Culture

Personality Traits Of Vietnamese, Chinese & Indian Culture

Vietnamese culture: Status is more important than wealth: doctors, teachers or engineers are considered as high-status professions and whom traditional parents wish their children to become. Education is the most importance: the higher your grade at school is or the higher your degree is, the brighter your future is. Traditional Vietnamese women are very stoic: …

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Judge Dee: A Good Magistrate?

The “Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee,” revolved around a very prominent district magistrate named Judge Dee Goong An, a man famous for his ability to solve mysterious cases. Judge Dee digs deep to solve each case and was successful because he combined the three philosophies of legalism, daoism and Confucianism. These philosophies provided him with …

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Explanation of Chinese Culture in the “Spring Moon” by Bette Bao Lord

Chinese culture and traditions are well known, on the basis of modern writing, for their originality and peculiarity. The book Spring Moon by Bette Bao Lord offers a rigorous explanation of this kind of lifestyle through the story of a Chinese girl called Spring Moon, her family, and their customs. Throughout the story, the author …

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I Have A Diamond Heart

Not everyone learns to accept themselves; however, at a young age, I am fortunate to know who I am. You may think that I’m cheeky, but I’m just trying to keep my individualistic personality. Tell you a secret: I have a diamond heart; it’s priceless, pure, unique and this is me. I spent my childhood …

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What is Peking opera?

Peking opera is a special unique blend of theater, mime, acrobatics, circus and carnival action. Wichmann stated that “Beijing Opera is a synthesis of stylized action, singing, dialogue and mime, acrobatic fighting and dancing to represent a story or depict different characters and their feelings of gladness, anger, sorrow, happiness, surprise, fear and sadness.” It …

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Age Of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, And Faith In The New China

Chinese shoppers have been dominating the luxury goods industry lately. These luxuries were previously exclusive to China’s socialites, but are now a commodity donned by those of all social classes. It was not always like this though; two years ago, the purchases of luxury goods dropped by 2% after Chinese consumers became weary after government …

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Historical Events in China

The Cultural Revolution was a very important event in Chinese history. The Cultural Revolution started on October 1st, 1949. It started when Mao Zedong declared China to be formally known as the People’s Republic of China or PRC. This announcement ended the civil war between the Chinese Communist Party and the Nationalist Party. The Chinese …

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The issues of humiliation and shame in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss

According to Wikipedia, colonization is a process by which a central system of power dominates the surrounding land and its components. It was linked to the spread of tens of millions from Western European states all over the world. Colonization basically leads to a country to impose their own traditions, languages, customs of another country. …

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The role of the renaissance and the protestanst reformation

How accurate would it be to claim that European voyages of exploration and the establishment of European overseas empires never would have happened without the renaissance and the protestant reformation? It’s accurate to claim that the exploration conducted by the Europeans wouldn’t happen without the Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation. I am going to explain …

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The influence of Japanese woodblock prints on the work of Western artists

This essay will examine the influence of Japanese woodblock prints on the work of Western artists. More specifically, this paper will focus on the influence that ukiyo-e woodblock prints had on 3 artists, Belgian cartoonist Hergé, Canadian aboriginal Haida artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas and Dutch Post-Impressionist painter Van Gogh. These artists were chosen because they …

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Kiran Desai The Inheritance of Loss – Why are Indians so influenced by the Western culture?

Firstly, appreciation of western culture and lifestyle is one of the main themes of the book. As we know, this book represents the post-colonialism; it shows the effects of colonialism throughout this book. After the colonialism, many Indians immigrate to western countries simply because they were fascinated by other countries. The majority of Indian people …

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Life in the West world

Most novelists do not kill off half of the characters in their book to prove a point, but this one does. The tragic, bloody deaths in the novel only enforce the fact that the West was wild and could not be conquered by any one human, no matter how muchexperience or knowledge that person had. …

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The Brave Cowboy: Analyzing an Ordinary Contemporary Life

Edward Abbey’s second novel, The Brave Cowboy, is intensely critical of modern life. The book celebrates wide-open spaces and freedom through consistent comparison to an adjacent reality: the hustle and bustle of the city. As the novel continues, we experience the challenges and constraints that Abbey connects with modernity, which Abbey deems unfortunate but unavoidable. …

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Islam and West Culture

Why this rivalry between two civilization taken place as it claimed possessor of God’s final dispensation to mankind, can be observed in different ways. First of all, whether that claimant is previous or subsequent. Form a traditional Christian point of view, since christainty was the end of the process of revelation, anything subsequent was necessarily …

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A Comparison of Western Culture in Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Marji’s Versus Western Culture On page 185 of Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis, the differences between Marji’s fundamentalist background and Western culture becomes quite obvious, as Marji struggles to adjust to the lifestyle of the local Austrians. After Marji moves to Austria, there is a sudden development in her maturity, as she is sent away from her …

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Challenges of education in a multicultural environment

The problems often encountered by teachers and students in these case can be: Problems of communication breakdowns between staff and students because of poor foreign language ability and pronunciation of the English language used within the school. Cultural differences between students or between the student and the teacher (what is common and normal in one …

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Multiculturalism as a negative in neil bissondaths no place like home and will kymlickas immigrants multiculturalism and canadian citizenship

Canada is a place known to be a multiculturalism country to many. Although it is meant to be a positive thing in many minds, it is also tended to be a negative thing. This is shown in the essays “No Place Like Home” by Neil Bissondath, and “Immigrants, Multiculralism, and Canadian citizenship” by Will Kymlicka. …

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I Am Proud To Be Mexican

All of nature commences to whisper its secrets to me in my ear through it gushing, powerful, unexplainable sounds. Sounds that were once unclear to my soul now become the meaningful language of my nature and my culture that make me who I am. As a Mexican young lady, naturally, Spanish is my first language. …

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Multilingualism And Identity In Transnational Workplaces In Sweden

Introduction The project explores how social identity of immigrant youth is achieved at workplace interactions. I propose to study workplace activities that are accomplished through interaction. For this project, I would like to focus on two types of interactional activities at workplace: (a) task-based activities such as assigned group projects, and (b) various institutional talks, …

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Social Justice Orientation And Multicultural Environment

Empirical Research Review and Critique Research Topic This article considers the factors associated with faculty multicultural teaching competence. Mena and Rogers (2017) state that most research surrounding the teaching of multicultural courses focus on instructional strategies, course content, and social processes, with little attention given to qualities of multiculturally competent faculty members. This lack of …

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An argument in favor of multiculturalism as an inevitable challenge for democracies

In a world where the lines between cultures and countries are becoming more and more blurred thanks to phenomena like globalization and mass immigration, one begins to question whether or not multiculturalism becomes an obstacle in modern-day democracies. Multiculturalism leads to the existence of different and at times, opposing values and interests among the people …

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Arab Canadians: Stereotypes, Conflict, History And Cultural Identity  

This paper provides a comprehensive composing overview of published scholarly and academic research on Arab Canadians. It groups the research into three essential categories based on the subject and gives supporting evidence about the methodology. It as well looks into the circumstances and history that made this diaspora group visible in Canada. Providing the preliminary …

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Matsu and Kenzo

Yin and Yang is the idea of creating balance in the universe. While one side represents good, the other represents evil and when both sides are balanced, one achieves perfect harmony. The two sides fit together perfectly, each conjoined to the other. In Gail Tsukiyama’s novel, The Samurai’s Garden, the idea of yin and yang, …

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Origin of Fetish in ‘The Conjuring Stories’

A fetish object assumes distinct, almost superstitious power and is often associated with sexual gratification, desire, and worship. As explained in “Sexualization in the Media,” “Fetishization marks a cultural, psychological, and social technique of fetishizing things by making them appear larger than life, animate, or sexually desirable”. It is argued that this process has profoundly …

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The Role Of The Black Lives Matter Movement In Fighting Against Racism

Coming from a different background or race, one will always come into contact with being racially profiled or discriminated. Many Americans today are dealing with being racially profiled because of one simple thing the color of their skin, especially African Americans. In fact, it has come to a point where many black people are being …

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Analysis Of Lilith’s Personality From Sister Lilith By Honoreer Fanonne Jeffers

Honoreer Fanonne Jeffers’s 2000 story “Sister Lilith” it is a story about female character who was created from the mud together with her husband Adam, then they were blessed with little son known as Cain. According to the text Lilith describes their “Skin darker than their mud”. This shows that Adam, Lilith and Cain were …

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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman: Role of Characters’ Opinions

One of the most distinctive and immediately impressive things about Ernest Gaines’ novel, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, is the way the author opens his story with an introduction of a collective of speakers, his cast of character/narrators, so to speak. Gaines weaves his narrative through an interplay between the organizing consciousness of the …

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The Target Population And Factors Contributing To Sexually Transmitted Infections (Sti) Acquisition

The target population is heterosexuals, low-income African-Americans, ages 18 to 25 residing in San Francisco, California. In San Francisco, African American young adults are at higher risk for acquiring gonorrhea infection relative to other races/ ethnicities’ youth adults. Respectively, in 2010, the target population ages 15-19 had an incidence rate of 2301. 2 and ages …

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The Pioneers Of Writing In African Languages In The English-Speaking African World

It is wrong to refer to the writers of Negritude as the first writers of sub-Saharan Africa. Indeed, if their advent has been a landmark in the history of black African literature, it must be noted that writers in southern Africa were the first to write literary works. It is useful to briefly recall their …

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