Why Is Kenya Successful Essay

The African country, Kenya was colonized by the British in the late nineteenth century. By the middle of the twentieth century, Kenya aspired to gain its independence in attempt to begin to unify an independent Africa. They also desperately wanted independence to fix economic and social neglect, along with the injustices of the colonial era. … Read more

Jamaica Kincaid A Small Place Analysis Essay

Mary Louise Pratt, a professor at NYU and travel writer, coined the term “travelee” to describe travel writers who write about their native lands. Jamaica Kincaid, native to Antigua and an established travel author, wrote the 1988 essay, A Small Place, describing her feelings towards tourists and British colonialists and her native land of Antigua. … Read more

Essay on Olaudah Equiano Imperialism

In The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, the author Equiano recollects on his abduction, the Middle Passage, his years as a slave and later his freedom. He recalls being ripped from his home, an African Ibo village and sold into slavery. The most horrifying details of his story were during the Middle … Read more

Essay on Recife, Brazil: Film Analysis

1. The beginning of the documentary shows the victims of poverty in Recife, Brazil. A family of 6 has to struggle to even get by. The woman says, “My husband’s been unemployed for 5 years. Now to survive, he’s selling bottles of mineral water in the streets for 1 real each,” which is the equivalence … Read more