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    The Orient and the East

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    the native people, Westerners named the things from the East “Orient,” and along with this name came many stereotypes and assumptions of the people and the land. Although, imperialism is no longer present, effects such as orientalism still resonates within the culture being expressed through media such as the Academy Award winning movie of the year Argo. Orientalism is the misconception by Westerners of foreign people from the “Orient.” It focuses on the differences between the East and the West

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    Murder on the Orient Express

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    Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie is a novel about mystery and crime. It takes place in winter on a train that’s on its way to Paris. Unfortunately, they run into a snowdrift. Now, they’re stranded in the middle of nowhere with a murdered man on board. In the beginning, a man by the name of Ratchett consults Hercule Poirot, (Inspector) about a problem of his which is that he has an enemy. Ratchett would like Poirot to keep him safe since his life has been threatened but Poirot refuses

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    “Orient Express is arguably her most enduring work as far as the average reader goes, due to the daring gimmick the author was able to pull off: they all did it ("Murder on the Orient" 155). This critical comment made by Greg Wilson gives an accurate depiction to the mystery that Agathe Christie builds up in her book. The Murder on the Orient Express has many aspects that played big roles in creating the novel. The way the author uses the aspects, such as plot, setting, the author 's style, and the

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    leave at the end of 1914, and they married on the afternoon of Christmas Eve. Agatha Christie died on January 12, 1976, at the age of 85 from natural causes in her Winterbrook House. The story begins with Hercule Poirot, a detective, boards the Orient Express train. He is unable to sit in first class because it is full. In the morning, Poirot woke up to a cry that he thought nothing of until the next morning. The conductor informed everyone that the train is stuck in a snow bank. The next morning

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    Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie  Author- Agatha Christie was born in 1890 in England and raised by a wealthy American father and English mother. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in 44 foreign languages. She is the author of 78 crime novels and was made a dame in 1971. She was married twice, her second husband being an archeologist whom she often traveled with on his archeological exhibitions to the Middle East. This gave her an understanding

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    people to behave rightly. Also, they need to protect the rules. However, in Agatha Christie’s novel, Murder on the Orient Express, the characters act dishonestly: twelve passengers on the Orient Express murder Cassetti, they lie to the Belgian private detective, Hercule Poirot and the protagonist overlooks the passengers. Agatha Christie wrote these intensions fairly. From Murder on the Orient Express, the readers can learn that some set of morals are endorsed. Before the explanation of twelve passengers’

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    The scrapbook is about all the main characters in the book “Murder on the Orient Express” by: Agatha Christie. They are all important in the book because without them there would not be a book or a story written. They all play an important role in this story, and they help make this story interesting. The first main character in the scrapbook is Hercule Poirot. Hercule Poirot is extremely intelligent, and he is most well known for his curly moustache, and short stature. He is a retired Belgian police

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    Orientalism

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    describes the desire for knowledge about the orient as being spawned from the desire to colonialise effectively not to decipher the complex nature of a society which is inherently different, thus bound to do things a little differently. By comprehending the Orient, the West justified a position of ownership. The Orient became the subject, the seen, the observed, the studied; Orientalist philosophers were the apprentices, the overseers, the observers. The Orient was quiescent; the West was dynamic

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    take on Orientalism, the collection highlights the feeling of ‘otherness’, in that the Orient represents an exotic fantasy as opposed to being an equal: “Present-day orientalism is a ‘series of imaginary mirrorings’ in which the white Westerner enacts a level of otherness that eclipses the circumstances of the ‘true’ other” . Essentially, Marc Jacobs embodies a colonialist who explores and exploits the Orient, therefore reinforcing the idea that Or... ... middle of paper ... ...countries begin

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    her sister she addresses the life that the women of the Orient lead. She criticizes the representation of women regarding sexuality, marriage, customs and liberty. By doing so she sets her travel account apart from the ones of other writers at that time, such as Jean Dumont, Aaron Hill, Robert Withers, George Sandys and John Covel (cf. Lowe, pg.1). She often remarks how male travelers have given wrong descriptions and depiction of the Orient. Jean Dumont is one of the travelers she criticizes: “[…]

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