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Decolonising the Mind by Wa Thiong'o Ngugi

Decolonising the Mind



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Page: 114
ISBN: 0435080164, 9780435080167
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Decolonizing the mind is the third alternative. I do not believe that anyone should be forced to change their language In order to fit in according to someone else's thinking. Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe. Influenced by Professor Ngugi wa Thiongo's Decolonising the Mind, Musodza has been an advocate for the sustained use of African languages. As cliché as it might sound, Things Fall Apart was the book that did 'it' for me. How we see a thing – even with our eyes – is very much dependent on where we stand in relationship to it [(1986) Decolonising the Mind]. As Ngugi wa Thiong'o—acclaimed Kenyan novelist, professor, and author of Decolonizing the Mind—has pointed out, 'Economic and political control can never be complete or effective without mental control. Decolonising the Mind is about influencing peoples race and culture by victorious authoritative control. In his book Decolonising the Mind is both an explanation of how he came to write in Gikuyu, as well as an exhortation for African writers to embrace their native tongues in their art. Zuma's 'decolonising minds' reference to violent Frantz Fanon, or non-violent Radical Honesty 'decolonizing minds' definition of Reconciliation, in Review 'Kill Boere' Judgement in Concourt? €The Language of African Literature.” from Decolonising the Mind. Tanya Hawes Cultures and values.