Culture Is All Around Us Essay

1724 Words May 5th, 2016 7 Pages
Culture is all around us. From what we wear to what we eat to how we speak. You can try to hide your connection to culture, but it will always find you. When searching for a definition to culture I feel Texas A&M University did an amazing job. Their definition states: “A culture is a way of life of a group of people—the behaviors, beliefs, values, and symbols that they accept, generally without thinking about them, and that are passed along by communication and imitation from one generation to the next.” It explains culture to a T, it shows how culture is expressed, accepted, and passed on through generations. After reading about characters representing different national cultures coming to America for whatever reason they had my view of multiculturalism has changed yet again. I say again because having taken Hon 2030, I had some similar but also different views on the subject. I would first like to explain where my ideas were before taking, and finishing this course. After completing Hon 2030, I had a better understanding of where my cultural experiences have taken me. I was able to look deeper down into my cultural family roots and how those impacted my childhood and community where I live. I was able to see and describe how each event related to some aspect of a culture I was a part of, but there was more. I got a better understanding of how different cultures were impacted by others and that Britain had a large hand in most. We explored characters…

Related Documents