Cultural expression

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  • Cross Cultural Research On Emotion Expression

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    Although the majority of cross-cultural research on emotion expression has examined facial expressions as the primary indicator, evidence of cultural differences has also been found in emotion expression through non-facial cues. For instance, Sauter, Eisner, Ekman, and Scott (2010) investigated whether emotions expressed through vocalization can be recognized across two disparate cultures: English and Himba (a culturally isolated Namibian group). Although their main finding focused on the universality

  • Essay about Humor as a Form of Cultural Expression

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    Humor as a Form of Cultural Expression How can one look at a culture and understand its origins, its values, its accomplishments and failures? Through art, poetry, or other literary, or scientific advances? Maybe even in its political standpoints? All of these methods are acceptable. There is one I did not mention in the above list however. It can be considered trivial by some, but I think it is also important. Perhaps we can understand a culture by its humor. Even on the surface the jokes

  • Cultural Variation Of Emotion : How Does Cultural And Socialization Affect The Expression Of Emotions?

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    Summary The Chapter “Cultural Variation in Emotion” discusses the following questions. Are emotions universal? If they are universal, how does cultural and socialization affect the expression of emotions? The chapter goes on to talk about how different experimenters attempt to answer these questions. It also talk about how different researches differ on opinion of these questions. It attempts to answer the question by saying that”... it is clear that emotion-relevant faces are interpreted with some

  • The Horror And Thematic Thrill Of The Zombie

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    As a public discourse, popular narrative engages with social issues expressing a collective critique encouraging or discouraging social conformity. As Drezner states, “pop culture can have an “informing effect” of calling attention to and framing a particular problem. Popular culture can also have an “enabling effect” of providing shorthand references that trigger awareness of a problem” (Drezner 831). Beneath the horror and thematic thrill of the zombie film franchise, the zombie as a figure in

  • Identity Essay

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    The concept of Identity is complex through the exploration of relationships and a sense of belonging. This is explored within Tim Winton’s short stories, ‘ Neighbours’ and ‘Big World’, and in Robert Walker’s poem ‘Okay, Let’s be Honest’. Identity can change and evolve depending on belief, change, language and shifting influences. Tim Winton, the composer of ‘Neighbours’ has a perplexed and distressing tone as he suggests to the reader, the significance of multiculturalism and diversity within Australia

  • Which Images Do You Find The Most Vivid?

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    Pg. 1345 #1: Which images do you find the most vivid? Explain. I found the image describing the little girls to be the most vivid because of the words used. The descriptive words used give the sense of a clear image in my head. #4: a-- Which experiences has the speaker shared with the “Brother”? The speaker has shared experiences like going to school together and plotting their lives. #4: b-- What emotional bond do these experiences suggest? These experiences suggest that they have

  • King Lear Masculinity Analysis

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    King Richard II and King Lear: Lacking the Title of Masculinity King Richard II and King Lear both illustrate the various forms of how royalty can stray away from the order they are thought to portray. While both kings do hold the vast title that grants them ultimate power, both kings use this power to express a lack of masculinity. Although the loss of title is performed at two different parts in each play, King Richard II and King Lear represent the lack of masculinity within their royal position

  • Ishmael Chapter Reflection Paper

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    The chapters introduce some of the effects hunger has on human physiology and behavior. I learned the glimpse of disrespect, discords among the villagers, forceful recruits from the rebels, misbehavior among the youth and lack of trust amongst the villagers because of experience from torture, mass killings, mutilations, and wars. It is vivid that one doesn’t have to be in the military to suffer psychosis issues such as depression and PTSD as reflected in Ishmael, who felt these and expresses the

  • Commection In Art Appreciation

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    mentions the purposes and functions of art. The functions of art that are mentioned are: delight, commentary, worship/ritual, commemoration, persuasion, and self-expression. The function that stood out to me was commentary because this function of art allows the artist to be expressive in his/hers work of art. Commentary is expressions of opinions rendered as an art form to communicate with the viewers. Viewers also have a connection with the artists and the artists work. Commentary can be about

  • Distinctively Visual Elements In The Shoe Horn Sonata

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    Composers breathe life into their characters’ experience with aspects of distinctively visual elements. John Misto effec6tively does this in his play ‘The Shoe Horn Sonata’ (TSHS), a remembrance for the women imprisoned during WWII. The play recounts on live television about Bridie and Sheila’s untold grief and stories and their loss of innocence at a young age and the hopelessness they held. Likewise, David Douglas Duncan’s Korean war photograph has captured time to highlight fear and hopelessness