A Question of Either/Or

DQ1: kopelman defines dualism as “a question of either/or”. (p. 64) Uchmanowicz asks, “What role does language play in influencing our perception of US culture”? (2004, p. 184) how does language influence sante and Alvarez’s perception of US culture as they negotiate their dualistic identities between Belgium/American and the Dominican republic /America, respectively?. How does language influence your own perception of US culture? Answer: Language helps us to understand the US culture through the words and names we use to refer to different things. Sante and Alvarez discover that they are high ...

A Divorce

Nowadays, in spite of the decrease of divorce rates, the U.S.A. remains to have one of the highest rates of divorce. Millions of people all over the world wonder why those couples who were going to be happy in their marriage, eventually, make up their mind to divorce. The problem lies in numerous social changes which are being taking place. To begin with, about 40% of all first marriages result in a divorce; the divorce race, which is so high, demonstrates that “many people may no longer believe in the permanence of marriage”. Nowadays, there is no stereotype which can state that people must b ...

A Brief History of Afghanistan

Afghanistan: what is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the name of this country? Of course, such as: the war; terrorism; all kinds of human disasters; a set of common answers of average citizens. Few people know about beautiful buildings, which are decorated with tiles and mosaics. Not many of you may know about masterpieces of woven carpets and rugs, their poetry and song traditions. So what is the reason of such notorious fame? Michel Foucault, a famous French philosopher and a social theorist, once said that, “In order to know how to act now and how to create the future, one ...

3D Modeling

Due to the evolution in the perception of individuals in the society, it has been a major concern to most departments as to the importance of the 3 D objects in almost every field. As result, this has elicited the development of the Computer Aided Design (CAD) to help keep up with the pace of the advancements in the technology. CAD involves the use of computer technology in object designs whether real or virtual. It goes beyond the usual belief of shapes only and extends to even the design of symbolic information like the materials, dimensions, tolerances and the application specific conventio ...