Understanding the Misunderstood Art From Different Cultures
By Kate Woods
Art is a medium used by people world wide to express their ideas, their fears,
and their joys. The artist takes the experiences of life and translates them
into a visual object, rich in colors, shapes and sizes, fo
Every society and culture has different ways of interpreting and defining occurrences by the way their own culture or society functions. "A society's culture, consists of whatever it is one has to know or believe in order to operate in a manner acceptable to its members"(Geertz 242). The rituals
Parental expectations of their children's development can be influenced bymany factors. factors like media, family beliefs, personal experience. Expectations come from several sources- from parents, teachers, family, peers and ourselves. All these factors relate to social and culture beliefs. Piaget
Immortality Views among Different Cultures and Religions
The concept of life after death has been around practically as long as life itself. Our beliefs about life after death can have a profound effect on our attitudes toward life. Most individual's beliefs about life after death are direct
“Different cultures have different truths”, “truth is that which can be accepted universally”. What are the implications for knowledge of agreeing with these opposing statements?
Throughout my time lived I was taught by my parents, teachers and relatives that our universe consisted of nin
From the start of this culture, people have questioned personal rights for equality because many did not receive the same equal opportunity as others did. Roughly two-hundred years of cruelty shadowed over minorities in America and as time rendered on our soci
Many different cultures have tried different methods as to find out about the causes of disease and how to treat different kinds of diseases. Various countries have come up with alternate cures and treatments for various diseases. These ancient societies compromise of China, Greece, Egypt and South
Christians in other parts of the world are reading scripture in different ways because of there cultural experiences. I find it very interesting that the Western-world has had the mission to Christianize those who are in the non-Western world. Studies show that there are many
In order to provide a meaningful response to this question, one would have to first look at the definition of "intelligence." Intelligence can mean a variety of things to any individual or group of people. Howard Gardner's definition of intelligence is: "The ability to solve problems or create produ
What is an American? To me being an American can mean a lot of different things. It could be someone who lives in America or someone who works here.
One of the many differences between an American and many other countries is the fact that we are not picky. For instance to become a German you e
Since the dawn of man, people have had their own forms of religion. Be
it simple ceremonial burial or complex blessing rituals, each person had their
own way to explain the wonders of nature like, how did we come here and what our
purpose here was. Another thing that each in
Culture Challenges 1
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Sato.Inc Case Analysis
Sato Inc. is a Japanese multinational company who manufacture computer peripherals devices. They also have a subsidiary Sato.US in the suburbs of Chicago. Here the number of American employees is higher than the Japanese, but all the managerial le
Influence of Proxemics
Specifically, according to Edward T. Hall, who has pioneered the study of spatial communication. Proxemics refers to the use of space in communication: "the study of how man unconsciously structures microspace-the distance between men in conduct of daily transaction, the
Multinational organisations, defined as organisations with operations, subsidiaries or investments in more than two countries, are becoming more commonplace as the concept of globalisation and the global economy becomes more widespread in practice. It is evident that the globalisation phenomenon has
Why is it important to learn about different cultures?
Why is it important to learn about different cultures? Does it really matter? Why should we take time off to learn about a person who is different? What does this do for us? These are very important questions which are asked frequently. I th
Differences between Aristotle¡¯s Rhetoric and Ancient Chinese Rhetoric
Theories develop and evolve in particular cultural contexts. When I finish reading Aristotle¡¯s Rhetoric, I began to think about the rhetoric in ancient China. Since I grew up in a typical eastern culture, according to my un
There are many ways geography affects culture. Many people migrated across the Bering Straight land bridge during the pre-Columbian period. They came from Asia and entered the Americas following the Ice Age mammals. People had to learn to survive in their new environment. Unique cultures deve
“The USA was not a ‘melting pot’ but a ‘mosaic’ of different cultures in the period 1890-1910’ Do you agree?
According to some historians, the USA in 1890 had become a ‘melting pot’ of different cultures, meaning that the people who had immigrated to America had left their old tra
Begler, Elsie. "Global Cultures: The First Steps Toward Understanding" Social Education. September 1998, 62(5) pg. 272-275.
In Begler's Article a discussion on how educators should go about teaching culture occurs. The article starts out by giving a definition of what is meant by culture and t
My teaching philosophy is mainly based on my educational experience. I have been educated by many great teachers, and those who have had an impact on my life are those who were passionate about teaching as well as learning. I believe that an effective teacher should always con
A Different mirror:
A History of Multicultural America
Ronald Takaki is one of the foremost-recognized scholars of multicultural studies and holds a PhD. in American History from the University of California, Berkeley. As a professor of Ethnic Studies at the same university, he wrote A Differ
The world today has developed across a broad scope of cultural groupings, the totality of any socially transmitted behavior patterns, arts beliefs and institutions that are coupled with the products of human work and thought.
However, culture can also be considered to be traits and products t
"Many of us live on the hyphen of Different cultures." This statement by Richard Rodriguez is true from many people in the world today. But what factors contribute the identification with culture and a nation? The various factors that define a culture are the way people see a cultures attitude, f
American identity has been created by many events throughout the course of history. This country was founded on the clashing and mixing of many different cultures and lifestyles. One of the most important periods of time for this country was during the period of conflict between Americans and Nativ
Santha talked about her personal experiences that helped to shape her own identity as an Indian girl. She described racism and the significance of name through her school life in the British school. Historically British had superior feeling toward Indians because India was one of their colonies. The
Poems from diferent cultures
During the poem limbo (by Edward kamau Brathwaite) is more of a cultural poem than a tradition. As the poem discribes a stressful and upseting time black people lived through. The way they were moved from Africa to America to the United Kingdom. In between the rows th
Birthing Cermonies of Other Cultures
The birthing ceremonies of the Indian culture has a lot of
different aspects then the American culture does. I guess that is why they are
different cultures. All cultures have different views on different things such
as religion, but they also
The Japanese Experience
Historically, pornography has been much more acceptable in Japan than it has been in the US. There has been an age-old tradition whereby obscene graffiti has been drawn on new buildings to express the artist's sexual desires (Diamond and Uchiyama 1999). Therefore, it
I am going to be talking about their methods that the poets use to explore the connection between people and the places in which they live in. The poems that I am comparing are Hurricane hits England and Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan.
In Hurricane Hits England the techniques