Orientalism and its connection to making Arab and Indian women absent

Orientalism and its connection to making Arab and Indian women absent

The second essay will take up the following concepts: Orientalism and its connection to making Arab and Indian women absent. In this essay, discuss these concepts and how they are related according to Sanjukta Ghosh, Therese Saliba, and the film On Orientalism. To write this essay you will also need to discuss the politics of veiling. Consider the idea from the film Under One Sky that 4 Arab women’s bodies become sites of empire building and in particular how the veil, is a site where political tensions are played out. Shirin Ebadi writes with reference to the veil,that governments and rulers “act out a political agenda… on the frontiers of women’s bodies”(8).