Today we looked at the historical and literary allusions within Atwood’s 2007 article. Students contributed to small groups before sharing their master list with the class.
Tomorrow we will be looking at the following concepts:
“noble savage”, from Rousseau’s A Discourse on Inequality (1755)
Sources for handouts:
Ashcroft, B. et al. (1989). The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Post-Colonial Literatures. New York: Routledge
Ashcroft, B. et al. (1998). Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts. New York: Routledge.