What forms of power and knowledge in different relationships lead to Osei's downfall?
Theories on power and its influence are used to pinpoint the factors that led to Osei's downfall by analysing the characters and plot of the novel.
Dicourse theory is concerned with issues of power and domination within social contexts.
10 laps around the field, now!
One group has a predominant influence over other groups and pushes their beliefs onto others
OMG American pop culture is the best!
No talking back 'cause I'm the boss, end of discussion!
Line of reasoning supported by these theories:
Teachers reinforcing racist ideologies
Students influenced by these beliefs
Ian whispering in students' ears
Osei becomes isolated and lashes out
King of the playground = POWER