Japan Biggest Slum

Japan Biggest Slum Not On Maps Kamagasaki, Japan’s biggest slum, cannot be found on official maps, and city festival organizers have been accused of censorship. Osaka officials asked Shingo Ota, a film director, to remove scenes that identified the slum, on the grounds that it was insensitive to residents. “To me, what they were asking … Read more

A Study Of The Food Culture In Punjab, India

Food in Punjab, India Everyone needs food to survive and every culture has unique and special traditions surrounding the gathering, preparation, and consumption of food. The Punjab region of India, is one of South Asia’s largest producers of food and the Punjabi people are known for the variety of foods they eat. Punjab, India is … Read more

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 … Read more

Poverty affects young people

Poverty affects the lives of youths in Papua New Guinea Poverty is the state of being extreme poor. It is caused by many factors including lack of education, unemploymennt, poor environement, bad habits and morals , overpopulation, endemic of diseases, bad governent policy. Globally poverty affects more than 80% of the worl population. Besides, poverty … Read more

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 … Read more

Oral literature

Oral literature is a culture passed down by word of mouth from one generation to another. Story telling has been around since humans invented language. Oral literature includes legends, myths, chants, songs and tales. This essay will discuss oral literature, as a literary genre, specific generic features from “Rainbow and Her Daughter” and its purpose. … Read more

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 … Read more

The 5 Stages of Culture Shock

Five Stages of Culture Shock: The Honeymoon Stage is being curios and positive about new exciting experiences. People who are in this stage admire and even idealize the new culture. Hostility and Irritability Stage is starting to feel different and actually inferior. The new host culture is confusing or the new systems into which exposed … Read more

Global Hindi and Indian Culture

ABSTRACT Every language with its own attributes, in today’s world, in today’s century, in today’s time, serves as a method of communication, as a tool for civilization, as a weapon for evolution, as a knot for globalization. Hindi, as such, portrays direct resemblance to inheritance of Indian culture, customs, traditions and identity. Immigration of generations … Read more

Bali Accommodation and Bali Family Holidays

Book your Accommodation in Bali online now with us Bali Getaway. Simple, quick & instant. Trusted by millions of travellers worldwide. Choose from 1000’s of hotel rooms in Bali; Seminyak, Legian, Kuta, Ubud, Petitenget, Oberoi, Sanur, Jimbaran Bay, Nusa Dua, Uluwatu & more.About Bali IslandBali is the most popular island holiday destination in the Indonesian … Read more

William McIntosh Biography

William McIntosh the chief of the lower-creeks. William McIntosh was born around the time of 1778 in Georgia. William McIntosh was assassinated on April 30, 1825. William McIntosh had a creek mother and a white Scotsman father. He spoke fluent English although he was raised among the creeks. Although his support of several things alienated … Read more

The Collapse of Relationships in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Ted Hughes’ Birthday Letters, and Ian McEwan’s Atonement

Expectation My Great-Aunt Melon gave me a lime green shirt with a bedazzled pickle splashed across the chest for my fifteenth birthday. It also rained. I wasn’t shocked or sad at all. It had rained on my birthday every year for the past fourteen. Mom even said there was a thunderstorm the day I was … Read more

Ancient Greece And Ancient Persia

When we as Westerners think of antiquity’s greatest civilizations, surely classical Greece comes to mind. Many aspects of ancient Greek culture survive today in various facets of our modern society: democracy, drama and western philosophy, just some of the first few that come to mind. As paramount as these contributions are, surely we as Westerners … Read more

Japanese history

It is widely accepted that first humans in the Japanese archipelago can be traced back to prehistoric times. The Jomon period, named after its “cord-marked” pottery, was followed by the Yayoi in the first millennium BC when new technologies were introduced from continental Asia. During this period, in the first century AD, the first known … Read more

Thunder Rites in Taoism

The Taoist Canons gives abundant references to Thunder Rites, training on making ornaments, Fu charms, and performing spells in the thunder enchantment custom. Shen Hsiao Tao (???) and Tian Xing Zheng Fa (????) are two heredities that represented considerable authority in thunder enchantment. 55 Taoist professionals from any custom or ancestry will probably have contemplated … Read more

Authentic Chinese Cuisine

Chinese food has been the rage recently in urban cities. I don’t mean those “American-Chinese” restaurants which commonly serve overly sweetened and sauced fried chicken. Authentic Chinese food has almost no resemblance. Traditional Chinese dishes are often hidden away on Chinese-language menus in Chinatown, and they have the most exotic and alien names, like Fuqi … Read more

Hand block printing

Hand block printing is the traditional technique of India. It has been practiced for centuries. This fabric printing technique involves use of dyed and craved blocks of wooden. Beautiful patterns created on fabric by pressing those wooden blocks on it. Only single colour is used in the block printing. Bagru, Rajasthan, is the key hub … Read more

Christmas Decoration Ideas for Kids

Are you a parent? If so, there is a good chance that you already know just how much kids love the holidays. That is why you may want to think about letting your children help you decorate for Christmas. In fact, in addition to just letting them help you hang Christmas decorations, you may also … Read more

Case study: Ho Chi Minh and Vietnamese independence

In 1945, Ho Chi Minh gave a speech declaring the independence of Vietnam. Vietnams impendence came after being exploited by the Japanese and the French. “The first lines of his speech repeated verbatim the famous second paragraph of America’s 1776 Declaration of Independence.” (Ho Chi Minh, 1945) Ho’s speech proclaiming Vietnam’s independence contains a demand … Read more

Jordan Culture And Customs

Jordan is a country that should be a must see on everyone’s list of places to go and explore. Jordan has a long deep history through what seems like the beginning of time although it did not official gain recognition as an independent country until 1946. It is situated geographically at what can be called … Read more

Roses for Valentine’s Day Delivery

Roses for Valentine’s Day Delivery Valentine’s Day is one of these significance moments that call for an amazing celebration. This year, our overseas flower delivery florists created the most stunning collection of Valentine’s Flowers, lovingly handcrafted to make a truly bold statement. We have various rose bouquets such as dozen red roses, red valentine, Lovingly … Read more

Personality Analysis Of Jerry Springer

Personality Analysis Every individual in society today and in the previous years has a unique personality; it is very interesting to see the differences of people. I chose Jerry Springer and from the Carl Jung’s perspective he is described as dichotomous facets of personality. By evaluating the current Myers-Briggs Type indicator (MBTI) for personality, is … Read more

American Poet Research Project

Mrs.Wilson American Poet Research Project 1/31/18 Langston Hughes was born on February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missouri. He published his first poem in 1921. He attended Columbia University, but left after one year to travel. His poetry was later promoted by Vachel Lindsay, and Hughes published his first book in 1926. He went on to … Read more

The Blackfoot Indians

The Blackfoot Indians are an American culture tribe, they normally live in the area of the northern plains like Montana, Idaho, and Albert, Canada. They all mostly still live in the same region today, mostly in Montana they were about 16,000 people that were registered there and over 80,000 saying they lived in Blackfoot. In … Read more

How nature plays a role in ceremony

In Silko’s Ceremony, Tayo’s healing process is very extensive, and he faces many crucial challenges in order to let go of traumatic past events. While on this journey, Tayo encounters many symbols that aid him in developing a sense of appreciation and freedom. As a Native American with a growing sense of tradition, Tayo finds … Read more

The Presentation of Rossetti’s Methods and Concerns in ‘A Christmas Carol’

‘A Christmas Carol’ by Christina Rossetti is a devotional poem that has been set to music many times, most famously by Gustav Holst in 1906, and remains a choral favourite today. It is centred around the birth of Jesus Christ, as told from the perspective of a speaker who although is excluded from this biblical … Read more

The history and culture of Italy

The history of Italy can be characterized as two periods of unity separated by a millennia and a half of division. In the sixth to third centuries BCE the Italian city of Rome conquered Peninsular Italy; over the next few centuries this empire spread to dominate the Mediterranean and Western Europe. This Roman Empire would … Read more

Is Multiculturalism the Same As Polyculturalism?

Culture, unlike biology, should allow us to seek liberation from cruel and uncomfortable practices. But instead culture wraps us in a suffocating embrace. … re cultures discrete or bounded? …Who defines the boundaries of culture or allows for change? Do cultures leak into each other? Can a person from one culture critique another culture? (Prashad … Read more

Review and analysis of the film Devdas

According to an article published in Talk film society, the writer spoke about how effective dialogues were and how the DOP gave his heart and soul to the movie of the millennial. Devdas is rich with dialogue scenes, during which the characters go through multiple emotions and their relationships with the others shift multiple times. … Read more

The Vietnamese New Year’s Eve

After Christmas holiday, we are all welcoming the whole new year of 2018. I wish all of you – who are reading this article before 2018 – a year with full of joy and health, two things that are the most important in people lives. When it comes to “the last day of the year”, … Read more

Analysis of Young Vietnamese Consumers’ Makeup Application from Reference Group Perspective

“The world’s biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman” – Chanakya Despite the appraisal on inner beauty, the power of beautiful appearance is undeniable. The urge of being beautiful resulted in individuals’, especially females’ huge expenditure consuming of products (e.g. cosmetics) and methods (e.g. makeup) to modify and enhance their physical outlooks. … Read more

Dogs In Cages: The Dangers of City Living in Ann Petry’s The Street

In Ann Petry’s novel The Street, even the most simple, everyday objects take on fiendish personalities and shifting, threatening aspects. From the cruel wind in the story’s opening chapter to the hard, bitter street itself, glaring situational cruelty and injustice brings vivid color to the narrative. Even the walls, as Petry describes, “were reaching out … Read more

The Lucky and Unlucky Numbers in China

Chinese numbers are very similar to each other. The number 0, 6, 8, and 9 have favorable and unfavorable meanings because they either sound similar to other words that have positive meanings or the pronunciation of the number. The most favorable numbers are 6, 8, and 9. Six, eight, and nine are the luckiest numbers … Read more