Cultural and Economic Globalization

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The important texts in every different time period arose from different composer’s ways of thinking and pose a lasting significance on society. These themes arise uniquely in an array of texts including Shamus Heaney’s poems Digging, Punishment and Funeral Rites , Sofia Coppola’s film Lost in translation, Eat Pray love written by Elizabeth Gilbert and in the 2011 Television series Off The Map directed by Jenna Bans. The values explored in these texts are fundamentally linked to the religious, philosophical, scientific and cultural paradigms of the twenty and twenty first century , are a reflection of society and literature in that time period. These texts have formed new ideologies and different ways of thinking in society and have…show more content…
Different ways of thinking from composers has led to a greater understanding of the meaning of wealth. Similarly in Digging composed in 1966 Heaney exemplifies a localised definition of wealth. Heaney values family, heritage and expertise and ignores the global paradigms. Heaney uses personal language to depict his family is hardworking but not wealthy, symbolised by the paper cork. Despite this however the tone of the poem remains positive and admiration is depicted in the line “by God that man could handle a spade.” Imagery and onomatopoeia contribute also to Heaney’s admiration for his families work “a clean rasping sound.” Although throughout the poem there is a change from parochial to a potential more global influence moving from the local to global. Refusing to limit himself to his families career. Contrastingly in funeral Rites written in 1975 Heaney addresses the global issue of violence, offering local solutions. Heaney alters his definition of worth in response to global violence by valuing peace and unity. (textual detail ,add closing sentence) Religious globalisation is the spread and increased interrelations of various religious groups, ideas, and practices and their ideas of the meanings and values of particular spaces. Religion has not changed majorly throughout time; rather society’s perspective of religion has changed, as have their moral and
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