Month: January 2019

Analyzing ‘A Celebration of Emancipation’

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Lorna Goodison’s poem, “A Celebration of Emancipation,” deals with the Emancipation Act of 1834 which abolished slavery in the English colonies of the Caribbean, but did not grant full freedom to the slaves until they had completed what was termed “Apprenticeship,” an additional four years of mandatory labor on the sugar estates. The poem depicts the attitudes of those who were made free earlier to those who were still tied by Apprenticeship to the estates. Continue reading

Sustainability

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Give your views on the relationship between sustainability and changing education paradigms How can divergent thinking be useful when looking at issues of sustainability? Why is it necessary to consider being wrong ? Consider how the perspective of looking back at the planet from space may help us understand the beautiful and fragile nature of life on earth. Continue reading

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