First, read Binyavanga Wainaina’s essay “How to Write about Africa.” I hope you

First, read Binyavanga Wainaina’s essay “How to Write about Africa.” I hope you can hear his tone: he’s being satirical about how the West usually writes about Africa in broad strokes with either negative stereotypes or romanticized generalizations.
Then, using evidence from texts both before and since the midterm essay (that is, from either unit 1 or 2 and from unit 3), make the case for how those texts work against these stereotypes, reinforce these stereotypes, or do some combination of both.
When you’ve decided which texts you want to use, work towards an original, debatable, specific claim that brings them together. Avoid claims that are too broad or that just restate the assignment. In other words, do more than argue that “these two texts work against the stereotypes” or whatever. To go beyond that, think about specificity: what specifically, is your idea that unites these two texts in answer to this question? What is your angle on it?
This is the link for text 1 https://www.magnumphotos.com/newsroom/conflict/gilles-peress-the-silence/
and the other text will be on files.

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