Reflection Paper: “BARTOLOME DE LAS CASAS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE DESTRUCTION OF THE INDIES”
Retell the story- How did it end? This should take at minimum one page. 20 pt.
Discuss the author and/or how this book was compiled. What are problems in our interpretation from the “original”? One paragraph minimum. 20 pt.
Would you recommend this book? If so, to whom? Explain. If not, explain that. What part did you like the best? The least? One page on this. 10 pt.
For what purpose/audience was the original written/compiled? At least one paragraph. 20 pt.
Discuss the “Hero”. Did you admire this individual or feel sympathy? One paragraph. 10 pt.
What is the current significance of the book? Give evidence from the reading to make your point. One page on this. 20 pt.
Book: “BARTOLOME DE LAS CASAS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE DESTRUCTION OF THE INDIES”