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- In the Arts of the Contact Zone, Mary Louise Pratt has tried to explain the concepts of the contact zone , which she referred to as the space of colonial encounters . This social space that she speaks about is a stage where disparate cultures meet, clash, and grapple each other, often in highly asymmetrical relations of domination and subordination .
- In the recent presentations we have watched, a common subject that was dealt with was the land of each region. The purpose for this varied throughout each presentation. Some groups used this to foreshadow their literature and others used this to give a historical summary for the issues they discussed.
- In the first few lines of Danny Santiago s story, The Somebody, the reader is told that Chato lives in east LA, where Chato s specific urban background seems to be related to his decision of becoming a writer. The thought of an individual from such a background making an achievement in their life is simply out of reach and mocked throughout the story.
- Ideas of the Renaissance were spread in some of these books and common people could own a copy of the bible. Some other inventions were the astrolabe, the quadrant, and the compass. These devices were used in sailing.
- In Western Cultures, the church teachings influenced the way people died and offered them hope for their afterlife. People believed that we will all die. Towards the end of the twentieth century however, death became a ver private event. People denied death.
- In the beginning, this country wpot. Many different people, from many different countries, of many differas a melting ent ethnic groups, speaking in many different tongues came to America. English arose as the predominant language of the United States.
- In the Native community, we sort of feel the same way about eco-tourism. We walk that fine line of navigating between the ideals of development (which would lead one to advocate rural tourism), and the ideals of cultural tradition and integrity (which might lead one to reject rural tourism).
- When she ran away from home, Quan “sought refuge in the women’s community working part-time at a feminist bookstore”(Quan 14). Yet, because of her Chinese background and difficulty in understanding language, Kit found she wasn’t as accepted as she had hoped she would be.
- In the heart of every Irishman hides a poet, burning with nationalistic passion for his beloved Emerald Isle. It is this same passion which for centuries Great Britain has attempted to snuff out of the Catholics of Ireland with tyrannical policies and the domination of the Protestant religion.
- In the late 1800s and early 1900s, women felt discriminated against men and by most ofsociety. Men generally held discriminatory and stereotypical views of women, which mademany women dissatisfied with their lives and made them, feel their lives were unfulfilledand isolated from common society, this is an integration of our history.
- In the 21st century and throughout history individuals and groups have been affected by sociocultural contexts. The mass media probably has one of the biggest effects on culture. Through television, magazines and movies, what is in, out, cool and not cool is all portrayed.
- In the writing’s of the Jonathan Swift we can clearly see issues and concepts with regard to morality, ethics and relations come into play in our society and in Gulliver’s Travels, Swift brings those issues to the for front for everyone to see and analyze.
- In the last 10 years, there has been some scientific leaps concerning diabetes, and genetic engineering. The increasing incidence and diagnostic detection of diabetes worldwide coupled with changing trends in the food animal market stimulated people to seek alternative sources of insulin completely independent of an animal-gland source.
- “Taxonomies of feminism produce epistemologies to police deviation from official women’s experience.”(p.71) As a result, theories and systems lose their utility for collective political action. Haraway critiques the organic self which is sometimes used as a basis for identity, suggesting feminists cannot use an imagined organic ontology as a point of politics or engage in uninformed technophobia because there simply isn’t such a natural self.
- One of the biggest problems biracial children have is finding their identity. “What are you?” is one of the most commonly asked questions that biracial children have to answer to.
- The hemorrhage indicates extent of small vessel involvement but not necessarily large in volume. Shock, encephalopathy, extensive hemorrhage, and poor prognosis should be expected" (4th National ).
- In the sequel, Pigs in Heaven, how does Kingsolver s solution to the problem of where Turtle belongs strike a balance among the needs of the child, Turtle; the needs of the adoptive mother, Taylor; and the needs of the tribe as represented by Annawake?
- In the 1660s the Russian government under Czar Alexis I had begun the practice of punishing common criminals and political offenders by exiling them to Siberia. During the last two centuries of Russian imperial rule, punishment varied significantly from czar to czar.
- An experienced cameraman was capable of filming an entire film at approximately the same speed, yet often variations were made in the recording speed for dramatic effect. Decreasing the number of cranks, for example, exposed fewer frames and thus when projected at the standard 4 frames created the frenzied action that characterized much of the Vaudeville cinema.
- The Hopi stress group cooperation. The tribe is organized around a clan system. In a clan system, all the members consider themselves relatives. The clans form a social glue that has held the Hopi villages together. Clan membership provides a singular Hopi identity.