Get_Out_Film_Analysis_-_Khoi_Nguyen - Khoi Nguyen Expository Writing II M Professor Mikael Gaines No Longer a Human The movie Get Out by Jordan Peele

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Khoi Nguyen Expository Writing II - M Professor Mikael Gaines 4/27/2020 No Longer a Human The movie Get Out by Jordan Peele and the poem “The Venus Hottentot” by Elizabeth Alexander both illustrate the heart breaking history of the treatment of black people from a couple hundred years ago to modern times. In “The Venus Hottentot”, Alexander portrayed the two sides of a cruel history: a victim of exploitation and the scientist who cut her up into a display. Get Out demonstrates what happened to the cruel history which persists as discrimination and racism, while showing a group of people who want the body of black people as a novelty product. Both “The Venus Hottentot” and Get Out have a common theme of people not looking at black people as humans, but rather as objects owned and displayed. As the two works originate from different points of time, they assist in creating a picture of history and as “The Venus Hottentot” comes from an older time period, it helps us better understand the context of

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