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  • My Family Research Paper

    I feel so lucky to be part of such a great family with such special traditions. Passed down family traditions have a way of making me feel like we are honoring the people who started them. Not only are we continuing to pass the tradition down by sharing it with our loved ones, we are keeping their memory alive, such as with my families tradition of making jiaozi. New traditions are also so important and can be just as fun. Traditions and special communication practices between family members can really prove to help with connection and give each person a sense of belonging and…

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  • Tribe Rituals

    some of the tribe. That shows that rituals hold power. Even in literature, the importance of rituals is noticeable. In the poem “Lost Sisters”, foot binding was used as ritual. At a young age, children had no right to make any objections regarding getting their feet bound. It was a ritual followed because it was thought to be beautiful and was a ritual used my individuals of the upper class. Foot binding displayed that the women didn’t need to work and were ready for marriage. Women with their…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Experience In Italy

    After dinner, I learned to thank my host in Italian but it was so poor that I had to repeat myself three times before she understood what I was trying to say. She smiled and hugged me; my heart melted into hers, which spoke louder and clearer than any words could. At that moment I realized the value of non-verbal communication across cultures and that I was not as alone as I had thought. I also cooked the traditional Chinese food - Jiaozi for them in an effort to share my culture. I also shared…

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  • How Would You Define Authenticity

    wouldn’t foods also change depending on its adoption in another culture? My family’s authentic traditional recipe is dumplings. Dumplings have been around for a long period of time. Dumplings originated in China as a way to stretch a small amount of meat to feed more people. Dumplings are truly an international food; you will be able to find it in many different places such as the Caribbean and Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Asia. However, all these different areas and ethnic groups have…

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  • The Importance Of Eating In China

    must be ordered separately and is often served as one of the last dishes like the soup. A Variant surprising for many Europeans in China may also be to get the complete food order in a train on the table. Westerners are used to order everything step by step, everyone is ordering for himself and sharing your food is more than uncommon, but in China sharing your food means caring about that person, I noticed , it is rather important that the food is varied for a Chinese unlike in Europe. Just…

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