Essays Tagged: "two cultures"

How Does Lewis explain the dull monotony or "universal similarity" reigning in American Life? How many cultures does America have? What is the source of American culture?

the town needs to be less secure in order to strive for excellence.In Lewis' Main Street, there are two cultures: urban and rural. The urbanites represent the capitalist class and rural people represe ...

(3 pages) 102 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison Essay written to compare the two poems "Persimmons" and "I Go Back to 1937".

IRONY AND SYMBOLISMThe collision of two worlds and cultures coming together creates turmoil and confusion for many. With an autobiograph ... "Persimmons" by Li-Young Lee and "I Go Back to May 1937" by Sharon Olds. "Persimmons" is a story of two cultures coming together in the life of one person. Lee came from a Chinese heritage and grew up ... way about American society along with the difficulties of the English language.The authors of these two poems felt out-of-place and at odds with their surroundings during their childhoods. In the poem ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Language of Hawaii

is right for me. There is a tug-a-war between the Hawaiian partof me and the Haole part of me. The two cultures that I consider myself, Scottish andHawaiian, are both proud, interesting, and contain ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Woman Warrior by Maxine Hongs Kingston.

he Woman Warrior is a story about Maxine Hong Kingston's memoir, who is trying to blend and develop two different cultures into one. The story explains how immigrants have hard times and difficulties ... t deal with being a quiet woman trying to fight racism and oppression. She is striving to blend the two cultures without abandoning the traditions. Kingston goes back and forth from the past to the pr ...

(4 pages) 128 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cultural differences between Indian civilization and Western civilization.

order to do that we will first make a theoretical analysis aiming to put in evidence the way those two societies are structured. We will also explain the differences that we can find between them. Th ... t we can find between them. Then, we will analyze what was the result of the confrontation of these two cultures. In addition to that, I'll try to give my personal point of view on the evolution of In ...

(12 pages) 329 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Differences between family in western and eastern culture

nts who smooch their children at every chance. I have been on this line my whole life, torn between two cultures - the Indian, and the American. The main differences between the two lie in the attitud ... are celebrating the most North American of holidays - Thanksgiving. Me, my brother, my parents, and two pairs of aunts and uncles. That's it. We're sitting at the table, barely talking, simply sitting ...

(6 pages) 81 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Cultural Analysis of Spain

yond the Pyrenees, the Mediterranean, and North Africa. Following the Iberians, came the Celts. The two cultures merged and established a distinctive Celt Iberian culture. In 1492, the Moors, a nomadi ... also has a relatively low annual precipitation average of 17.8 inches per year.The communications network of Spain is well-established. Spain has 5 news agencies, 87 daily newspapers, 5 broadcast tele ...

(7 pages) 126 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Different Cultural Norms

f daughters and moving out are different in both worlds. These are just few occurrences where these two cultures collide.Even a mere think as maintaining a conversation can be very difficult for many ... ter was raped or just caught with someone of the opposite sex. A modern example of this could be of two teenager kids. Normally in an Indian household, when the boy wants to go out he can go without h ...

(6 pages) 127 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

What is anthropology and why we should study it?

ass started early in the morning and required a lot from me, I am glad that I took it. I grew up in two cultures simultaneously and the experiences I incurred have made me the person I am today. I thi ... roup interested me not only because I am Vietnamese but also because I see first hand what the past two generations of Vietnamese people have gone through. When my parents came here in 1979 with no mo ...

(7 pages) 180 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Japanese Business Practices

inesses. To better understand the relationship between culture and business, a case study involving two contrasting cultures will be analyzed. Throughout this paper, the cultural impact on business pr ... ated between Japan and the United States. There are many similarities and differences between these two cultures with respect to business, ultimately influencing the business practices in each country ...

(3 pages) 97 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


i.e. B2 bomber, Lone Ranger, Flash Gordon, which are American cartoon characters. They live between two languages, English and Spanish and two cultures, Mexican and American. The "awful grandmother" r ... n different countries and cultures. Cultural tensions will most likely continue to exist because no two cultures are exactly the same and it takes much effort to learn other cultures.

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Greek and Roman Art

ill beautiful in its own sense. There are also a number of similarities that are evident with these two cultures as well, but the point that will be focused on is the differences that are found betwee ... . Because of the rushed way in which the portraits were painted allows for similarities between the two. The Portrait of a Man is at a slight angle as compared to the Portrait of a Young Woman, but lo ...

(5 pages) 65 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Burial Practices of the Ancient Egyptian and Greco-Roman Cultures

co-Roman practices of preparing the dead for the next cradle of humanity are very intriguing. These two cultures differ in a multitude of ways yet similarities can be noted in the domain of funerary s ... y disturbed in the tomb.Burial practices aside one can note an interesting difference between these two ancient civilizations. Differences can be observed concerning how amicable the afterlife was. Th ...

(6 pages) 45 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Man Who Saw Too Much

ft off, the film goes deeper into exploring the unknown and, in the process, shows the gulf between two cultures who live side by side but lack understanding of each others culture and traditions. Wei ...

(2 pages) 30 0 2.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Early Civilizations

First Civilizations The first two civilizations in the world were the Egyptians and the Sumarians in the region earlier known as M ... ians and the Sumarians in the region earlier known as Mesopotamia. Over here they started the first two civilizations in the world. Even though a considerable distance divided these two cultures, they ... istance divided these two cultures, they still had a few matching characteristics. For example, the two were polytheistic worshippers, they both worshipped multiple Gods. Being the first two civilizat ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ap English SUmmer Assignment "differences between Native american cultures"

during America's westwardexpansion, demonstrate many similarities and also differences between the two cultures, inaddition to enclosing key facts that expose universal characteristics about Native A ... no such counteraction is taken, heseeks peace through verbal resolution. Lastly, the basis for the two speeches is completelydifferent. "Speech of Logan" pertains to the murderous actions taken by Co ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book Analysis of "The Red Tent", by Anita Diamant.

the word no has no real meaning at all. "The Red Tent" retells the story as the coming together of two cultures and the desire of a woman to find love. Dinah was not raped, but Dinah had intercourse ...

(4 pages) 18 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Cultural Struggle

ern culture I find myself living in. Sometimes I feel like I am in a tug of war, caught between the two - the cultural beliefs that my parents refuse to let go and that of my generation. I am constant ... ar your make-up, how to act on a date and what are the hottest clothes of the season. Balancing the two cultures and integrating them to make it a livable situation for both me and my parents has prov ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Tribes of Ancient Germany

in many ways different than the people of ancient Rome, but were also the same in some senses. The two cultures thrived around their beliefs and relied on the military to bring the people honor and f ... ic, much like the Romans. They had gods of all different things, but a smaller parallel between the two cultures is the existence of heroes. Having heroes in a culture was uncommon, but people like Be ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Greek and Roman Art

ill beautiful in its own sense. There are also a number of similarities that are evident with these two cultures as well, but the point that will be focused on is the differences that are found betwee ... . Because of the rushed way in which the portraits were painted allows for similarities between the two. The Portrait of a Man is at a slight angle as compared to the Portrait of a Young Woman, but lo ...

(5 pages) 62 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts