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  • Cultural Appropriation Examples

    People tend to be unaware what cultural appropriation is. Cultural appropriation defines as when one culture adopts an element of another culture. (Uwujaren 9/30/13) In the world today, many people are witless as to what is culturally appropriate. There are many examples of cultural appropriation today, such as henna tattoos, bindi’s, sports team names, etc. These types of culture or traditions have become a fad for people, especially in America. People who are within the culture tend to get offended when their culture is made into a fad. There are many arguments in newspapers, blogs, and articles that are against cultural appropriation. I myself have come upon many posts on Tumblr.com that have to do with Cultural appropriation. Huffingtompost.com…

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  • Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan Poem Analysis

    How is the theme, Cultural Identity reflected in the poems“Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan” by Moniza Alvi and “Search For My Tongue” by Sujatta Bahtt? The poems “Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan” and “Search For My Tongue” are both poems that convey the theme of Cultural Identity by personal experiences. “Presents From My Aunts in Pakistan” focuses on the idea of confusion and loneliness of belonging to two different cultures, while “Search For My Tongue” gives the reader an idea of the…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Henna Night

    The prospective married couples needs a home during the engagement phase and after the wedding. Traditionally the family of the bride is responsible for the bedroom and kitchen appliances while the rest are shouldered by the grooms family, but research shows that it is disgraceful for the family of the bride to o purchase the bedroom and the family of the groom is expected to buy everything that is related to the couples new home. Henna Night A Henna night is a traditional bachelorette party…

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  • Secrets Of The Henna Girl Analysis

    I really enjoyed reading about the character Zeba Khan in “Secrets of the henna girl”, as she has such a strong willed, kind courageous personality. I also enjoyed reading about Zeba Khan because she gave me as the reader the different perspective of living life as a woman in a different culture and religion, than I am. I really admired and looked up to the character of Zeba, throughout the story as she always firmly stood up and stood strong for what she believed in, no matter the risk…

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  • Describe How To Lighten Your Hair Research Paper

    On most hair, henna will only darken, but on very dark brown or black hair, henna can lighten and leave reddish highlights. Mix henna powder with ½ cup of boiling of water. Leave this mixture for 12 hours or overnight. Then apply on your hair and leave it for 2-3 hours. Now wash off well and style as usual. 6.Salt Dissolve 1 tbsp of salt in water and get natural lightening. We all know how salt works to lighten hair, Well if you have ever swam in ocean or salty water, you probably know this…

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  • Importance Of CAS Experience

    with me my whole life. CAS has helped me find activities that I really enjoy completing and this is why I would like to continue them. 4. Have you developed new skills or found new interests that you previously were unaware of? Through my CAS activities, I have developed many new skills that I was previously unaware of. These skills include being able to design art designs on hands using henna, being able to take pictures of nature properly and investigating my environment, and learning how…

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  • Informative Essay On Afghanistan

    Once cricket was brought over to Afghanistan in 2002 it quickly flourished and Afghanistan went on to sharing the Asian Cricket Council with Oman. Afghanistan defeated Nepal in 2010 and won the ACC. Transition: Many sports can be considered traditional but the Afghanistan culture has many old traditions especially when it comes to marriage. VII. Tradition (Monique) Henna Night is an old Afghanistan tradition which is part of the marriage ceremony (Fazl ur Rahim Muzaffary, 2013). Henna is put in…

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  • Marriage In Afghanistan Essay

    October ceremony is set. Yknfrpdr two witnesses and a lawyer appointed by the bride at the wedding hall used to be witnesses to the religious marriage to the bride and the bride Tkrarmyknnd 3 times to 3 times said yes. 3 witnesses answered yes to declare audience. Mhrtyn is later.Mhrhrdv passed by, Mullah Imam 's sermon to the audience Mykhvand.sps Mullah congratulate the groom 's friends all over the floor Myznndv spray transportation projects. • Eating . The third stage is the dining henna…

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  • Cultural Identity In An Unknown Girl By Moniza Alvi

    The poem’s written in free verse. Hence, it follows the natural rhythm of the speech. The lines move in and out, in a fluctuating manner, like the motion of the flowing henna on her hand. Furthermore, Alvi has used enjambment in the poem, suggesting a continuity of the cultural significance of the act of hennaing. The poem’s written in first person to maintain an emotional directness with the reader. Additionally, the…

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  • Cultural Marriage Interview Report

    He was very engaging and made me feel as I was actually involved in the wedding. The first question I asked was how does a Gujarati marriage begin. As explained by Aziz, the wedding events actually begin a couple of days before the main wedding ceremony, he says, “The process for a typical Gujarati marriage usually begins a couple of days before the ultimate marital ceremony. Two days before the main ceremony, each of the families host separate events called Mehndi night. On Mehndi Night, the…

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