Does Edward Said’s treatment of ‘East’ and ‘West’ in Orientalism essentialise the very categories that he seeks to criticise?

Please cite and reference Edward Said’s book on orientalism and use other credible authors to help the essay. my most important instruction for this essay is the citing and referencing required. After every single sentence thats been taken from a source, please cite it with (author, year) and page numbers also help (optional). but please make sure you do this for every sentence with information taken from a source.