Said tries to evoke the readers of the mistaken term due to different occasions

Said tries to evoke the readers of the mistaken term

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historical significance that the Orient possessed showed the variety of definitions it had. Said tries to evoke the readers of the mistaken term due to different occasions that illustrated the false interpretation of Orientalism. It is evident that the “Orient” was a “European representation” (Said, p.1). Where the meaning presents the images, ideas, and personalities of the Other. It presents that the purpose of the Orient was to define the West (p.1). In other words, The Orient
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was a "material civilization and culture” (p.2). of the European. By material civilization, he refers to the cultural and ideological mode of discourse with the support of the institutions and colonial styles.(p.2). Said mentions that there is more than a study of the Orient. Moreover, Said’s definition of Orientalism was the “Western style for dominating, restructuring and having authority over the Orient” (p.3). For Edwards Said, Orientalism is the power that the Western had over the Orient. He justified his idea exemplifying that the relationship between the both referring as “a relationship of power, of domination, of varying degrees of a complex hegemony” (p.5). By its generalization, Said denotes the superiority and power of the West possess over the Orient. Said analyzes the historical context of Orientalism, embodies with the theories of Michel Foucault. The concept of discourse and the knowledge of power demonstrate the supremacy of
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