group of countries has in changing the way people live in other, poorer countries” . Many of his works were based on his past experiences at sea, one example being The Heart of Darkness. During his time at the Congo’s, Conrad witnessed the damage colonization caused not only to the native people but also to the colonizers themselves. The novella tells Charles Marlow’s journey through Africa where
World War I was a turning point in the history of imperialism. World War II exhausted the European colonial power. It depleted soldiery, resources, and willingness to wage war. Today, the results of imperialism persist. Because of that, there still seems to be a deep animosity in Asia. Much of the world was still poor and politically unstable. Many in these areas believe their countries’ condition is due to Western exploitation. Many non-westerners see little to admire in the values of the West.
Colonization and Savagery in Candide During the time of the Enlightenment, Rousseau’s philosophies on civilization and its ills on humanity helped propagate and popularize the Noble Savage.” The noble savage was the belief that since non-Europeans were not as exposed to European civilization and “progression”, they better people (Backman 2013). Voltaire, despite his intense rivalry with Rousseau, seems to believe in something similar if not, the exact same thing. The chapters of Candide that are
from the premise that historical events may have turned out differently and that there is an alternate timeline of reality. Philip K, Dick’s The Man in the high castle (1962) is an alternate history where the Nazi Germany and the Imperial Japan won World War II. Another example is Isaac Asimov’s short story What If which talks about a couple who can explore alternate realities. 4. Military Science Fiction A science fiction work set in a military background is called a military sci-fi. There are major
the European Union or Mercosul. Multilingualism is becoming more important as suggest by David Graddol , once Japanese, Spanish, French and German besides English are getting more used on economic market. Moreover, plurilingualism can play a useful role on politics, education and even on arts. Linguistic diversity when protected and encouraged create a sense of belonging, especially in speakers of minority languages inside a society dominated by other tongue, a powerful way to promote social and democratic
third world country located on the west coast along the south Atlantic in southern Africa. It won its independence from Portugal in 1975. Although, Angola has undergone great challenges such a war episodes that lasted approximately three decades; therefore the great changes such as peace, reconstruction and development leads Angola towards the progress. However, the pace of progress