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  • Problems Of Todays Generation
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    Davis 1 Tommy E.L. Davis Hunter English 102 February 8, 1999 Generation X The generation I am apart of is called Generation X and we are known as a sex crazed and drug-happy one, (that is what the generation ahead of us said.) I believe if that there ever was a generation as such it was the baby boomers; ever hear of Woodstock They want to stereotype us and ignore to what we have to say. For some reason when we do what they did as teenagers we are bad but when they did it, it was experimenting. ...
  • Writers Of The Lost Generation
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    The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance and the Lost Generation diverged from the mainstream to begin separate cultures. Harlem was an area in New York with an extensive African American population. During the 20's poets, writers and musicians like Langston Hughes, Claude Mckay and Zora Neale Hurston made the Harlem area the center of black art and culture. The lost generation was based mainly in Paris, France. It consisted of war torn men who could not re-enter society after World War I. In Europ...
  • Religious Upbringing Pinsky In A Way
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    INTERVIEWER Did you have a religious upbringing PINSKY In a way. My parents were nominally Orthodox Jews, but they were of a very assimilated, secular generation, definitely not the black suit and side locks idea... The didn't go to synagogue except of High Holidays, and sometimes not even then. On the other hand, we did keep kosher. I didn't taste ham until I was in college... They sent me to Hebrew school when I was eleven, but I knew that even on the more religious side of the family, my moth...
  • Beat Generation Of Writers
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    Every generation has its middle class, majority, and norm, which are decided by that era's standards of behavior and thought. Similarly, each generation has a group that rejects these standards and rebels against the norm. In the 1950's a group of American writers that exemplified this behavior formed. They were called the beat generation. The beat generation was particularly remarkable because although it was began by an exceptionally small group of people, its cultural influence was enormous. ...
  • Mr G On The Discussion Question Daisy
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    I have noticed several postings I would like to comment on in addition to adding my own little spin to this discussion. I believe Daisy was simply acting in the way of a young American girl. Do I think she knew she was acting inappropriately Only insofar as she knew others did not approve of her actions. The question here is one of two seperate cultures. Also, keep in mind here that the people who were criticizing Miss Miller were several generations removed from her. What they deemed "inappropr...
  • X Generation Phenomena
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    Generation-X What is Generation-X. the 'post-baby-boomer' generation. Generation-X is the word that stands for the children of the baby boomer generation in America. It has been coined as such because of the diversity and lack of homogeneity of this population, which stands in sharp contrast with the baby- boomer generation. X stands for the unknown, unpredictable variable... the 52 million Americans born between 1965 and 1981. Technically, Generation X is classified as the population born betwe...
  • Custom
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    A) Stereotype- to follow a stereotype in thinking about a person, group, etc. - A way of thinking about a person, group, etc. that follows a fixed, common pattern, paying no attention to individual differences. B) Culture-the ideas, customs, skills, arts, etc. of a people or group, that are transferred, communicated, or passed along, as in or to succeeding generations - such ideas, customs, etc. of a particular people or group in a particular period; civilization -the particular people or group ...
  • Hip Hop Generation
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    The Hip Hop Generation heated discussion arose last Monday regarding the hip hop generation. It stirred up a lot of unanswered questions. A few of my own are, what the term hip hop generation defines, what are the misconceptions of this generation, and what does the future of this generation hold? When you take a look at society from one generation to the next each era has there own significance. It's like a fad almost, something that you do for one period of time may fade out and then the next ...
  • Culture Of The Pueblos
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    Marcia Keegan's book, Enduring Culture: A Century of Photography of the Southwest Indians, beautifully portrays the Pueblo culture's strength. By juxtaposing antique photographs from the early 1900's, with photos of the same scene taken as much as a hundred years later, Keegan powerfully demonstrates how the Pueblo culture has endured the torment of the ages. In Momaday's The House Made of Dawn, we see how these fragile customs and rituals managed to survive a century of momentous change. Throug...
  • Monroe's Image
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    Madonna & Marilyn Monroe - Cultural Icons Throughout many years of the post-modern era, society has drawn special attention to women who have made an art of keeping the publics' eye. Two key figures in the movement of women's roles and expectations include the controversial, yet undoubtedly successful Marilyn Monroe and Madonna Cic cone, popularly known as "Madonna". While each woman made her own distinctive mark in her generation, the stigma that seemed to both glorify and shun each woman are v...

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