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Does Death Resolve Tension? Examining Act IV and V

Unit 9: Death and the King's Horseman
Lesson 6 of 7

Objective: SWBAT compare and contrast the cultural context in postcolonial literature by examining Olunde's death in Death and the King's Horseman.

Big Idea: Students will examine how Elesin and Mr. Pilkings cope with an expected and unexpected death.

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English / Language Arts, Postcolonialism, African Literature, Death and the King's Horseman, Wole Soyinka, Objective Summary, character development, text structures
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