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The Best of Intentions: Talking to a Text about Culture and Colonialism

Unit 9: Death and the King's Horseman
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Objective: SWBAT analyze how the central idea of a text is shaped by specific details by reading Wole Soyinka on how he came to write Death and The King’s Horseman.

Big Idea: Historical events and cultural evolution motivate Wole Soyinka to examine colonialism as more than a clash of cultures.

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English / Language Arts, character development, text structures
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