This paper examines media-propagated orientalism and Western hegemony in relation to the Middle East. There are countless films that portray Arabs as monodimensionally evil villains. One such film is the 2008 blockbuster Iron Man. This paper analyzes orientalism and hegemonic constructs in Iron Man and some of the effects and messages that Iron Man promotes.
"Iron Man: A Case Study in Orientalism and Hegemony,"
Proceedings of GREAT Day: Vol. 2010, Article 1.
Available at: https://knightscholar.geneseo.edu/proceedings-of-great-day/vol2010/iss1/1