bell hooks includes some films for examples in her essay to make her point that there are many examples in the media that portrays white supremacy. The view point she takes is not that of obvious racism though; hooks points out that whites look at the Others as a conquest, as something exotic and worldly. hooks includes movies like Heart Condition, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover, Hairspray and others. Can you think of specific examples in advertising when Otherness is used?
bell hooks, Eating the Other DQ
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