A lost city found among the coral reefs of the Pacific, Nan Mandol is now ruins adjacent to the eastern shore of the island of Pohnpei that once was the capital of the Saudeleur Dynasty until 1628 (Ayres et al. 1992). Recently, a research group from the Southern Methodist University led by Mark D. McCoy found the earliest direct evidence of monument building at Nan Madol (McCoy et al. 2016). This is a significant discovery that pushes back the initial age of dynasty in the Pacific over 100 years
The Tiger Mother Way Amy Chua’s book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” brings up much room for debate and controversy for arguments whether Chinese parents do a better job than their Western counterparts. Chua’s parenting methods are most commonly described as stereotypical way every Chinese child is raised. She explains in further detail how she raised her two daughters Sophia and Louisa and why she believed in the tiger mother
For quite some time now, the question on how to correctly raise children has been debated intensely. The two most popular parenting styles are extremely opposite, so controversy is bound to rise. These two styles are known as “Western” and “Chinese”, and each one has significant supports saying their respective style is superior. The Chinese style is seen as a no nonsense approach and has even been dubbed the “tiger” style due to its strict and harsh nature. On the other hand, the Western style offers
Title Every parent always wants what is best for their children. But what is the best way to go about this? There are so many ways one can go and never know if you are right or are doing the right thing. You might believe you are doing what is best for your child or children, but other parents don't see that so it can be conflicting at times. In the essay, “The Roar of the Tiger Mom” Amy Chua explains with great detail, the many differences between Chinese mothers and western parents have in the
whereby viewers draw upon their own life stories to connect with the work. Consequently, the viewer not only perceives the image in the present, but projects it back the artist’s and their memory, body and being. Contemporary artists Rebecca Belmore and Nan Goldin explore their own memories and past experience through their portrayal of the body. Their use of body language is quite deliberate at creating subtle tension between the viewer and the work that evokes this aforementioned relational viewing.
other cultures, when no knowledge of a culture is known. In other culture, monuments were built for a number of reasons, including religious, governmental, or personal motives, such as the Taj Mahal (Cothren & Stokstad, 2011, p.771). Nan Madol is located on the island of Pohnpei in Micronesia. It was built between the thirteenth and seventeenth centuries. On top of a coral reef built from black basaltic rock, it is a series of artificial islets. This complex was the ceremonial and political