Stereotypes are used to categorize different groups of people. When we fail to understand someone who’s different than us, we tend to put them into classifications that we think best suits anyone else who dresses, talks, or acts like they do. We’re all guilty of doing this. It’s almost an unconscious reflex. There are hundreds and hundreds of different stereotypes. How many can you identify?
What type of people are believed to wear black clothes all the time, act moody, use black makeup, and are considered “outcasts” of society? Which country is stereotyped by being referred to as being well known for tulips, drugs, cheese, water, and prostitutes?