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Unformatted text preview: contradictions, differences within Montaigne and the Noble Savage: Primitivism and the Exoticizing of the Other Primitive as pure like fruits not bred for market: the former retain alive and vigorous theirgenuine properties and virtues Uses the primitive to mock and satirize proper and civilized culture of West But in doing so produces a misrepresentation of the Other (close to nature, simpler and thus child-like, not given to Western-style self reflection, etc the great world is the mirror in which we must look at ourselves to recognize ourselves form the proper angleMontaigne Tempest Prospersohumanist or skeptic?...
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- Spring '12