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  • Cheongsam Fashion Analysis

    modern designers who incorporate the traditional aspects of the Cheongsam, also known as the ‘qipao’, into contemporary designs. Designers have created works art with the Cheongsam that have…

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  • Cheongsam Research Paper

    of many modern designers who look to incorporate the traditional aspects of the Cheongsam, also known as the “qipao” into contemporary designs. The works these designers have created has caught…

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  • Entrapment In Wong Kar-Wai's In The Mood For Love

    Wong uses historically accurate costumes to express the social norms of 1960s Hong Kong. Specifically, Mrs. Chan wears high heels and multiple different tight, high necked dresses called cheongsams. The Cheongsams connotes towards traditional China's social expectations for women, “ [the] dress reminds us of past societies’ expectations of women...she is first and foremost a woman and her womanhood is defined by her responsibilities to her husband and society at large”iv The costumes alone…

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  • My Reflection On Rhetoric

    As the Critical Reading Exercises are purposely assigned to help us learning the techniques that we would need to write the RA paper, I often did poorly on them (Figure-2). I was summarizing the readings instead of analyzing them, and I often used quotes, but not explaining the use of them. However, the failures of the Critical Reading Exercises have helped me to succeed in the RA paper, where I was able to analyze the resources that I found to support my argument of Cheongsam is “cool”…

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  • Stairway To Heaven Essay

    field with anxiety. Attributed to how they themselves are in a issue that their respective spouses are in an affair behind their backs and it is made easier by the easy mobility brought about by modernity, but are caught in between adherence to old values or seeking happier lives by committing the same thing their spouses did to them. Their only resolution, thought somehow not enough, is their hobby of spending time with each other and the times they rehearsed scenarios pertaining to their…

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  • Diversity, Polycentricity And Diversity

    development, technological progress, people 's living standards and cultural quality improved, especially to accept an increase in the population of modern culture, greatly accelerated the rate of cultural integration. Immigrant of different regions or ethnic, produce the integration through collision and communication. Such as the United States as a typical immigrant country, formed a distinct culture of American multiculturalism in Western Europe. Also in China, since reform and opening, the…

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  • Importance Of Community In Malaysia

    attitude of the individual plays the most important role to maintain the harmony and prosperity of the people of various races in Malaysia today. Next, the school is also a guarantor of the different communities living in our country in order to live in peace and harmony. The school must conduct activities oriented community and involving the community of all races. Next, the school also should promote the traditional costumes during each festival-like celebration of Independence Day…

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  • Wedding Transition: Rites Of Passage In American Culture

    taken the websites, or to the next level. Where the parents will write a synopsis of their child and try to find a match with other parents (Lopez). For the Chinese the engagement process is different. The family must approve the groom of the bride. If the groom is approved of, the family of the groom will start giving gifts to the bride’s family. In China a fortune teller is usually sought out for a wedding date. After all this there is a banquet for the bride and groom.…

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  • The Importance Of Country Harmony In The World

    non-Muslims intending to marry Muslims must convert to Islam, he said. The practice is common in Sabah and Sarawak states of Malaysia. Najib in September described the spirit of unity and harmony among the people of Sabah and Sarawak as “a vibrant example of One Malaysia”. “Malaysians of any race or creed need to simply look at Sabah and Sarawak to gain an understanding of the incredible strength and harmony that can be found in accepting and respecting the diversity of our nation,” he said. For…

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  • High Context Culture

    tending to be healthier. On the other hand, Chinese love dishes with variety of cooking style or food preparations such as steam, fry, deep fry, boil or hot pot. For example, in Szechuan, they can consume food with high level of spiciness. Most of the dishes are cook by chili while in Hong Kong, they cook more with steam or with soup. Cultural difference can be differentiating by different type of cuisine as stated in the examples. Other than gastronomy, traditional clothing is one of the way to…

    Words: 1141 - Pages: 5
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