The result of his decision to not exoticize
the horror of mass murder was "The Act of Killing," a savage, troublingly amusing, film.
To rephrase one of the themes running through your provocation: in what ways do black holes exoticize
a permanently unknowable other?
To the filmmakers' credit, much of the story foregoes the temptation to exoticize
the region's colonial past and recent civil war.
Instead, they seek to "exoticize
" and "stigmatize" Middle Easterners (particularly Muslims) as something "foreign" and representing the "other."
The first chapter, "Indo-Canadian Women's Fiction in English: Feminist AntiRacist Politics and Poetics that Resist the Indo-Chic", opens with a succinct history of South Asian Canadian writing in the larger international context with the boom of Indian literature in English, and puts the relatively recent success of these texts down to recurrent marketing strategies that simultaneously depoliticize and exoticize
them: "The literary value of these novels is thus paradoxically put into question by the very system that promotes them", the authors write.
She didn't plan to show the resultant pictures in the United States, thinking they would be seen to exoticize
There are also a number of picture books for young readers that do not exoticize
the north to the same extent.
 It might also be noted that the depiction of the Na'vi continues a trend to romanticize and exoticize
native peoples that has been present in cinema for decades.
"There was a tendency to exoticize
transgender people, and there was very little serious coverage," she says.
To summarize the book's findings: historical narratives about the Thirty Years War minimize or ignore the achievements of female rulers, leaders, and warriors; they reduce historical heroines to their private roles and exoticize
mythical figures such as witches and Amazons; invented female characters appear with much greater frequency than historical women.
Divided into five sections, the book uses travel as an allegory for the Self's search for its other half, a Platonic journey that reshapes the ubiquitous-and generally problemafic--"travel poem" into literature that chooses not to exoticize
Always ready to exoticize
, even when on their best behavior, the news media pulled out their one-size-fits-all cultural exceptionalism.