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  • Greek Song Culture
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    The Homeric epic, Odyssey, begins with the invocation of the muse. The muses are the goddesses of total recall. Their name is "a reminder" since in earlier times, poets had to recall then recite events since the tales were not written down. The importance of memory and recognition is a central feature in Greek song culture. The film Chunhyang gives an insight to ancient Greek song culture. Although each of these stories is from a different culture, the themes and symbolism are the same and centr...
  • Lids Baseball Hats
    368 words
    Environmental Key Factors The firm I chose was Lids, Lids is a store that is known for selling hats. There product consists of hats from some of the major sports in the US today such as football baseball, soccer, basketball etc. The three environmental key factors that are most important to my firm would be geographic, demographic, and cultural. Geographic is considered a major environmental key to lids because this tell them where exactly to sell there product. Lids stores are usually found in ...
  • Masai Culture
    576 words
    In the September 1999, issue of National Geographic Magazine, there is quite an interesting article that has been written by Carol Beck worth and Angela Fisher. It deals with the Masai Warriors of Kenya, and how their culture recognizes an adolescent male that is becoming a man, or entering manhood. The Masai warriors are a group of semi- nomadic people who live on the border of Kenya and Tanzania. They are a relatively small group, with only about 300,000 people in their culture. They hunt for ...
  • Events
    345 words
    Intro: Zu nera mentioned some events we discussed so let me elaborate on them on a personal level. I was new student and I didn't even know of a PSA till a couple of days ago. PSA needs identity - high profile like other organizations. People don't know about PSA and therefore lack of membership. Events: Members need to know of PSA - start of the semester mixer We need to MAKE people get to know each other. Religious events - if tari in collaboration with MSA Club is not MSA its PSA -- we need t...
  • Akron Zoo
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    External Environment Like any other organization, Akron zoo is effected by many external environmental factors that may directly affect its yearly attendance and its ability to break even to continue to operate. The first externality that the Akron zoo faces is the climate. Because most zoos operate out in the open, its attendance is affected directly to the weather. Due to its northern climate, the zoo conducts its open season from mid-April until mid-October. Variations in weather also affect ...
  • Cultures With Different Views
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    Every society and culture has different ways of interpreting and defining occurrences by the way their own culture or society functions. "A society's culture, consists of whatever it is one has to know or believe in order to operate in a manner acceptable to its members" (Geertz 242). The rituals, customs, ethics and morals that are attributed to the cultures have caused these differences. To understand how the people of one culture interpret a situation or event, one must evaluate the attribute...
  • Italian American In Nature
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    1) Describe the event, its purpose, the cultural group originating the event, and how you learned of the event. Believe it or not, (like everything else I've written about in this course) my cultural event was Italian / American in nature. The event in question was the marriage of an American groom and an Italian bride. The bride's family consisted, in large part, of grandparents and older relatives that had been born and raised in Italy. Obviously the younger relatives were primarily second and...

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