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Altered Self-Image According to Thiong'o, Orwell, and Kincaid

Summary: Three writers -- Ngugi wa Thiong'o in his essay "Decolonising the Mind," George Orwell in his essay "Shooting an Elephant," and Jamaica Kincaid in her essay "On Seeing England for the First Time" -- all clearly point out how alienation affects an individual's life. Together they present the argument that alienation affects an individual's self-image due to the views that were forced by the colonizers upon the colonized.
The writer of the essay "Decolonising the Mind," Ngugi wa Thiong'o, expresses his views that Kenyans had been stripped of their native languages and lost an important way to express themselves. In the essay "Shooting an Elephant," George Orwell presents imperialism metaphorically through the use of animals to illustrate the power and instability of imperialism. Jamaica Kincaid focuses her essay, "On Seeing England for the First Time," on how her view of England ultimately changes when she visits England for the first time. All three writers make a clear point on how alienation affects an individual's life. The writers say that alienation affects an individual's self-image due to the views that were forced by the colonizers upon the colonized. Although all three writes use different style of writing to make their point, they all have a clear connection.

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