The Little Hunchback From The One Thousand And One Nights

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- In the story, "The Little Hunchback" from The One Thousand and One Nights, the hunchback is indicative of social class and acceptance of abnormality in society. The story does not give specific details to how the hunchback is how he is, but in my own understanding, it is a kind of deformity that was given through birth. Through his appearance, I can comprehend that deformity is accepted in society, just like how the religions are explicitly stated for each main character. This aspect demonstrates an amenable society within this period of time, where people with abnormalities and religious differences receive equal recognition and social relevance. Nevertheless, the alteration of appearance does not define the human

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