Essays about: "American Identity"

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  1. 1. Identity Construction and Common Ground Building in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Tweets: A Combined Approach of Corpus Linguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ieva Jaruševičiūtė; [2019]
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    Abstract : This paper presents a linguistic study of social media posts made by the American politician and member of Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Media outlets have hypothesized that her presence on social networking websites could be one of the factors that contributed to her recent political success. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rights Claims Through Music - A Study on Collective Identity and Social Movements

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Dzeneta Sadikovic; [2019]
    Keywords : music; politics; human rights; freedom of speech; oppression; discrimination; racism; culture; protest; social movements; sociology; musicology; slavery; civil rights; african americans; collective identity;

    Abstract : This study is an analysis of musical lyrics which express oppression and discrimination of the African American community and encourage potential action for individuals to make a claim on their rights. This analysis will be done methodologically as a content analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Parent-Child Relations as Protective and Promotive Factors for Ethnic Minority Children Living in Relative Poverty : A systematic literature review

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, CHILD

    Author : Anna Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : protective and promotive factors; ethnic minority children; poverty; parent-child relations; wellbeing; childhood interventions;

    Abstract : Ethnic minority children living in relative poverty are a high-risk group for poor outcomes in all aspects of wellbeing. The relationship and interactions between child and parent are a key part of child development and a platform for providing positive experiences which can benefit a child’s wellbeing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Signifying in Toni Morrison’s Beloved

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Michelle Folashade Hansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Identity; language; autonomy; culture; spirituality; African American; signifying; power;

    Abstract : This essay discusses how language, culture and spirituality are intertwined and used as a defensive mechanism as well as an identity marker, with strong emphasis on Toni Morrison’s Beloved. Language is not just a means of communication, but an interweaving of cultural nuances and a means of establishing identity, demanding autonomy and defying powerlessness. READ MORE

  5. 5. How Femininity in Chinese and American Culture Confused and Established the Narrator's Identity in The Woman Warrior

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för lärarutbildning

    Author : Joanna Thunberg; [2019]
    Keywords : The Woman Warrior; femininity; gender; social construct ionism ; intersectionality; American culture; Chinese culture; mother; talk-stories;

    Abstract : This essay uses social constructionism and intersectionality to argue that the narrator in The Woman Warrior is experiencing feelings of identity confusion due to the different stereotypes of femininity that American and Chinese culture hold. The experiences are caused mainly by Chinese society, American society, her mother, and the talk-stories told in the book. READ MORE