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Orientalism

  1. 1. Orientalism Prepared By Bhagirath Khuman Paper Post colonial Literature (ee-305) Roll no 08 Class M. A. Sem-1 Year 2011-12 10/9/2011 1
  2. 2. <ul><li>Occidental : connected with Western part of the world, especially Europe and America </li></ul><ul><li>Oriental : connected with or typical of Eastern part of the world, especially China and Japan, the people who live there </li></ul><ul><li>-ism : system of movement of </li></ul>
  3. 3. Division of the World <ul><li>Orient </li></ul><ul><li>East </li></ul><ul><li>Theirs </li></ul><ul><li>Occident </li></ul><ul><li>West </li></ul><ul><li>Ours </li></ul>
  4. 4. Generalization <ul><li>Lazy </li></ul><ul><li>Irrational </li></ul><ul><li>Uncivilized </li></ul><ul><li>Crude </li></ul><ul><li>Active </li></ul><ul><li>Rational </li></ul><ul><li>Civilized </li></ul><ul><li>Sophisticated </li></ul>Define themselves by defining the Orientals
  5. 5. <ul><li>Christ Christianity </li></ul><ul><li>Mohammad Mohammadism </li></ul>
  6. 6. Orientals, Highly Romanticized in Western Work
  7. 7. Justifications for Ruling the Orientals
  8. 8. Orientalism Now
  9. 9. Submitted to : Department of English

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