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Unformatted text preview: system. According to Nardal, colonial exoticism was more of a presentation than a perspective, and according to her modern literature and poetic imagination convoluted and falsely portrayed black international cultures through colonial exoticism. Black cultures were being stereotyped in general and through poetry specifically there were even more stereotypes, such as the dangerous mulatto, as Negros were being turned into a form of amusement and entertainment. These contrasting interpretations of colonial exoticism both portray the loss of identity for the racially oppressed, in both the cultural and literary context, but at the same time represent different view points of the effect that it had on both the colonized and the colonizers in general....
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- Fall '08