Stereotype

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Definition and examples of Stereotype in Literature

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Stereotype

  1. 1. StereotypeStereotype A stereotype is used to catergorizeA stereotype is used to catergorize a group of people. People don'ta group of people. People don't understand that type of person, sounderstand that type of person, so they put them into classifications,they put them into classifications, thinking that everyone who is thatthinking that everyone who is that needs to be like that, or anyoneneeds to be like that, or anyone who acts like their classifications iswho acts like their classifications is one.one.
  2. 2. Is a type of logical oversimplification in which all the members of a class or set are considered to be definable by an easily distinguishable set of characteristics. Are as old as human culture itself. They reflect ideas that groups of people hold about others who are different from them.
  3. 3. 1) That all Jews are greedy. 2) That all blacks are lazy, on welfare, and don't believe in marriage before child barring. 3) That all Asians are good at math. 4) That all Arabs are angry people that like to blow shit up. Racial Stereotypes
  4. 4. Religious StereotypesReligious Stereotypes •Muslims •Catholics •Evangelical •Mormons
  5. 5. Physical StereotypesPhysical Stereotypes •This kind of stereotypes are based on weight, height, hair color, etc. e.g: •Fat people. •Beautiful people. •Short people.
  6. 6. Professionals StereotypesProfessionals Stereotypes •This are based on jobs. E.g: •Plumbers •Dentist •Teachers •Housewife
  7. 7. Stereotypes from The DevilStereotypes from The Devil and Tom Walkerand Tom Walker • Quakers and Anabaptists (two persecuted group of people). • Red men (nickname for the Native Americans). • Black man of the forest and Old Scratch (Devil’s names).
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