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Stereotypes Of A Person

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Stereotyping is when one a person uses a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing to affect how they act towards said person or thing. I stereotyped the woman when I saw she was wearing nice looking clothing, I assumed that she would have a decent sum of money. However, this was untrue because when she went to order a salad, she only had roughly a dollar in pocket change to pay for it with. Another time I stereotyped a character was when I saw the homeless looking man walking around the train station walking around to people saying “Hey! I know you!” because I thought he was just trying to be buddy buddy with people to get their money. In reality, he knew it was the holiday season and starting
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