The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #140865   Message #3239860
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
16-Oct-11 - 11:34 AM
Thread Name: BS: Racial stereotypes in retellings?
Subject: RE: BS: Racial stereotypes in retellings?
If there's only one American (say) in the story, and all the others are English (say) I can't see why it'd be offensive to refer to him or her as "the American" without feeling it necessary to add "English" to every other character.