Historical approaches[ edit ] Although the word "acculturation" was coined by J. Powell in the earliest record of acculturation can be found in Sumerian inscriptions from B. These inscriptions laid out rules for commerce and interaction with foreigners designed to limit acculturation and protect traditional cultural practices. Accordingly, he proposed that no one should travel abroad until they are at least 40 years of age, and that travelers should be restricted to the ports of cities to minimize contact with native citizens.
Stock learned off answers are not being rewarded — and rightfully so! Examiners complained that students had pre-prepared answers which they refused to adapt to the question asked. The similarities and differences are unlikely to simply occur to you on the day under exam conditions and the structure of comparing and contrasting, weaving the texts together using linking phrases and illustrating points using key moments is not something you can just DO with no practice.
But you MUST be willing to change, adapt, and select from what you know to engage fully with the question asked. This compliment, followed by a warning, was included in the report: Use what you know to answer the Q. Anyway, you still want to know what the basic comparative structure IS but remember you do not know what you will write until you see the question.
Even then, your brain should be on fire non-stop as you write your answer.
Link individual characters from different texts, establish the ways they or their circumstances are similar but also point out subtle differences. Address the Q, introduce your theme, then your texts — genre, name, author and mention the central character who you will focus on in your discussion of this theme.
Address the Q, introduce the idea of cultural context brieflythen your texts — genre, name, author, plus where and when they are set. You may want to mention the aspects of cultural context you intend to discuss.
Address the Q, briefly introduce what literary genre means, then introduce your texts — genre, name, author. Outline the aspects of literary genre you will discuss depends on the Q asked.
Look at the following examples. Now look at how this changes for a different mode. Now look at how this changes again: Imagine the Q is: This text explores cultural issues such as social class, ethnic identity and authority figures. In this text the major authority figure is Susan, the host of the dinner party, who desperately tries to keep her guests in line.
Finally look at this literary genre question: NEXT you need to think about structuring the essay itself. For theme or issue you might plan it out like this but at all times focus on answering the Q: How is this theme introduced?
How is this theme developed? Do the central characters embrace or fight against it? Do other characters influence how this theme unfolds?
What view is offered of humanity are the main characters likable or deplorable? For literary genre you must focus on the aspects mentioned in the question — possibly some of these:The Purdue University Online Writing Lab serves writers from around the world and the Purdue University Writing Lab helps writers on Purdue's campus.
Essay on Religion: Meaning, Nature, Role and other details ( Words) ADVERTISEMENTS: Here is your essay on religion, it’s meaning, nature, role and other details! Religion is an almost universal institution in human society. It is found in all societies, past and present.
The term ‘secularisation’ has been used in different. Different Religions Since the dawn of man, people have had their own forms of religion. Be it simple ceremonial burial or complex blessing rituals, each person had their own way to explain the wonders of nature like, how did we . Fideisms Judaism is the Semitic monotheistic fideist religion based on the Old Testament's ( BCE) rules for the worship of Yahweh by his chosen people, the children of Abraham's son Isaac (c BCE)..
Zoroastrianism is the Persian monotheistic fideist religion founded by Zarathustra (cc BCE) and which teaches that good must be chosen over evil in order to achieve salvation. - The Value of Religion In the essay, “Is Religion Bad or Good?” John Stahl reveals his thoughts on how religion is not necessarily good even though it is supposed to be.
He points out five different religions including Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, and Quaker as he gathers his opinion on each. [Content warning: Polyamory, race] I. The best reporting on social science statistics, like the best reporting in most areas, comes from The Onion.
CAMBRIDGE, MA—A Harvard University study of more than 2, middle-income African-American families found that, when compared to other ethnic groups in the same income bracket, blacks were up to 23 percent more likely.