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Effect of British Colonization Exposed in A Small Place, A Passage to India, and Robinson Crusoe British colonialism started in the early fifteen hundreds and even continues today with the British principle of the British Virgin Islands. For centuries, literature has functioned as a sort of historical documentation of colonization as many authors wrote about colonization from both a colonized and a colonizer's point of view. During colonization, also post-colonization, the physical environment of each colony was changed. Using references to A Small Place, A Passage to India, and Robinson Crusoe, I'll provide examples of their physiological adjustments to the colonized societies produced by England and talk about the reactions of the colonized individuals. Jamaica Kincade is quoted as saying "The English adored England so much they constructed it anywhere they went." Kincaid writes about the feelings of the colonized society in A Small Location. While she expresses the feeling of the colonized, contrarily, she clarifies the ideas of this English colonizer. In this excerpt, she is describing Antigua, the place she grew up, and how the British changed it. She begins by describing the English love England so much, whenever they went they flipped it into England. She supports this idea in several ways. First, she gives examples of the road names in Antigua. On a tropical island in the Caribbean Sea, the roads have names such as Rodney, Hood, Hawkins and Drake Street all titles of "English marine criminals". Second, Kincaid proceeds with her description of High Street. This was the street where all of the provincial authorities buildings were situated. The English had built an entire portion of the town which did not exist before their arrival. High Street consiste...