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    happens to be incorrect. There is a process to undergo before an individual is able to experience change. A process which occurs once they allow it to begin. Cultural assimilation is “a process by which members of an ethnic minority group lose cultural characteristics that distinguish them from the dominant cultural group or take on the cultural characteristics of another group” (medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com). It is challenging to begin, that is why when deciding on weather or not to assimilate

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    Assimilation, Misidentification, and Cultural Restoration “I don’t get it. Why did you have to give me a pet name in the first place? What’s the point?” “It’s our way, Gogol,” his mother maintained. “It’s what Bengalis do.” “But it’s not even a Bengali name… How could you guys name me after someone so strange? No one takes me seriously[.]” [… The] only person who didn’t take Gogol seriously… who tormented him, the only person chronically aware of and afflicted by the embarrassment of his name, the

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    Hunger of Memory So many things have said about the cultural assimilation, and so many people have struggled to live the new society to prove themselves and work hard to absorb the new life by learning the language and new culture. So many people devoted their lives to assimilate to be part of American society. Cultural assimilation does not only means to survive in the new life, but also people who try to fit in the new society. A society where people are not judged by their class, money, or education

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    In the modern world many individuals move to a new country and experience different lifestyle. Cultural assimilation is the process by which a person or a group 's language and culture come to resemble those of another group. The term is used to refer to both individuals and groups, and in the latter case, it can refer to either immigrant or native residents who come to be culturally dominated by another society (Crispino 250). Individuals assimilate into a new culture by following common traditions

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    definition of assimilation in culture is “the process by which a person or persons acquire the social and psychological characteristics of a group,” adapting and becoming similar to ones environment (Assimilation, 2005). Countries are requiring immigrants to assimilate to their cultures, yet by doing so they are rejecting the idea of diversity. Assimilation is ripping away migrates identity and handing them a new language and culture as an entrance ticket to a country. Though, assimilation is not a concept

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    The Assimilation of Vietnamese People The Vietnamese people have been assimilated into the Australian society. They have been absorbed and adopted to the Australian Culture, by learning and socialising from others. Especially the new generations which have grown up in Australia. (b) List the ways of how this was achieved · Socialising in cultural pattern to of the host country. · Intermarriage between the immigrant group and the core society. · Denying native country. · The

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    Cultural assimilation occurs when a minority ethnic group changes their cultural patterns to match those of the host society. We saw examples of this when Paja’s children no longer wanted to partake in the traditional ceremonies. Marital assimilation is when large-scale intermarriage occurs with members of the majority society. We saw this in Paja’s son who had a baby with

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    Zarlenga Kerchis and Iris Marion Young. This chapter examines the idea of assimilation versus acceptance of group differences. The chapter begins by explaining the historical acceptance of assimilation especially in the United States with its ideals of the American melting pot. However, as Kerchis and Young explained each social group evolved and eventually began to embrace the idea of a politics of difference. Although assimilation is still often part of policy and social practice in the United States

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    In the Graphic novel ,”Asian Born Chinese” Gene Luen Yang covers a heavy topic of how assimilation is common in everyday lives.He indirectly states that there are many consequences that will affect the identity of an individual.Using outside resources, Assimilation is proved to have more of a negative impact,rather than positive.The Graphic novel “Asian Born Chinese”,by Luen Yang, is mainly about Jin. The book actually starts with the story of the Monkey King. The book then switches to Jin's story

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    families in the wilderness and brought to a St. Lucy’s. It was here that they were to be civilized. The process of civilization involved stripping them of their personal and cultural identities and retraining them in a manner that was acceptable to the human world. This is a close analogy to the Residential Schools of Cultural Assimilation for native Americans from 1887 to the early 1950’s. The story follows three girls- Jeanette, the oldest in the pack, Claudette, the narrator and middle child, and the

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