Research Papers on African Literature

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  • Two Fathers in Cry, the Beloved Country

    Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country is the quintessential anti-Apartheid manifesto. This comparative essay discusses the book's patriarchs, James Jarvis and Stephen Kumalo, their journeys and how they cope with the loss of their sons. This paper has seven pages and one source is listed in the bibliography.

  • 'The Rains Came' and 'Memoirs of a Female Physician'

    This paper consists of 5 pages and compares how women's roles are portrayed as well as a depictionof their social place in a patriarchal culture in this comparative analysis. There are 2 bibliographic sources.

  • Things Fall Apart by Achebe and Heart of Darkness by Conrad

    3 pages 3 sources. This paper considers the major themes of Things Fall Apart by Achebe and Heart of Darkness by Conrad. This paper relates similarities and differences in the two stories and argues that Achebe's Things Fall Apart is basically a reversal of Conrad's story in Heart of Darkness.

  • Roles of Women in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

    In four pages this paper examines women's roles in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. Five other sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Character Analysis of Okonkwo in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

    In five pages a character analysis of Okonkwo, protagonist of Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, is presented. There are no other sources listed.

  • Imperialism of Europe in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

    In three pages this essay presents an analysis of how the imperialism of Europe and British colonization affected a Nigerian village in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. There are no other sources listed.

  • Violence - the Monster that Torments Society Examined in Literature

    The writer uses four literary works-- Frankenstein, Heart of Darkness, War Child and How to Tame a Wild Tongue to argue that society faces a disastrous problem that it cannot seem to solve: violence. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this eight page paper

  • Violence - the Monster that Torments Society

    The writer uses four literary works-- Frankenstein, Heart of Darkness, War Child and How to Tame a Wild Tongue to argue that society faces a disastrous problem that it cannot seem to solve: violence. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • Role of Faith/Cry, the Beloved Country

    A 3 page essay that discusses the role of faith in Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton. The true faith of protagonist Stephen Kumalo is contrasted briefly against the self-serving "faith" of Nathan Price in Barbara Kingsolver's The Poisonwood Bible. No additional sources cited.

  • Character Analysis of Nwoye in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

    This character analysis of Nwoye in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe assesses his strengths and weaknesses. There are no other sources listed.

  • Imperialism and Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

    In four pages this paper examines how imperialism is depicted in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Family and Okonkwo in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

    In five pages this paper discusses the protagonist's tribal and family concepts as well as Okonkwo's relationship with his family in the novel Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Downfall of Okonkwo in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

    In eight pages this research paper discusses the character flaws that contributed to Okonkwo's downfall and how they pertain to the Igbo society represented in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Citizenship Responsibilities in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

    In ten pages the obligations associated with citizenship are considered in this paper focusing on Achebe's novel with 'Man's Search for Meaning' also serving s a reference in terms of defining the responsibilities of citizenship and how they may be practiced within the community. There are 6 bibliographic sources cited.

 

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