How ‘Westworld’ Uses Multilingualism to Explore Prejudice

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Since its pilot episode, HBO’s Westworld has used dream sequences to channel the show’s central theme of awakening into consciousness. The park’s robotic hosts, haunted by shadowy memories that hint at their past lives and deaths, learn to follow these recollective landmarks out of the conceptual maze of their programming.

For Maeve Millay (Thandie Newton), these dreams manifest as idyllic memories of her young daughter, and then take a horrific turn when the child is abducted by a member of


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