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    well. Forever engraving that memory in not only Hassan’s mind, but Amir’s as well. This scene would be affected immeasurably if Hassan were to be a Pashtun. Assef, is notorious for bullying and abusing others, but what fuels his fire, is the Hazara people. "You don 't know the meaning of the word 'liberating ' until you 've done that, stood in a roomful of targets, let the bullets fly, free of guilt and remorse, knowing you are virtuous, good, and decent. Knowing you 're doing God 's work. It 's breathtaking"(Khaled 277). The context of this is quite horrific a quote is where Amir is chatting with Assef when they’re older, and Assef explains to him how he feels when putting down Hazara people. Furthermore, if Hassan were born to a Pashtun group, Assef would have no intent on committing something as bad as rape to Hassan and Amir. To prove my point, perceive this quote. “Afghanistan is the land of Pashtuns. It always has been, always will be. We are the true Afghans, not this Flat-Nose here”(Khaled 40). Given this quote, I interpreted that Assef was considering himself and Amir almost equal. As you can read, you see that Assef states “we are the true Afghans,” as he refers to himself and Amir as “we.” What can also be interpreted is how Assef also refers to…

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    My family is originally from Afghanistan but I was born in Pakistan and raised in the United States. Growing up, I have always had trouble identifying myself to one particular ethnic group or race. The closest term in the lexicon of our racial language in the U.S. that I would be able to relate to is “Arab”—on the basis of having the same religion but not the same culture. Afghanistan is neither considered an Arab country nor can it be considered Asian. Being a third cultured kid, I have always…

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    Ethnic geography Ethnicity is often used as an alternative for race, however it is more of, belonging to a social group that have common or shared cultures, homeland and biological ancestry. When people travel or migrate to other parts of the world they bring along with them, tradition. Whether it be food, clothing, principles, or religion; onward, each of these items play a huge role within a diverse society such as the United States. Upon researching the Gwinnett area, I’ve found it bit…

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    American Society is one of the societies that have a large number of population diversity that have different racial groups, ethnicity, culture and background. Therefore, it is expected to have a large number of mixed-race marriages, but in reality, what would happen if two people from a different racial group, each from a single parents race, decided to cross the color line of their racial group and marry? What would happen if an Arab-American man decided to marry a Latino-American woman or…

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    Anglo-Saxon Culture

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    They did all seek to build new societies free of the persecutions of the past, but most of them were predominately of Anglo-Saxon origin in their ethnic makeup. The nations that "founded" America would end up justifying their killing of the aboriginal people as a means of saying "well God ordained it". From this, even though America claims to not be based on ethnicity it ends up being a founding value of the United States and we possess a de facto founding ethnicity from the start. This founding…

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    Van Krieken et al. refer to identity as “who people think they are and also how we see others” (2010, p.255). The term ‘Aboriginal’ was originally used by the British colonists, to identify the diverse tribal groups of Indigenous peoples inhabiting the Australian continent. Although the term was originally used to disempower the Indigenous peoples by way of categorisation to fit into the colonialist view, it has remained today as part of the nations legal definition and also as a term many…

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    denied, which forced the Kurds to adopt another language, which made the preservation of their ethnic identity difficult (Withman, 1993: 37). An ethnic group can also actively change aspects of their ethnicity. This happened in the 1960’s when the Hausa traders in Nigeria converted en masse to a Stufi sect called Tijaniyya to justify a separate Hausa quarter (Joirnema, 2003: 38). A particular part of an ethnic identity or the identity as whole can bet strengthened or weakened or parts can get…

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    However, humans are complex creatures, each unique with their own thoughts and behaviors. Can masculinity really be simplified into a standardized list of this or that? I concluded that personal experiences contrary to previously established social norms, have caused people to reevaluate definitions of masculinity. Ethnic Identity is given at birth and each culture comes with a set of values and norms for how people should behave. In the book Man Up by Carlos Andre Gomez he explains experiences…

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    I am involved in the Community Wellness Service, initially a service launched by the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, in spreading the message of health and its importance. Since I am multi linguistic, speaking and understanding about four languages, I felt that I was able to reach the heart of the community by translating and helping those especially in black minority ethnic backgrounds. Furthermore, I was able to use my linguistic skills in spreading awareness of optical health, since…

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    The interview aimed to address the question of what role language plays in the ethnic identities of second generation immigrants. While there is a broad body of work on the subject of migration and language spanning several fields, including population studies and sociolinguistics, much of the associated literature is based on quantitative studies. For instance, Rumbaut (2012) used survey data to examine immigrant families’ language retention rates, while Cherciov (2012) and Medvedeva (2012)…

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