This thesis takes a better examine the significance of post-colonial and minority literature within the EFL lecture room as minorities inside a tradition develop into increasingly more omnipresent in a twenty first century society.
For many many years, educating the works of William Shakespeare has been one of many middle components in the literary schooling within the EFL school room. And, to be extra targeted, Shakespeare and his oeuvre are a part of the so-called literary canon that is a suite of works which have been regarded as hugely beneficial and of specific value in the course of a definite time period. It comprises essentially the works of lifeless white ecu male (DWEM) in addition to white Anglo-Saxon protestants (WASP) authors. Noteworthy are the writings of Arthur Miller, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Golding and so forth which are nonetheless a part of the literary canon mentioned at (German) colleges. it really is well-known that the works of the previous authors are certainly no longer modern writers within the feel of “having released whatever on the grounds that 2005”. even though, it isn't the purpose of this paper to criticize the works of the typical literary canon considering the fact that them all provide manifold methods to vintage and worthwhile English literature and signify excessive cultural artefacts of Anglophone culture(s). as an alternative, another canon of latest coming-of-age-novels is gifted, together with such works as Sandra Cisnero's "The condo on Mango road" and Junot Diáz' "The short Wondrous lifetime of Oscar Wao".