Reinvention Of The Orient Women

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On one hand, she is like a little girl who is just growing up too fast,

without proper guidance, yet on the other hand, her attitude towards sex and her sexual

affairs with man for power and deception come across sympatric, yet disgust. She is no

longer the naïve young girl persona we see at first, but someone growing more

complicated and more gray - an angel with broken wings, bad girl with a halo over her

horns, a product of a dysfunctional family, a girl growing up too soon. This leaves room

for fragmentations and the need to pursue multi-narratives within the society. It clearly

illustrates that we no longer conforms to the master narrative, the voices of the multiple

narratives must be expressed. identity. As the film progresses, more and more hidden

stories are unveiled, within its hidden stories (narratives), an enriching experience all too

familiar in life, yet rare in cinema.

Works Cited

Bhabha, H (1990). “The Other Question: Difference, Discrimination and the Discourse of

Colonialism” in Out There: Marginalization and Contemporary Cultures. E.d Ferguson et

al. New York: The New Museum of Contemporary Art & Massachuestts Institute of

Technology, pp. 71-88

Baudrillard, J. (1983). The precession of simulacra. In. J. Storey (Ed.), Cultural theory

and popular culture: A reader (pp. 350-357). London: Pearson.

Media Text:

Memoirs of a Geisha (2005). Dir. Rob Marshall. Columbia Pictures, inc and Dreamworks

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