American culture Essay Topics

Do we have global culture?

There are significant resonances here with academic depictions of globalization. I have argued elsewhere that an ‘economic-homogenization’ model of globalization is becoming increasingly dominant, in both academic and popular usage, which focuses attention on the improved combination of the global economy and its homogenizing effects on state policy and culture (Eschle 2004). Such a model… View Article

Understanding American culture

I was 18 years old when my father decided to send me to America and to cover the traveling expenses, my father sold his land. At that time, my future looked so bright. Studying abroad was such a big deal to most Afghans not only on account of the cost that it entailed but also… View Article

Intercultural communication

Prejudice The purpose of this paper is to discuss the idea that ‘prejudice can never be eliminated because it is so deeply rooted in human nature. ’ This idea seems to be accurate when reflecting on daily events, which occur in society. Most people believe that they are not prejudiced against others, but more often… View Article

Interior cultural conflicts

Creation of American nation and self-identity went through different stages of social and historical development and cultural conflicts. Cultural and social diversity were the main causes of conflicts and confrontations between whites and blacks, national and ethical minorities. In the years after the Civil war, unique ideas, believes and values of different groups of people… View Article

Jehovah’s Witnesses

They do this because they consider it an honor to spread the word of god. Their religious practices are generally similar to others they worship God, pray to him, and think that all things good come from him. Jehovah’s Witnesses believe God can not lie therefore what the bible says will come true and earth… View Article

Paparazzi: An Embarassing Part of American Culture

Imagine living in a fish bowl. Every move you make, magnified by the glass surrounding your whole existence; every flick of your hand, exaggerated by the bubble that surrounds you; every little notion taken and dissected by the ones distantly observing you outside the fish bowl. Not such a pretty experience for somebody so vulnerable… View Article

Pink Flamingo

In Jennifer Price’s essay entitled “The Plastic Pink Flamingo: A Natural History”, she uses rhetoric devices to convey her opinions of the emptiness of American culture. Price interprets the pink flamingos as a symbol of affluent American culture during the 1950’s. Price’s comparison of pink flamingos to American culture is demonstrated through the use of… View Article

American Literature in the 19th Century

Much has been said about America being the “Land of Opportunity” throughout history. From Columbus, to Walt Whitman, to present times, American society and its values differed quite a bit from American society and its values today. As these values have changed, so have the opportunities that present themselves within society, such as the ability… View Article

American Literature

When the English preacher and writer Sidney Smith asked in 1820, “In the four quarters of the globe, who reads an American book? ” little did he suspect that less than two hundred years later the answer in literate quarters would be “just about everyone. ” Indeed, just a few years after Smith posed his… View Article

American Literature

When the English preacher and writer Sidney Smith asked in 1820, “In the four quarters of the globe, who reads an American book? ” little did he suspect that less than two hundred years later the answer in literate quarters would be “just about everyone. ” Indeed, just a few years after Smith posed his… View Article

The Pursuit of Happyness

“The Pursuit of Happyness” The Pursuit of Happyness is a movie based one a true story about a man called Chris Gardner. The main theme in this movie is the American dream and it is a common dream that everyone share. It is the dream of having success and happiness. To fulfill your American dream… View Article