Using specific examples from the works we have covered so far, discuss the concept of the other as a means of dehumanizing a person or a group in a well-developed analytical essay.

Analytical Essay

Prompt: Using specific examples from the works we have covered so far, discuss the concept of the other as a means of dehumanizing a person or a group in a well-developed analytical essay.

In particular, focus on how the associations with animals of prey are interconnected with those who are deemed bad/evil. What does your analysis reveal?

Readings:
Genesis 1 and 2
Lilith myth
The Fugitive Slave Margaret Garner and Tragedy on the Ohio
Medea by Euripides
Filicide in Euripides’ Medea: A Biopoetic Approach

Using specific examples from the works we have covered so far, discuss the concept of the other as a means of dehumanizing a person or a group in a well-developed analytical essay.