It was believed that the more servants working under a family, the more prestigious that family was. Servants made life comfortable for the rich, taking off some of that added stress which comes with taking care of a household. Many of them start their career very early in life, normally to help earn money for their working class families (Wood 18-21). Female servants’ jobs consisted of housekeeping, cooking, cleaning, and much more. Male
The next Question is why are the wealthy people in the book hollow why don 't they have feelings for others? The answer is simple, it 's because of the money and how they live. The people in the upper class live to where if you are not born into the money like they were than they don’t care about you. They look down upon the people who had to work to get money, to them if you had to work to get money than you are inferior to them. It all ties back in with
Both poor and affluent people wear streetwear because it is affordable by almost everyone. The difference between their economic status is not apparent at a first glance because they still dress somewhat similar. However, people are in need of showing off their status in some way. This has caused expensive brands to create streetwear lines that would let wealthier customers to still feel the exclusivity of being the only ones to be able to purchase a good. This marketing method of the exclusive brands led the upper-class to take this style and make it their own.
Gatsby reveals that before he met Daisy, he was from the lower class. He realized that he didn’t have any money to provide for Daisy if they got married, which served him as motivation to gain affluence. Additionally, this scene is ironic in the sense that when Gatsby was first with Daisy he was poor. Yet, in this moment he is in the Plaza Hotel hanging out with some of the upper class men. Here, Gatsby proves that the self-made man is true because he was able to improve his lifestyle through hard-work compared to where he was before.
This photo demonstrates social classes because it shows the different tiers of class by income. In the present day, we assign our social classes by income and just like in ancient times, there are less of the elite and the majority are poor. Marjane Satrapi and her family are technically royalty and therefore, they are wealthy . “My grandpa was a prince” (Satrapi 22). Also, her family’s money means she is in the top social class in Iran so her story is a bit different from someone in the lower class.
Once you look closely in our situation, you could see how the wealthy people differ from the poor. Here in the Philippines, power is reserved only for the rich and it is evident in our government. Wealthy people are favored by the government because they are more beneficial because of their money and power. Meanwhile, the poor are discriminated and often disregarded because they lack of use for the government. One possible reason would be because the poor are not given enough chance for them to have stable jobs that are more than enough to sustain their daily needs.
There are cases, they are few but there are cases in which there are rich families that do not care about the social status, they do not like to be recognized for the amount of money they have but for how they are. Money doesn 't makes you happy, money just gives you material stuff but not happiness. You should feel proud of who you are no matter
My family is wealthy and has money to afford things and survive but Solveig's is very rich because her dad is the king and rules everyone. Even though they can't have the things that I have now because of the time period this book took place, at their time they can afford things people couldn't like food and clothes. And lastly, our families are both from different places. Solveig's family is from Norway because there are big mountains and fjords there and also her name and the rest of the names in the book are not names we would use in Canada. My family is form Portugal and Canada so there are no kings and queens.
In the 1930s, Western culture was seen as prestigious and luxurious, specifically their food culture. Hong Kong residents admired and often attempted to replicate Western cultural norms, as they believed this would consequently boost their social status. However, the typical Hong Kong resident was unable to afford something as simple as coffee and toast, as these could only be consumed in expensive hotels. Therefore, the initial version of a cha chaan teng, also known as a bing sutt, was created to meet the booming demand of Hong Kong residents. Though the bing sutt menu had limited variety, it offered low-income residents the ability to enjoy Western food culture at an affordable cost.
In effect, MH attracts the people who prioritize affordability the most such as government employees and budget travellers. Even though these customers are well aware that the facilities are not that updated since it is managed by the local government, they would still choose Marikina Hotel because they know that they will receive the value for money they are looking for. In addition, the place is very convenient and accessible within the Marikina, Antipolo, and Cainta Area. Meanwhile, the rates for the Convention Center is the lowest and most flexible at the same time when compared with other events places in Marikina and nearby cities (See Appendix C & D). This unmatched affordability makes the hotel so popular as an events place in Marikina, Antipolo and