What fundamentally is colonization for Aime Cesaire?
In order to explain Cesaire’s answer to this question you must weave together the following 8 concepts that make up Cesaire’s theory of colonization: Hitlerism/Nazism, thingification, the boomerang effect, the law of progressive dehumanization, European dependence, bourgeoise swinishness, hypocrisy is of recent date, and the white man’s burden. Points will be deducted if you do not synthesize all 8 concepts. When you apply one of the concepts in your essay answers highlight it once in bold so the reader can identify your use. An excellent paper should have only 8 items in bold (i.e. the words/concepts above)
In order to answer question (1) you must address the following questions (please provide textual evidence for your answers by putting page number in parentheses, no bibliography is necessary):
(1a).What kind of phenomenon is colonization for Cesaire?
(1b).What are the aims of colonization for Cesaire?
(1c).What justifications are offered in support of colonization?
Cesaire presents us with a buffet of racisms uttered by a host of colonizers. Reflect on all these quotes he offers to the reader and distill a list of reasons why colonization is justified so the reader gets a sense of how variety of racist beliefs all try to hang together as a coherent, consistent system of beliefs.
(1d).How does colonization try to achieve its aims for Cesaire? In other words, how does colonization work (i.e. what kinds of distinct operations does it perform)?
(1e).In a colonial condition events get interpreted in a certain way. How does the Jewish Holocaust get interpreted according to Cesaire? What is wrong with the standard interpretation of the Holocaust according to Cesaire? How is this related to his claim that hypocrisy is of a recent date?