COMPARISON OF KINGSTONS AND JACKSONS STORIES

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This paper examines the theories of Dean Barnlund regarding culture and how Shirly Jackson and Maxine Kingston demonstrate Barnlund's ideas. The paper will specifically look at how culture dominates the behavior of people, how and why culture is so powerful that very few people realize the impact that it has on them, and how culture completely surrounds people. Let us first look at how culture dominates the behavior of people. Dean Barnlund tells us that …

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…the baby would be a girl instead of a boy. “It was probably a girl; there is some hope for forgiveness for boys.” (Kingston, 9). In conclusion, both Jackson and Kingston demonstrate some of Barnlund’s ideas regarding culture. This paper specifically looked at how culture dominates the behavior of people, how and why culture is so powerful that very few people realize the impact that it has on them, and how culture completely surrounds people.