This essay aimings to compare and contrast the different between a “Gorgeous Mosaic and a Melting pot” along with three other essays that will be mention later in the text. The end goal is to successfully identify and analysis, what is the culture in the USA and how does it tie in within the topic already mention. In this essay you can also view, the difference between the multicultural societies and its people. This will open up a clear path inside the reality in the American society and the suffering
Comparing and Contrasting “Melting Pot” and “Gorgeous Mosaic” What defines a multicultural society and what category does the United States fall within. The idea and topic behind the concept of the “melting Pot” and also “Gorgeous Mosaic.” Among other things this essay will also discuss the similarities and differences within the author’s of “How to Tame a Wild Tongue,” “ The Joy of reading and writing.” how did this two author from different ethics group suffer in many aspects the same dilemma
America is the "great Melting Pot". From an early age every "American" is taught that America contains a mixture of the world 's cultures in a perfectly blended mixture. We honor and respect all cultures and invite them to bring their customs here to the United States. But do we really? Take for instance, the Hmong refugees who involuntarily moved to America. Cultural Assimilation seemed to be forced down the refugees throats. Keeping their native customs was looked on with horror and disgust.
or not America is been recognized as a “Salad Bowl” or a “Melting Pot” as a country. When America is being described as Nationalistic, then the country is a Melting Pot due to the focus on the assimilation of immigrants. Conversely, when America is being described as Individualistic, the nation is a Salad Bowl because of the focus of cultural retention. The debate of whether or not America’s personality is best represented by a Melting Pot or a Salad Bowl began after the turn of the century; this
this nation grasp the cultural, ethnic and religious differences of the people that make up this nation and of the surrounding nations. America since 1908 has been called The Melting Pot, a place where people from diverse backgrounds can come and experience freedom. Long before Israel Zangwill coined the term Melting Pot, America has been a safe haven for immigrants even as early as the 1600’s up until the present time. With all of the various cultures that have come into America and continue to
great country of which they are a part of. Often children are shown Schoolhouse Rock videos to induce them to want to learn, for example, the “The Great American Melting Pot” video. The “Melting Pot” video attempts to teach children how different people with different cultures came to America and were able to mix. Even though the “Melting Pot” explains how a vast number of people with different cultures came together to be American, the song and the video do not coincide. The song lyrics would be considered
the“salad bowl” and the “melting pot” emerged. These theories are approaches of how cultures are represented within a nation. The United States is a nation made up of immigrants. Over generations these immigrants have decided to either abandon their culture and assimilate to the “American” society or wear their heritage with pride and embrace their values, therefore brings up the infamous debate whether the United States is a “salad bowl” or a “melting pot” The “melting pot” can be described as a
moving here to take advantage of the many opportunities our country can make available. People are bringing their cultures and differences to the United States thus resulting in what is called a melting pot; however, I would argue that America should no longer be called a melting pot. The term melting pot suggests that immigrants should assimilate into American culture.
America the great melting pot. Some have argued that the melting pot analogy is inaccurate. Instead America is like a tossed salad. A person can see all the individual ingredients that make up the salad. People will argue of what can go into a salad and what cannot go into just as people will argue about the place of certain groups with America. Some find disgust in certain groups of people and praise other. The situation is dynamic. The way people interact with groups are constantly changing and
The “melting pot” culture refers to people from various cultures coming together to create a new unique culture. (Lorenzo, 2000) In other words, these cultures have ‘melted’ together in a ‘pot’. For example, Chinese, Koreans, Germans and more cultures blended in together to create a whole new American culture. They are not Chinese-Americans, Korean-Americans or German-Americans anymore but just Americans. On the other hand, “salad bowl” culture refers to immigrants who do not lose the aspects of