I Am Not Your Princess And Nothing Sacred

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Thus, through the comparison of “I Am Not Your Princess” by Chrystos and “Nothing Sacred” by Gregory Scofield, it will become evident that each poem possesses similarities in the display of the Westerners commercialization of the Aboriginal culture, and the stereotypes they as Aboriginals are forced to face in their everyday lives. Over the course of many years, Aboriginals are forced to hear the crude, stereotypical remarks thrown at them. “I Am Not Your Princess” and “Nothing Sacred” both emphasize the disrespect and mockery made up of the Aboriginal culture. In Chrystos’ poem, she focuses on how Aboriginals are generalized and how it is frustrating to constantly be stereotyped, indicating that this is a reoccurring matter. In line thirty

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