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Watch the movie The Color Purple and learn about the narrative as well as answer a worksheet on post-colonial theory.
Basic: watch the movie
Basic: The Color Purple
Please pay attention while watching the movie.
During this exercise, you will learn how to understand, retell and compare the narratives using theory
While watching The Color Purple, use the worksheet to connect the themes with the theory and the characters. See the example!
Then, give examples of those connections. Try to explain with concrete examples from the story since this will help you expand upon the connection.
violence, gender roles, colonialism, sexuality and racism
exoticism, eurocentrism, mimicry, colonial education and otherness
Celie, Nettie, Mr., Shug Avery, Harpo, Sofia, Squeak and Alphonso
Read about postcolonial theory and study the Quizlet.
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