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Fashioning Identities Custom Essay

    Said’s defines Orientalism as an assessment of the ways by which Britain and France settled depicted North African Middle East in the 19th and 20th century. He attempts to assess how this concept continues to exist even today as evident in the way the media in these regions continue report on and depict these Arab nations in after independence (Trefflich, 2011: 16). He appears to suggest that, the machinery of these western super powers continue to exist even after independence. When the European powerful nations started entering the Northern African and Middle East lands, they interacted with the natives in these places that were still much less developed. While interacting with their culture and civilization, they found it to be quite bizarre.