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High Culture versus Low Culture
Both terms ‘high’ and ‘low’ culture are seen as derogatory, or disrespectful toward the other. Popular culture, which changes more rapidly and, within this context is seen as a ‘lesser’ aspect of culture as it relates to socioeconomic status.
One person’s high culture is another’s low culture and vice versa. This is especially true as many aspects of modern popular culture have become ‘canon’ as it were – having great value, importance, or significance since they were first produced.
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Having recently returned from an extensive adventure in the northwest United States that inevitably meant a trip to the always amazing Powell’s bookstore in Portland, I was careful to only return to Germany with about 20 lbs of books. I got off light. Oh, the restraint I showed!!
A new beginning…about joining the circus and life in 2014
A Dialect Map of the United States, and what it might say about you
Lost in Translation…
I asked my husband to pick up my prescription (das Rezept) from the Apotheke (pharmacy/chemist) as he himself had to go to the doctor (das Ärtze) today. This is what he brought home. In other news, I am having an international baby, which has been preoccupying my time (along with a ton of work) asContinue reading “Lost in Translation…”
Lessons from a 90-year-old
Oh my!! I feel after reading this that I could change the whole plan of my blog, as if there truly is a plan and respond to each one of these little lessons. I just might to be honest with you, yet that might also take away from its ultimate truth. This is a brilliantContinue reading “Lessons from a 90-year-old”
A secret advantage to expatriation and immigration that no one seems to know
A secret advantage to expatriation and immigration that no one seems to know.
Eat, Move, Learn…love!
In one of my last posts I mentioned my husbands and my struggle with our own version of the “freshman fifteen”
The dimensions of culture learning and how they affect us abroad
It is important to address the dimensions of culture learning, as we all also go through these as we travel and learn about other places, cultures and people and as we learn about ourselves through this process.