The Other And Otherness Analysis

Satisfactory Essays

“The Others” refer to people that are labeled and identified to be outside of Western societal norms because of their differences to the aesthetic or political ideal.

This series investigates our culture’s perception of “the other and otherness” and how prescribed labels determine society’s behavior toward a social group because of race, gender, sex, class, and religion. When someone is perceived to challenge the dominant group’s value and beliefs, they are marginalized and excluded. This exclusion leads to social groups without a political voice with fewer rights like not being able to marry someone that is the same sex or people of different race and class not having the right to vote. To explicitly challenge
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