Africa Achebe Analysis

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Africa is a continent with a good climate change that allows people,agriculture and Animals to survive. Chinua Achebe(1930-2013) was a first successful African person who made Africans to be aware that Europeans have completely won to write about Africa as unknown continent. “The antithesis of Europe”(Achebe, 1978: p.3). This statement demonstrates to us that Europeans are completely against the existence of Africa. Africans are now considered under unadvised stage of human development all over the world due to European’s writing about Africa. “A place where man’s vaunted intelligence and refinement are finally mocked by triumphant bestiality”(Achebe,1978:p.3) . This quote proves to Africans that Europeans kept on winning to praise their own…show more content…
The narrator was successful to show that the boy was influenced by European’s writing and he became to more westly than to be an Africa. This was proven when the kept on emphasizing on how dark the room of prophet was, explaining the room was darker than outside. “the boy’s eyes followed the doek’’(Ndebele.1992:p. 36). This demonstrates that the boy couldn’t see the prophet due to darkness of the room only but also colour skin was also a factor since the doek was appearing because it is white. Europeans have won to make most African people to be aware that Africa is a heart of darkness as mentioned since African are no longer able to see each other due to darkness. The boy preferred to be barked by the dog than knocking more often so that the Prophetess can him because he was to be cursed by her. The narrator shows that Africans are more considered to be more dangerous than animals and hence this shows that humanity factor for Africans is no longer there at all. “Under a street lamp just a few feet from the gate into the beer hall was a gang of boys standing in a tight circle”(Ndebele.1992: p.45). This demonstrate that even though Europeans are borrowing Africans their intelligence since street lamps are not belonging to Africa, but Africans are misusing the lamps to do violence as Biza kept on demanding the relationship from Sonto. This also shows that Africans are not understanding the purpose of light and they become too much excited if the…show more content…
“The dust in the room is suddenly is so thick she can see it ,billowing above her.”(Ngozi.2015; p.45). This demonstrate that only very few or no human can survive because of the dust that may cause diseases such tuberculosis and other infections that may affect lungs permanently and hence leads to death. The narrator was emphasizing how dirt Africa is by saying she can see the dust all over her and Africa is dirt all over because she was able to detect a dust by eyes in the shop. Africa is still under still developing stage because it is still using the containers as toilets and staying with the leftovers in the same room if you don’t get a chance to go out. Staying with the leftovers after toileting eliminates human factor as a human because the smelling is not tolerance. The writer by writing “A Private Experience’’ was helping to show that Africans who once went to West or influenced by European’s writing are now considering other Africans as less human beings and unadvised development. “She smells something on the woman, something harsh like her bar soap their housegirl uses to wash the bed linen.”(Ngozi.2015: p.48). Chika couldn’t say the smelling of leftovers after toileting a harsh but she can say the woman’s smell is harsh. This shows that Africans are really dehumanised since the
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