Comparison of cultural contact between 2 books, black robe(brian moore) & things fall apart(chinua achebe)
create a 6 page paper in which you compare and contrast the two different situations of cultural contact shown in the 2 books Black Robe( by Brian Moore) and Things Fall Apart(by Chinua Achebe).
In carrying out the comparative analysis, use the following questions: what are the larger historical forces that bring together the different societies in each of the stories, what type of cultural misunderstandings occur within each of the stories? which characters in each of the stories have the cleverest grasp of what is happening within their respective situations? which characters have the least understanding of what is happening around them? what cultural factors contribute to the outcomes of domination and subordination in each of the contact situations? are there basic similarities and/or differences between these two stories about cultural contact?