Arch 314- Week 2 Reading Response.docx - Ginger Nolan Rashi Gupta 1 September 2019 Arch 314 Week 2 Reading Response Michel Foucault the author of The

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Ginger Nolan Rashi Gupta 1 September 2019 Arch 314 Week 2 Reading Response Michel Foucault, the author of The Order of Things , prefaces his book with the consideration of what order is and its role in society. He utilizes an analogy of a Chinese encyclopedia and how it categorizes animals. He questions where the line is drawn between separate but seemingly similar species. What are the qualities or characteristics that localize these groups? This process of classifying identities and similitudes as he says are meticulously thought out and specific to a keen eye. Foucault hopes to delve deeper into not the history of the word, but why one system of elements came to be instead of another. Moreover, to understand how does the order seem to be established and on what principles and theories. In chapter one of Orientalism , Edward W. Said confronts the age-old relationship of the alien and the familiar. He discusses a moment in 1882 when England occupied Egypt and how powerful
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  • Orientalism, White House, Edward Said, Arthur Balfour

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