I Am Crazy Because I M Different From Everyone Else Analysis
As a child I always felt as if I played the role of the other. I was different in ways such as loving to learn, and being an overly outgoing person with different points of view, and as a result; I found that other children were quick to single me out of their groups. Very few ever accepted me for who I was, and I was rarely included in any activities with others, unless it was forced by another.
When I turned seven, my family had to move to Texas because of my father 's …show more content…
Unless someone says something to me, I will never say anything in return.
Normally, I would say this is a bad thing, but while I fear being alone, and being silent, sometimes I wonder if I would even understand how to live the other way around.
When madrid built his story around this, other, I believe that he was talking about this person or thing we are perceived to be when we are different from everyone else in their ‘average group of people.’
Throughout my lifetime I can personally tell you of multiple experiences that would lead me to believe that the former statement is true.
“That accent would be heard in our pigmentation, our physiognomy, our names. We are in short the other.”
Our otherness isn 't defined by how we “pretend to be” no matter how how anyone tries to be anything else their color, race, language, or even preferences can cause what is known as otherness. Madrid wrote this to represent his experiences as well as others when it comes to being ‘the other’.
Experiences such as being the center of attention in a bad way, or being neglected completely, are only two cases that I personally know of, however it is certain that otherness can cause pain in many unimaginable