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Brick Lane Peer Response to Cultural Clashes

I liked one of the peer responses to the cultural strife that is taking place within the novel with the various characters especially Chanu and Nazneen. There exist this consist subtle but forceful drive or conflict to be at peace … Continue reading

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Cultural Response

Watching the film clip on Thursday helped to give a face and identity to the characters in the story. It was especially insightful to see the environment that Nazneen actually came from, which gave understanding to the new world that she … Continue reading

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Brick Lane Cultural Response

I’m not much of a fiction reader, but I do think that the novel’s introduction immediately takes you into the thick of a very different type of story. Certainly lively, although a bite chaotic for some simple reader like me, it … Continue reading

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Macbeth Article

The Macbeth article is an interesting read on the subject and study of gender and sex as it relates to Shakespeare’s play Macbeth. More than any of his other plays Shakespeare takes on the task of diving into the character … Continue reading

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Peer Response to Post colonialism by Alecia Colwell

I think it was fascinating how Alecia approached the subject of post-colonialism from a realistic point of view and not an academic theory to discuss and dismiss. By relating it to a previous class in African American studies  and how … Continue reading

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Postcolonialism or Colonialism: Which is it?

I found it interesting how Parker talked about the different terms related to postcolonialism and how they are intertwined and inevitable merge into a blurred line of race relations study. He noted how this subject can be confusing and even … Continue reading

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Cultural Response: Macbeth, Murder and Motive

I think many of Shakespeare’s’ plays like Macbeth deal with the issues of power, temptation and moral conscience. This goes hand and hand with a passage of scripture from the Bible; For all that is in the world—the desires of … Continue reading

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