Subject area/course: English Literature
Grade level/band: 11–12
- Students write an argumentative essay addressing a real-world question of reading requirements in English Literature courses. After reading Conrad’s Heart of Darkness and Achebe’s “An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness,'” students will write a 4-page paper in which they compare the presentations of Africa and consider the value of including Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness” in the English literature curriculum.
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