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  • A Different Foreigner

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    A Different Foreigner We have talked about the typical foreigner: Someone living in a country other than their own, having a different culture and different beliefs than everyone else around them. But can one be a foreigner in their own country, their own city, or their own town? If one has different beliefs than those of his/her friends and/or family, can we call that person a ‘foreigner’ if they are going through the same things that Julia Kristeva describes in her book? In today’s culture,

  • The Foreigner: A Sacrifice for Society’s Unity

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    striking fear into the hearts of the community and the people band together united in opposition to this abomination. What is this figure that grips an entire city with fear enough to bind them together? This would be the foreigner, or the representation of the foreign figure. By foreigner, I am not specifically referring to a person from a foreign place, but instead I refer to the idea of a foreign character that dominates all societies throughout history. Every community has a fable, or person that embodies

  • Alienation in Arun Joshi´s The Foreigner

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    West. Alienation is one of the recurring theme delineating different aspects in Joshi’s novel “The Foreigner”. R.S Pathak has expressed this in the following lines “Alienation is one of the greatest problems confronting modern man. Its corrosive impact can be seen in the form of generation gap, the anti war movement, the hippie phenomenon, the credibility gap………and so on. “ (1) ‘ “The Foreigner” is the study of Sindi Oberoi’s character which is not a study of individual but it is a representation

  • Magic Realisim in Foreigner, Egyptian Cigarette, and Enchanted Bluff

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    Magic Realisim in Foreigner, Egyptian Cigarette, and Enchanted Bluff Sarah Orne Jewett's "The Foreigner," Kate Chopin's "An Egyptian Cigarette" and Willa Cather's "The Enchanted Bluff" are all stories that contain Magic Realism    Magic Realism is typically defined as a construct of many writers from Third World countries. This style of writing realistic fiction wherein the extraordinary occurs and is not thought of as unusual has been described as a way of breaking away from the constraints of

  • Essay About Thai Culture

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    Part One: Give some examples of what Thai people consider to be confusing or annoying or rude behavior of tourists Greeting: Instead of shaking hands, Thai greet each other with “WAI”. Foreigners are not expected to initiate the “WAI” gesture, but Thais can see it as an insult if the foreigners do not return the “WAI”. The tourists who are more familiar with Thai’s gesture, they would automatically “WAI” in return to show respect to the person they are greeting. But majority of the newly visiting

  • Stand Up And Fight

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    drugs, or drive-by shootings, or anything. The kind of guys we were afraid of in school would be total wimps today. That country felt like home. It was a home. All that is gone now. As I drive through the town where I grew up, half the cars have foreigners in them. The other half have aging Whites. The houses have fences around their front yards, with spiked arrowheads on top. On the street corners there are mini-malls with strange writing on the signs, in Chinese or Arabic or God knows what. I recently

  • Greek Legacies

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    breakthroughs. A major legacy left by classical Greece was a government based on direct democracy. With a direct democracy, citizens ruled by majority vote. The citizenship was expanded to all free males, except foreigners. Those not considered citizens were women, slaves, and all foreigners. In 621 b.c.e., Draco, an Athenian lawmaker wrote the first legal code. In the legal code Draco dealt with contract and property ownership, it also included debt slavery. In classical Greece, citizens were also

  • Cultural Chameleon

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    Cultural Chameleon For me, being late to school meant chasing down taxis at 7:15 am and hurriedly telling the driver, in broken Cantonese, to please hurry. A day of shopping meant searching the Hong Kong market streets for a pair of shoes larger than a size 7 and bargaining for thirty minutes with the shopkeeper to bring the price down to fewer than ten dollars. Lunch with a friend was being the only white girl in a small noodle house tainted by the smell of the ducks and chickens hanging in the

  • my dad

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    When thinking about servant speakers in my life, I immediately thought of my Dad. My dad is a servant for many different reasons. He is a great role model for me. He is an exhibits patience, peacefulness, and kindness. He also speaks up to defend people, and is excellent when it comes to multi-cultural speaking. When thinking about his patience, I think back to when I was a little girl. I was an extremely picky little girl when it came to food (especially when it came to tomatoes or meat). I simply

  • Hospitality in Homer's Odyssey

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    The first four books of Homer’s Odyssey depict certain instances of hospitality which are filled with generosity.  One reason for the importance of this hospitality could have been a respect for foreigners, who were completely at the mercy of their hosts, especially when hosts had themselves been foreigners.  A second reason why hospitality may have been important was to see if the guest was disguised as an enemy. In Book 4, Homer tells how Telemakhos and Pallas Athena (disguised as Mentor) visited