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I’tesamuddin’s narrative in and of itself does not seem to participate in the discourse of Orientalism. Orientalism concerns itself with the “othering” of Eastern culture, making it a spectacle to Western culture.
Lord Byron and Lady Mary both share an interest in the beauty of ancient Greece through a poetic lens. Lady Mary takes the time to explain on her letters how she is disappointed about these beautiful castles in Greece are destroyed and how now these places are being invaded by peasants. 373 kata lagi
Both Lady Mary Wortly Montagu’s 45th letter and Lord Byron’s The Giaour offer a nostalgic portrayal of Greece. In the beginning of The Giaour, Byron gives a female personification of Greece – a female personification that has been killed through a loss of culture. 275 kata lagi