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ANALYSIS OF A CONTEMPORARY FILM ON HOW IT RECYCLES MYTHICAL THEMES
The paper is on the Analysis Of A Contemporary Film On How It Recycles Mythical Themes.The themes represented this documentary film “Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People” brings into surface the problem associated with western countries .
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ANALYSIS OF A CONTEMPORARY FILM ON HOW IT RECYCLES MYTHICAL THEMES Discussion: Arabs have always been portrayed in bad light by the western countries. They are the most maligned group in Hollywood history. They are always depicted negatively and are considered sub-human. This culture has been with the western countries for many years and has extended easily in non Arab countries. For decades the Arabs and Muslims have been portrayed as the enemy and an obstacle to peace and prosperity in the ...
... Arabs occupy mystical land of hostile deserts, tropical oases, magical carpets, genies, corrupt sultans, apt to steal bandits, scheming sheiks and sensual harem girls. This emphasizes the negative attitude western countries have towards the Arabs. Even in today’s films such scripting still survives but it has been usurped mostly by this new myth that: Arabs are terrorist who may not only be plotting the destruction of the west from the middle east but also the destruction of the whole world.
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