The concept of the “Other” derives mainly from structuralist theory, which argue

The concept of the “Other” derives mainly from structuralist theory, which argues that we shape the world through language by use of such polar opposites as “high and low,” “sacred and profane,” “raw and cooked,” “male and female.” One of the most potent of these pairs is “self and other.” It is argued that we construct a sense of self by differentiating ourselves from others, and that we construct a sense of otherness by differentiating others from ourselves. Since we usually impart values to the distinctions we make, the “Other” is never an equal. The “Other” is either vastly superior or grossly inferior, a god or a devil.With the above information and your readings from chapters in American Stories in mind (screenshots attached!!)1. Post a 200-300 word analysis of what you think the significance of the idea of the “other” is to the foundation of what will become the United States.
Requirements: 300 words

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