Orientalism Setting & Symbolism

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Egypt

Egypt, a country in Africa, was a colony of Great Britain and is considered to be a part of the Orient, since its people are Middle Eastern.

East

The East is a part of the world that is considered to contain the Orient, from the British point of view. The Eastern ways and cultures are foreign to the British who consider the orientation to be the opposite of their own.

West

The West is considered to be Europe and the United States and is considered to be superior to the East, which contains the colonies.

Developed Countries

The developed countries, in the Kissinger analysis, are considered to be the United States and Europe.

Developing Countries

The developing countries, or Third World countries, are China, Indochina, Africa, the Near East, and Latin America.

The Orient

The Orient, to the British, extended from China to the Mediterranean, and includes...

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