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‘Anything You Want to Be, You Can Be’: Self-Expression as the Voice of Legitimacy in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children

Made the stupid mistake of referring to characters like real people again – need to stop doing that. I also need to remember to explain my interpretation of quotations from critical essays etc. I also never thought I’d actually write… Continue Reading →

Working Against an Image: Okonkwo’s Function in Things Fall Apart

Chinua Achebe is the man. In An Image of Africa, Chinua Achebe criticises the portrayal of Africa in the eyes of the West as one lacking in ‘factual knowledge’ and deliberately construed to help ‘Europe’s own state of spiritual grace’… Continue Reading →

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