Near them. Learning and exploring about other people helps shatter stereotypes. We are going to explore in Sucheng Chan and Judith Ortiz Cofer essays on what they are stereotyped and whatever they’ve done to shatter the quo. Folks are stereotyped by their physical features and also by the information and knowledge we realize in regards to a group that is certain. In a chapter in “The Myth for the Latin Woman” an essay by Judith Ortiz Cofer, the writer talks about ladies seeing that intimate things.