Orientalism, through the eyes of westerners, justifies the sentiment that the cultures of the Middle East and Asia are hierarchically lesser than their own. This bias creates a “lens” through which the western world views the people within these lands (Jhally, “Edward Said On Orientalism”). By creating the sentiment that these people are fundamentally different […]

via Orientalism in The God of Small Things — ericeidenirelit2230

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