History and Memory

MODULE C – History and Memory The Fiftieth Gate by Mark Baker suggests that a combination of history and memory is essential in making meaning, i. e. in shaping perceptions of the world around us. How does baker represent this combination to create meaning? History can be viewed as a sequential series of indisputable events, … Read more

History and Memory: Denis Levatove

What has Denise Levertov’s poem, “In Thai Binh (Peace) Province” clarify for you about history and memory. Levetov’s poem “In Thai Binh (Peace) Province” shows how sometimes the collective memory that is the history of a society is used by those within that society as a substitute for a lack of personal connection. This inevitably … Read more

History and Memory

The power of the language used by Mark Baker creates a strong depiction of the way in which history and personal history are shaped and represented. History and memory alone are not an irrefutable collection of absolute truths. History can be seen as the documentation of the past, however there will always be contrasting perspectives … Read more