Pedagogy of the Oppressed

by

Paulo Freire

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Pedagogy of the Oppressed Characters

Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire is a 20th-century educator and educational theorist, and the author of Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Freire’s work with the Brazilian government figures heavily into his writing, as he formed much of his theory… read analysis of Paulo Freire

The Oppressor

The oppressor is an important part of Freire’s conception of oppression. For Freire, the oppressor holds power over the oppressed and actively prevents them from having freedom. Oppressors rely on a permanent… read analysis of The Oppressor

The Oppressed

The oppressed are the collective group of people in the world who are exploited, intimidated, and “dehumanized” by an oppressive social system. Freire sees his philosophy as a means of helping any and… read analysis of The Oppressed