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By Marieke Jochimsen

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Seminar paper from the yr 2008 within the topic English Language and Literature experiences - Literature, grade: 2,0, collage of Münster (Englisches Seminar), direction: Asian British tradition on movie and television , language: English, summary: “Oh East is East and West is West, and not the twain shall meet,
Till Earth and Sky stand almost immediately at God’s nice Judgement Seat;
But there's neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth,
When robust males stand nose to nose, although they arrive
from the tip of the earth!”1

Stereotypes exist all over round us and are a ordinary skill so as to speak about the realm. even if, they could lead to prejudices and discrimination. The stereotypical department into “East” and “West” is obviously a too simplistic one, given that there's not anything matching those expressions on this planet.
This study paper goals to bare equipment of postcolonialism to beat binary oppositions like “East” and the “West”, which were developed in the course of colonial occasions via western perception and illustration of the “East”. After in short displaying constitutive and simplifying features of language in most cases, an creation to Eward Said’s paintings Orientalism is given to illustrate of the construction of the ‘otherness’ of a selected team. Orientalism specializes in how and to which expand the Orient or the East has been created in western notions. via this suggests the need for postcolonial discourse is highlighted. This so-called rewriting of the earlier is additionally saw within the Asian British diaspora. the flicks East is East and Ae fond Kiss might be interpreted for instance for postcolonial discourse and an try to holiday nationwide or ethnic stereotypes and binary juxtapositions.

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