Culture Essay Topics

Art is Art

What is considered art has been a controversial question for many years in history and today. There are various forms and types of art. Because art is very complex and diverse, it is viewed and conceptualized in many different ways. Nancy G. Heller states even though a type of artwork is hard to understand, it’s… View Article

Invention that you wish it never exist

Inventions, ideally, are result of needs and necessities of a certain generation of humankind. Human beings prospered and progressed over time because of his inquisitive nature and the ability to explore. Discoveries and inventions helped them to know more about the mother earth and made them to make their stay on this planet more comfortable…. View Article

Case Study – An Ethical Dilemma

Jackie, a young star with a prominent voice who gets picked up by a professional recording label after performing at a national talent competition. Overwhelmed with excitement, thinks it is a dream come true to start a career with a lucrative contract. Meets and has an intimate encounter with her soon to be manager, Kevin…. View Article

Jack Davis’ play ‘No Sugar’ shows how families survive. Discuss.

Jack Davis’ 1986 play No Sugar is a realist drama which examines the trials, tribulations and eventual survival of Millimurra-Munday family through the Great Depression as they are forcibly removed from their homeland in Northam to Moore River Native Settlement. The survival of their culture is dependant on the way that individuals shape their identity… View Article

Hip Hop and Americas Youth

Music is a large part of life, it is important to America’s culture and identity. Music can  produce a negative effect on behavior and susceptible audiences, leading to aggressive behavior  in many of American youth. There have been many debates over hip-hop and its influence on the youth community in America. Some people believe that it… View Article

The Old Man Isn’t Here Anymore

1. Schmitt’s purpose in writing this travel narrative, is to show the differences between the Chinese and American cultures, when it comes to many different things. Main examples in this narrative are; living under the same roof, loss of a loved one, and funeral etiquette. In the Chinese culture it is excepted to come into… View Article

Bob Marley

In a time of political, economic, and social unrest, a new way of protest was beginning to emerge from Jamaica in the form of reggae music. It was 1963 when a young man from Jamaica by the name of Robert Nesta Marley, better known as “Bob Marley”, formed a band called The Wailers, who would… View Article

What Does the Library Have to Offer

There are many benefits when it comes to using the Ashford University Library; the Ashford University Library is a digital library that a student can access at any time of the day. It is also a scholarly resource. Like a public library a user has access to books, magazines journals and multimedia. The difference between… View Article

8 mile film analysis

The 2009 film, 8 Mile, parallels the true life story of multi-platinum artist, Eminem. Directed by Curtis Hanson, the film takes place in 1995, a time where hip-hop music was growing and Detroit, Michigan had hit an all time low. Eminem (formally referred to as Marshall Mathers) plays Jimmy, a wannabe rapper from the poor… View Article

Difference in Gothic and Romanesque architecture

Different Architecture of Romanesque and Gothic Inspired Buildings There have been numerous pilgrimages made across France and Spain, each one just as unique as the one before it. Along these routes there are an immeasurable number of magnificent churches and temples each with their own history, architecture and art work, making them very distinctive. Time… View Article

Speech example

An important timeless idea in The Shawshank Redemption directed by Frank Darabont, is hope. The film demonstrates how hope is so significant in life. Frank Darabont indicates the idea that hope is still important in our lives because having or lacking in hope, affects people personally, nationally and worldwide. The film techniques; narration/dialogue, symbolism and… View Article

Disney Case

The Walt Disney Company, founded in 1923, has been revolutionary in the American animation industry with the debut of Mickey Mouse in Steamboat Willie to be the very first cartoon ever with synchronized sound. In 1954, the company expanded and developed its very own television program known as The Wonderful World of Disney. Later on… View Article

Relationship between organizational culture and performance

The topic of the link between organizational culture and performance have drawn considerable interest from both academics and practitioners because this theme can help managers design suitable strategies and goals to increase level of performance as well as providing competitive advantage to firms. Among numerous studies discussing about this subject, I found two journals that… View Article

The Story ECE335 week 2 assignment

For Preschoolers 3-5 years of age, I would use pictures from the book to help children see and associate the actual name with the feeling. I would help them understand the explicit theme of this book is that feelings are neither good nor bad, they just are. Feeling need to be communicated and have names… View Article

West African Culture

Richard Franke argues that traditional West African cultures invented better adaptations to their environments than were developed later through outside, Western Influences. As is stated in the first page, “the historical record so far suggests strongly that Western policies have been major contributors to the current degraded state of the Sahel that renders its food… View Article

Realities Behind Deceiving Appearances

According to Alfred Kazin, “In every great novel of society… what counts is the reality behind the appearance” (Kazin, 1981, 297). In other words, he’s saying that the best books are those that include one or more realities behind appearances. The novel first I chose is called Perfect by Ellen Hopkins. This book has four… View Article

A History of the World in 6 Glasses

Section 1: Beer: Beer was not invented, it was discovered. Exactly when the first beer was brewed is unknown but there was almost certainly no beer before 10,000 BCE. The rise of beer was closely associated with the domestication of the cereal grains rom which it is made and the adoption of farming. Beer originated… View Article

Our Time

In Mary Louise Pratt’s essay, “Arts of the Contact Zone,” we are introduced to the idea of contact zones, autoethnography, and new ways of looking at common ideas. I wanted to see some examples of what she was really talking about. After reading John Edgar Wideman’s “Our Time” we can see that Pratt’s ideas and… View Article

3 Idiots

3 Idiots is a bollywood film that released worldwide on 25th December 2009. It was produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and directed by Rajkumar Hirani. The film has three actors playing the lead roles, hence the film is named 3 Idiots. The three lead actors are: Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi and R Madhavan. These three… View Article

TALIBANIZATION OF PAKISTAN

Bhutto lifted martial law within several months, and after an “interim constitution” granting him broad powers as president, a new constitution was promulgated in April 1973 and came into effect on August 14 of that year, the twenty-sixth anniversary of the country’s independence. This constitution represented a consensus on three issues: the role of Islam;… View Article

Global Business Cultural Analysis: Singapore

Abstract This research paper will conduct a comprehensive Global Business Cultural Analysis of the nation of Singapore. The paper will point out the complexities of the relationship the US should consider before deciding to conduct business in Singapore. The analysis will explore the major elements and dimensions of Singapore’s culture, how these elements and dimensions… View Article

A Good Man is Hard to Find

The grandmother identifies herself as a southern lady based on appearance, money, and background. She is the main character in this short story and also the only character that the narrator actually shows into the mind of. The grandmother is the reason for the title of this story because she repeats throughout the story about… View Article

Nature or Nurture for children’s language development

To answer the question about if a child develops language through biological preprogramming or through environmental stimulation. Many linguists and scholars debate from the nature-inspired and nurture-inspired perspectives. Both nature and environmental factors interact to help children develop language. It is reasonable that every child has a genetic basis to develop language abilities. However, the… View Article

King Louis XIV: One King, One Law, One Faith

King Louis’ reign and goals can be summarized with his desire for “one king, one law, one faith.” As an absolutist leader, he centered the country around himself, and was successful in his goal. By glorifying his position as king, he achieved “one king”, by limiting the power of others, he achieved “one law” and… View Article

Heritage Assessment Assignment

Growing up, it never was as apparent that the families and friends that you associated with shared different beliefs, were from different cultures, and were just different from you and from your family. Children do not tend to recognize such differences, but as growing adults it becomes ever apparent that being “different” and accepting these… View Article

The Relationship of Dante and Virgil

Dante and his Mentor, Virgil Dante’s Inferno is the story of a middle-aged man’s journey through the varying circles of Hell where he encounters numerous people including previous popes, famous philosophers, and former acquaintances receiving the appropriate punishment for their respective crimes. In literature, it is common for a hero to undergo a journey, whether… View Article

Elements of Art in the Reproduction of the “Blue Bird”

Reproduction of the “Blue Bird” fresco, ca. 1700-1525 B.C. Watercolor on paper. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Line: For this assignment, I chose the Reproduction of the “Blue Bird” fresco. This is a very interesting piece. The very light, almost fragile lines, combined with the watercolor medium, give this piece a very delicate appearance…. View Article

Othello

Outline Thesis: The William Shakespeare’s play “Othello, the Moor of Venice”. Reveals the author’s perception of a tragic hero. By the end of the play Aristotle’s point of view reveals that every protagonist hero has some type of moral Achilles’s heel. Working Outline I.Introduction a.Attention grabbing opening statement b.Background info on the topic c.Thesis statement… View Article

Tale of the Heike

The Tale of the Heike depicts the struggle for power between two rival clans, the Taira and the Minamoto. The main events of The Tale take place from 1156 C.E., when the Taira first rise to power after the Hōgen Disturbance, to 1185 C.E., when the Minamoto clan defeat the Taira in the events of… View Article

The Man Of Property

Galsworthy was no longer young when he began writing the last years of the 19th century. His first works were very attracting. His best novels were written in the early decades of this century. His first notable work was “The Island Pharisees” (1904) was the first book to appear under his own name in which… View Article