As of recently more and more studies have been set in place to understand the differences of other cultures and how they operate according to different social problems or how they relate to one another. Moreover studies show that there are areas that these cultures can be categorized into. Movies, specifically on the topic of or the focusing of cultures different from our own cultures, some can see how cultures have their own thought patterns. When we can see the distinction and draw connections from them, we learn how people go about their lives. A prime example is the movie Bend It Like Beckham where the main character, being affiliated with Indian culture, interacts with the culture of the British lifestyle.
This is evidenced by the “waist-high chain-like fence.” that surrounds the apartment. Not only does this physically prevent Ashima leaving with ease, it also indicates her struggle to find peace. The fence is described to be low enough to step over and escape however it symbolises Ashima’s internal conflict to accept the lifestyle in America. She is given the opportunity to live freely however she may not feel able to accept such difference and leave her Indian lifestyle behind. In being enclosed this way she lacks comfort from family members and friends when attempting to adapt to the change.
The sly plot is more of a sub genre of comedy and the Lucentio and Bianca, and Petruchio and Kate are both love plots. Lucentio and Bianca are a young love couple and Petruchio and Kate are an older couple. These two plots deal with descises and tricks that are used to hide identity. Change is involved in this as well. Can a person be transformed from one personality into another.
Although her relationship with Max in the beginning of the book was rather awkward, soon her perspective towards Max soothes and their relationship bonds to a friendship. There are some times when Liesel’s actions were unbelievable, especially during the Jew parade. “ ‘ You have to let go of me Liesel.’ He even tried to push her away, but the girl was too strong.’” (511) The time of the Holocaust was hell-like for the Jews. Just because of their religion, they were harassed and and abused by the Germans in inhumane ways. However, Liesel was a girl who stood up for humanity and justice.
The grandmother doesn’t seem to develop in the story until she faces life or death at the end, she may have never developed if have it not been for the Misfit. The grandmother in “A Good Man is Hard to Find” has a moral code that she follows but by the end of the story the Misfit makes question her moral code. A moral code isn’t something that necessarily means good; a moral code is a set of beliefs and behaviors that people abide by to live what they consider to be a reasonable. The grandmothers moral code is based on appearance over substance, Christianity, and ladylikeness, for example, when the family was getting in the car to leave the grandmother was dressed very nicely so just in case there was an accident “anyone seeing her dead…would know at once that she was lady.” The grandmother also, although she barely knew him, thought that Red Sammy was a good person because he let what he thought were good country people charge the gas. When the Misfit shows up at the
Since she does not realize that she’s responsible for her own financial, social and personal matters, she becomes victimized by those who hold the power in the modern times. Blanche’s fondness of tradition in also seen in the way she interacts with Mitch. Despite the fact, that Blanche’s marriage to Allan Gray ended tragically, she still sees hope in marriage as it will bring stability to her
Also she did not want to leave any possibility of revenge that the children could take on killing of their father’s wife. Medea’s actions are justified by her emotions as they are difficult thing to control at times. She is also raised in a different culture so she did not conform to the values of Corinth and did not easily accept that Jason married another woman. For the male audience, the evil deeds of Medea confirm their belief that women should be uneducated and kept at home. Medea was a divine character.
He learnt that he quite loved Indian architecture, but he was still apprehensive about seeing India as his home. As the book states, “‘I’m scared, Goggles”, Sonia whispers to her brother in English, seeking his hand and refusing to let go” (Lahiri, 82.) This shows that even though they were together as a family in a place their parents know as home, Gogol and his sister were uncomfortable being far away from America, a place they were more familiar with. They slowly adjusted to the Indian lifestyle, but the two were constantly faced with issues- they even had to ask “English, please” just to purchase a postcard. When they returned to the United States, Gogol headed off to college and faced embarrassment with, again, his name.
Mukherjee’s sister doesn’t believe it’s fair that the U.S. can try to punish her, when she’s always acted as a great member of society in the United States. She believes the treatment of immigrants like herself in the U.S., is often unfair and full of criticism. Her main focus is returning back to India when she retires, because she identifies with her home country. It’s there when she can feel accepted and fully comfortable in her surroundings. The U.S. doesn’t give her that vibe, and as conflict about immigration continues to worsen here, it only pushes her closer to India’s way of
When Junior first meets Penelope, he doesn’t realise until later in the novel that they share life difficulties, and he realises that there is more to her than just her appearance. This shows that despite she is from the European, more dominant culture, they are both able to endeavour problems and she is not from a perfect world like Junior assumes. Through Junior transferring from his Native American culture to a ‘white’ American culture, it shows him that he still needs to be a part of his true, Indian culture but balance it with his new European culture which will benefit his life for the