Essay on Caribbean

Miguel Street

Miguel Street is his semi-autobiographical work which occurs during World War II in Port of Spain, Tobago and Trinidad. The island of Trinidad, where the stories are set, was a Spanish colony,that was ceded to Britain when they had already passed through many other coloners’ hands. Trinidad and Tobago owes their main origins to massive […]

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Caribbean Post-Colonial Drama

Caribbean Post-Colonial Drama, namely the two plays studied for this analysis, Ti-Jean and His Brothers by Derek Walcott and Couvade by Michael Gilkes, are brimful with techniques used to cleverly critique Caribbean society and its history. These plays, seen mostly in Ti-Jean, can be seen or read on different levels. For example, the plays Ti-Jean […]

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Small Island Developing States

Market Mechanisms and Green Certification: A Case Study of Barbados Michelle McCoy Department of Surveying and Land Information, The university of the West Indies, Trinidad Tourist destinations are under market pressure to offer a green product, including the Caribbean, one of the world’s most tourism-dependent regions. A decade after the Global Conference on the Sustainable […]

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Essay About Caribbean Studies

In the Caribbean and specifically in Jamaica. the most recognized linguistic communication for communicating is that linguistic communication left to us by our European colonizers. The pidgin that developed from the contact of the African slaves and European Masterss subsequently developed into their ain single linguistic communications ( or Creoles ) . They ( the […]

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The theme of identity in three poems from different cultures by Agard, Bhatt, and Nichols

The three poems explored in this essay each different explore ideas and views towards identity. In ‘Half Caste,’ John Agard writes as a representative for biracial people and addresses the problem of racism. In ‘Search for My Tongue,’ Sujata Bhatt explores who she has become after moving countries and questions her ethnicity while Grace Nichols’ […]

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Caribbean Music

CARIBBEAN MUSIC Introduction: Caribbean music originated from the Caribbean Islands, also known as the West Indies, and is a mixture of West African and European predominantly Spanish influences. The music has its origin when West African slaves were brought to Caribbean Island. They composed music with the help of percussion instruments like drums, bells and […]

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The middle passage

This was without a doubt the most horrific experience of my life. We were taken from the shed with chains around our wrists and ankles they had already started to rub. Then we started to walk everyone was walking, the whitemen were shouting, shouting words none of us understood. There were cries coming from the […]

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Pirates Of The Caribbean

Here we are once again on board the Black Pearl looking out onto what looks to be a thrilling encore to an amazing first adventure. However sadly we are much disappointed as a similar plot quite literally rolls across our screen. The entire film seems to be just one big repeat over several points. Ok […]

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Proposal for Academic Programme of Youth Development Work

Rationale For the Offer for the Programme The Commonwealth Youth Programme Caribbean Centre ( CYPPC ) has provided a figure of specialised preparation programmes for young person work practicians in the part over the last 35 old ages. These programmes have been delivered in partnership with Ministries/Departments of Youth, the University of Guyana and the […]

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“Roots”- A Movie Review

The show ‘Roots’ is about one African male ( Kunta Kinte ) being captured and shipped off to the Americas to function as a slave until the twenty-four hours he dies. In this show we learn of the many injury that Kunta had to acquire through merely to acquire to the Americas such as the […]

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Analysis of Pirates of the Caribbean: at the World’s End

You may wish to consider some of the following: narrative devices and structure, film techniques, the appeal of characters or stars, identification with themes or issues, escapism. Pirates of the Caribbean: At the world’s end is an action and adventure film which also includes some comedy elements. It appeals the mass audience by its narrative […]

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Trans-Atlantic Interactions

Before the seventeenth century. Africans were non seen as “black” . but as “pagan” . The elusive alteration to racism occurred in this century as Trans-Atlantic trade developed. In the clip period from 1600 to 1763. labour systems in British America changed drastically in the West Indian islands and the Southern settlements because of Trans-Atlantic […]

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The Dutch in the Caribbean

Assess the contributions of the Dutch to the development of the Caribbean. The incorporation of the Dutch into the Caribbean during the latter half of the 16th century and early 17th century came on the heels of them seeing the prosperous economic opportunities at the time dominated by the Spanish. In the Caribbean, the Dutch […]

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How Did Economic, Geographic, and Social Factors Encourage the Growth of Slavery?

The Triangular Trade, Indentured Servants, and Bacon’s Rebellion encouraged slavery to grow in the southern colonies. By 1775, indentured servants were becoming inconvenient and Bacon’s Rebellion worried the plantation owners. The triangular trade brought slaves to America and the owners with no workers quickly bought on to slavery. Economic, geographic, and social factors all played […]

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Does the Caribbean Contribute to the Americanization of Its Media

There has been an ongoing debate as to whether The Americanization phenomenon, has been perpetuated by the media across the Caribbean. It must be stated, that the Americanization phenomenon, can be synonymous with Globalisation. Hence it very pertinent to the discussion, to first defines the denotative meaning of the term Globalisation. (Dr. Maria Alfaro) defines […]

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Power Struggles in “Cloud Cover Caribbean”

Intangible But Impossible to Go Beyond “Cloud Cover Caribbean” tells us the story: a Haitian, Antenor, fled his country on a small boat. During this unpredictably dangerous sea adventure, he rescued a Dominican, Diogenes, and a Cuban, Carmelo, who both shared the same dream with Antenor of going to Miami to start a new life. […]

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The Relevance of Arthur Lewis Theory of Industrialisation by Invitation to the Caribbean

According to Nassur Mustapha, development is defined as, ‘the progressive process of human, cultural, political, and economic and social change, which shapes people’s lives. ’ The southern countries and particularly the Caribbean have been classified as developing countries, which are still somewhat dependent on the metropolis’ which once colonized them. It was Sir Arthur Lewis […]

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Caribbean Studies Analysis

The root of Caribbean Society and Culture is on the plantation. Mustapha (2009) posits that “The plantation played the principal role in the development of Caribbean culture. ” Indeed there are remnants of Plantation Society in present Caribbean, especially if one examines our class system. According to www. capesociology. org (n. d) “Academics contend that […]

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Mythical Archetype: the Trickster and Pirates of the Caribbean

Mythic archetypes are not something people usually stop to think about and relate to while watching a movie, but when I was assigned to write this assignment and finally figured out what a mythic archetype was and did some research on some of the examples I was given I found one that I could easily […]

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The Atlantic world

The Atlantic world, including America, Europe and Africa went through some changes and some continuities when they came in contact with among Europe from 1492-1750. Spanish and Portugal explorers brought new diseases the natives were not immune to when they arrived in the Americas resulting in serious population loss. The use of slaves was also […]

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Caribbean Literature

The Caribbean presents an unrealistic facade to outsiders; this region is the vacation hot spot with many beautiful tropical islands, perpetual sun, and clear waters – a place to rid yourself of all worries, and unwind. But there are many underlying issues in this region that most people are unaware of. In The Oxford Book […]

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