1. Please familiarize yourself with the novel's background before you begin to read it:
Examine this comprehensive review of Belgian colonization of Congo. To understand the true meaning of this work, you must be very familiar with its historical context:
2. Download questions for discussion of part I:
3. Download questions for discussion of part II and III:
4. Download and complete the following final discussion questions:
5. Final essay on the novel
Wednesday, 10/25/17: Take notes on the novella's background - see resource 1 slideshow. Use the link "Belgium Congo" - read the historical context on colonization (no notes).
Read part I of the novella (p.65-102) by Wednesday, 11/01/17. Must complete dialectical journal on a regular basis-2/3 pages at a time. Do not wait till the end of the section to complete your journals. The work is heavy on symbolism.
Thursday, 11/02/17: Finish reading the novel by Wednesday, 10/12/16. We will discuss on Thursday.