On the Importance of Teaching West African Literature. A Teaching Proposal for Adichie’s "Americanah"


Term Paper (Advanced seminar), 2017

21 Pages, Grade: 14


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Inhaltsverzeichnis

1 Introduction

2 The Need to Teach West African Literature
2.1 Reasons for Teaching Literature
2.2 Teaching New Literatures
2.3 The African Diaspora
2.4 Raising Awareness
2.4.1 Intercultural Awareness and Competences
2.4.2 Minimizing Generalized Thinking, Stereotypes, Prejudices and Racism
2.5 Conclusion

3 Adichie’s Americanah: A Summary

4 Themes and Motifs in Americanah
4.1 Race and Racism
4.2 Identity
4.3 Culture

5 A Teaching Proposal for Adichie’s Americanah
5.1 Teaching Key Passages from the Novel
5.2 Basic Information about the Teaching Unit
5.3 The Teaching Unit- An Overview
5.4 Detailed Description of One Lesson
5.5 Didactic- Methodical Rationale

6 Conclusion

7 Works Cited

8 Appendix

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Title
On the Importance of Teaching West African Literature. A Teaching Proposal for Adichie’s "Americanah"
College
Justus-Liebig-University Giessen  (Institut für Anglistik)
Course
Studying and Teaching West African Literature and Culture
Grade
14
Author
Year
2017
Pages
21
Catalog Number
V430773
ISBN (eBook)
9783668747029
ISBN (Book)
9783668747036
File size
581 KB
Language
English
Keywords
West Africa, Colonization, Adichie, Postcolonial Novel, Teaching about West Africa, Teaching Proposal, Americanah
Quote paper
Veronika Keil (Author), 2017, On the Importance of Teaching West African Literature. A Teaching Proposal for Adichie’s "Americanah", Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/430773

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