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Department
English
Course
ENGB19H3
Professor
Suvadip Sinha
Semester
Fall

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Lecture 22 Anil represents Western rationalityP 39absence of humanity in SriLankas descriptiononly meteorology and weatherno depiction of human lifeLeonard Woolfinterested in portraying human life in Sri Lanka o Even with Anils fancy Western degrees she cant solve the mystery on her ownshe needs help from localsAuthor exposes weakness of UNsending people to collect data rather than getting to know peopleAnil isnt stuck on Western rationality thoughthere is Western cynicism o Deeply alienated characternot just in Sri Lanka but also in Arizona OkhlahomaAlmost like shes only woman surrounded by many male characterscan you do a feminist reading of this novel o She learns through introduction by menAssumption of women as mysteryall other characters are menPalipanaworked in nationalist projectsP 8284strongest anticolonial anti Western voiceP 79Asia becomes central space rather than Europe as youd thinkSarath Diyasena o His job t
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