Discussion Prompt

Discuss the history of the colonization of Africa by European nations by beginning with Marlow’s experience with the map as a child and then later when he is in the Company’s offices. Closely read Marlow’s descriptions of the maps. How do these descriptions reflect an attitude common to colonization? 

 https://www.vox.com/2014/5/8/5691954/colonialism-collapse-gif-imperialism 

 https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/colonialism/