Importance Of Education In Everyday Use And Two Ways To Belong In America

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Although one’s culture is based on their experiences they have had, it is also based on values of family and education that help shape one’s opinion and view. One's culture is primarily based on their past experiences, but the value of education also shapes one's view or perspective and is also very important. Dee and Bharati both experienced different surroundings from what they're used to and adapted away from their past culture in Everyday Use and Two Ways to Belong in America. In Everyday Use, Dee says, "I never knew how lovely these benches are"(Walker 63). Dee has not seen nor used her past culture in sometime and nearly forgets about the simplest things. She recognizes what she used to have, but does not live in it everyday
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