In class today we reviewed for the test by interacting with key terms from Chapters 4, 5, and 6. I created word bundles, and in groups you developed sentences that defined these terms, as well as showing the relationship between them. Here they are:
(Thank you to Donise who typed up your sentences)
Suggestion: Read over the sentences and try to create a better one yourself.
Taboo, Ethnic Religion, Relocation diffusion
Judaism is a ethnic religion that has a food taboo against eating pork. Over the years Muslims migrated all over the world this led to this taboo spreading through relocation diffusion
Relocation diffusion spreads ethnic religion taboos such as avoiding certain foods and participating in certain events.
Popular diffusion, Diffusion of internet and television
Through the diffusion of television and the internet things like Facebook and the Bad Girls Club have been spread all over the world and has become a part of popular culture.
Folk food preferences, food taboos, popular culture
Pork beings Muslims food taboo, their food preference includes fruits and vegetables. During the course of many years this has become a part of popular culture because Muslims all over the world follow this.
In ethnic religion some social customs are taboo such as avoiding certain foods, these customs spread by relocation diffusion.
Popular Culture, cultural imperialism, globalization
Popular culture has proved to have cultural imperialism over folk culture because whether or not it is diffused through television or the internet, it promotes globalization.
Korean, Japanese, Folk Culture, Isolated language
Since Korea is a peninsula and Japan is a island, Japanese and Korean languages are considered to be a folk culture because so much of the population is isolated from the rest of the world.
Korean and Japanese are isolated languages as a result of being a part of folk cultures.
Folk culture, hip hop, hierarchal diffusion
Hip Hop was spread through hierarchical diffusion because it was a trend originating from folk culture.
Hip Hop started as a folk culture, but soon became a phenomenon as it spread from New York City through hierarchal diffusion.
What started out as a folk culture, hip hop quickly turned into a pop culture through hierarchal diffusion, when a higher power influences others.
lingua franca, pidgin language, franglais, spanglish
The terms lingua franca, pidgin language, franglais and spanglish are a combination of languages and languages that can be understood by more than one culture
Pidgin language is a form of speech that expands into lingua franca which is a combination of two languages. For example Franglais is French and English, Spanglish is Spanish and English
fundamentalism, universalizing religion, sect
Fundamentalism is usually a sect of a universalizing religion.
Universalizing religions are widely diffused and distributed which break off into sects that are small groups. This extends into fundamentalism all within a religion.
popular culture, cultural imperialism, globalization
As popular culture rapidly diffuses, this leads to globalization of American culture, and because of the cultural imperialism of the American culture this is a threat to traditional cultures
The cultural imperialism of American popular culture has led to the globalization of American culture rather than traditional folk culture
popular culture, diffusion of television, diffusion of internet
Television and internet is a part of popular culture because it is widely used and distributed through various diffusions.
The diffusion of the internet and television spread pop culture quickly around the world.
Here are all of the word clusters for you to download: Culture Unit Word Clusters