.
It's not his looks that he falls in love with. Pop culture inuencing from her
books. He treats her well. She doesn't seem to be at home than he is. All
Implied connection between history linaneous and the classication of
races and racisms. Motivation that races are dierent?
Isaac stern - violin. Jewish shift to China? Cultural swift. One identied as
one cultural group has been appropriated about theirs