Arranged marriage
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...Arranged Marriage Table of Contents Introduction 3 Thesis ment 3 Discussion: Toulmin Strategy for Arguments 4 Grounds 5 Warrant 5 Backing 6 Qualification 7 Conclusion 7 Works Cited 8 Introduction Marriage is regarded to be a social association or a legal contract between two people of opposite gender. In general, it is described as a practice in which interpersonal relationships are acknowledged. Moreover, it is also viewed as an institution of evolving gender roles as well as transforming cultural practices on local, regional, national and global levels (Coontz, “The Origins of Modern Divorce”). According to various anthropologists along...
Arranged Marriage
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...arranged marriage. This essay explores Saaba Saleem's article en d, A Proposal I Never Thought I'd Consider, originally printed in The Washington Post, on Sunday, August 17, 2003. This thesis states that Saleem has given sufficient reasons in favor of her arranged marriage. Her reasons are compelling and persuasive to convince the reader. Saleem explains the foundation for her parent's search for a suitable husband. By this, she shows that they have her interests at heart by with their stringent criteria. Saleem defends her parents and even ridicules their insecurity seeking the richest suitable man for her. She emphasizes this when she notes... Saaba Saleem's persuasions of favorable consent to her...
Arranged Marriage
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...Marriage is still a popular in every society across the world. It has been defined as a social contract between two individuals that unites their lives legally, economically and emotionally (Stritof & Stritof, 2011). It is a social institution under which a man and a woman establish their decision to live as husband and wife bound by legal commitments and religious ceremonies (Dictionary.com, 2011). It has also been described as the most important and fundamental relationship as it provides the basic structure to establish a family and raise a new generation (Madathil & Benshoff, 2008). Arranged marriages take place because the young...
Early Arranged Marriage in Ethiopia
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...marriage in Ethiopia, To understand the vulnerability of the youth in young marriages to the implications of health and education of the youth, and To understand effects of culture and traditions to young marriage Hypothesis: Culture in early arranged marriage in Ethiopia is considered a detriment for the child development. Specific group identified for this study is Amhara because it is the poorest and most populated region of Ethiopia... Concept Paper To put an end to early marriage in Ethiopia Table of contents Chapter Introduction 3 ment of the problem 3 Purpose of the study 4 Theoretical framework 4 Geographical location, profile and traditions 5 Profile of Ethiopia ...
The Arranged Marriage or Love Marriage
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...Arranged Marriage or Love Marriage HyungJin Kim Case Western Reserve The Arranged Marriage or Love Marriage Introduction The institution of marriage (Applbaum, 1995) can be traced from antiquity. Some of the ancient societies required proper and well-coordinated marriage. These societies wanted a secure environment that would perpetuate the species’ well being. Most of the marriages were conducted under a system rules that involved the right of passing properties and protecting the family bloodline and lineage. Marriage...
Research Paper on the arranged marriage or love marriage
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...Arranged Marriage or Love Marriage HyungJin Kim Case Western Reserve The Arranged Marriage or Love Marriage Introduction The institution of marriage (Applbaum, 1995) can be traced from antiquity. Some of the ancient societies required proper and well-coordinated marriage. These societies wanted a secure environment that would perpetuate the species’ well being. Most of the marriages were conducted under a system rules that involved the right of passing properties and protecting the family bloodline and lineage. Marriage...
Conditional Love: The Advantages of Arranged Marriage (in Turkey, China, India)
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...Arranged Marriage (in Turkey, China, India) Introduction Often generalized as forced marriages, arranged marriages have received wide condemnation yet there are positive instances of them where couples were consenting and compatibility was arrived at beyond external factors such as ethnic and religious similarities, to include their personalities. On the other hand, love marriages being based on romantic feelings receive condemnation for being too idealist and not sustainable as romantic feelings are bound to fade over time. This explains why there are more divorce cases in love marriages compared to arranged ones. Nonetheless, there is the glaring fact... that couples in...
Watch the movie Arranged and answer questions
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...arranged marriage issue we saw in the movie. Arranged marriage is one of the ways to get married. In my opinion arranged marriage is an adventure and risk at the same time. It is a risk because it might be hard to adjust with your new life partner whereas it is an adventure because the new person might bring unknown happiness to your life. Arranged marriage basically means entrusting your parent’s choice. In my opinion arranged marriage is a union... Questions on “Arranged” Information Describe an incident of cultural/racial prejudice or ignorance you saw in the movie. As this movie portrays two religions there are various scenes that depict racial prejudice. An uncomfortable scene takes place at the publ...
Love Marriages are preferable to Arranged Marriages
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...Marriages are preferable to Arranged Marriages People view marriage as an individual prerogative rather than a family decision. Many people believe in the myth that love marriages are better than arranged marriages; this is because you know your partner well even before getting married. The main difference between the love marriage and the arranged marriage is that when two people are in love and make the decision to get married, there is a sense of ownership, but in an arranged marriage, a sense of ownership is felt much later (Nagaswami, n.p.). Ownership is the single-most important factor in the success of a marriage. Love marriages do have a head start in relationship... English 18 June Love...
Arranged Muslim Marriages
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...Arranged Muslim Marriages: Hypothesis: The perception of the practice of actively promoting arranged marriages in the Western World among Muslims and Non-Muslims alike is more positive the older they are. Also it is more likely that a younger Muslim male than female will agree with arranged marriages. This was proven to be true, in addition to that almost all the participants of the questionnaire believed that arranged marriage do in fact last longer than Western love marriages. Introduction: Arranged...
Research proposal
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...marriage; love marriage and arranged marriage. In the former, two people fall in love with each other and decide to enter the contract of marriage. In the latter, marriage between two people is arranged by their parents, relatives, friends, or family members. In love marriage, the partners generally know and understand each other very well whereas in the arranged marriage, they might be completely strangers to each other when they are married. Research Questions Which is more successful; love marriage or arranged marriage? Which spouses love each other more; those in love marriage or the ones in arranged marriage... ? What are the determinants of successful marriage? In what...
Traditional Marriages vs. Arranged Marriages
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...Marriages vs. Arranged Marriages Marriage is recognized by civil ity and religious beliefs as a relationship among individuals. It has both the legally bidding contract and a moral promise. In western world, marriage has traditional been monogamous while other parts of the world there is polygamous marriage. In some society especially in India, there is polyandry marriage a situation whereby a woman marries several husbands. In traditional marriages, people are allowed to marry far enough to allow strengthening of ties between communities. The individuals can marry anyone from any community and there is no restriction provided the couple have agreed on the marriage. In this type... of...
Movie about arranged
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...Arranged marriage is a film that is centered on the lives of two young women, Rochel an orthodox Jew and Nasira, a Muslim. They both have agreed to have their elders choose marriage partners for them, which raises curiosity and contempt from colleagues. They have a hard task of battling misconceptions about their beliefs, but find comfort in each other as they struggle to find balance in their personal and religious lives. Racial prejudice is the act of discrimination on a person or persons based on their race, culture, and color of their skin. This is evident in the film when Rochel’s brother asks her if there were “shvartzas” a derogatory slang name for blacks... in Yiddish at the school...
Arranged Marriages within the Indian and Chinese Cultures
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...Arranged Marriages within the Indian and Chinese Cultures Introduction Marriage is a social union in which created kinship among the parties involved in sexual and intimate relationships is acknowledged. Arranged marriage is a situation in which the couple to wed do not make the choices of the person to marry. In this case, courtship process is curtailed and avoided. Arranged marriages are deep-rooted in aristocratic and royal families worldwide. Apart from Chinese and Indian ones, other cultures practicing arranged marriages include Asian...
Arrange marriage vs love marriage
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...Arranged Marriage versus Love Marriage Considering the challenges and abuse of the of marriages, arranged marriages are better placed than love marriages to keep this institution sacred and long-term, contrary to how it is nowadays. This is because its emphasis is placed on critical issues within a marriage such as family and economic background; this necessitates the need to evaluate the importance of arranged marriages as opposed to love marriages in saving and cleaning the mess associated with the...
In some cultures, marriages are arranged by parents or other reletives or with the help of a matchmaker. In the west, most people marry for love; they choose they spouse. What are the advantage and disadvantage for each system?
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...Arranged-Marriage and Love-Marriage Both arranged-marriage and love-marriage (self-induced marriage) have positive sides and negative sides. Marriage is one of the basic institutions on which a society crucially pivots on. It lies at the core of the family system which is the smallest, but the most important, unit of a society. It has a huge impact on the functioning of a society as an organic whole. Therefore, the prerequisite for a healthy marriage is that only the consenting parties should get married. Leach (1971) defines marriage as following: “Marriage is a relationship established between a woman and one or more other persons, which provides... Analysis of Advantages and Disadvantages of...
The effects of arranged marriages on women in India
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...Arranged Marriages on Women in India Introduction Arranged marriages are a common social norm in Asian culture. This norm is more eminent in Indian culture, a land mainly comprising of rural areas with limited financial resources and lack of education in citizens. Arranged marriages where seen as a source of social bonding between two families and a support for newly wedded couple due to involvement of elder family members, has its downsides that mainly affect women more than men. In arranged marriages, dowries are a custom that is meant to be followed. Husband’s or in-laws’ expectations when not met in this regard often result in a never ending experience of physical... Teacher’s ID The Effects of...
South Asian Marriage Issues
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...marriages in general can essentially be conducted following two norms, arranged marriage and love marriage. There is another type of marriage, known as love-arranged marriage, the type beyond the scope of this pilot study. Arranged marriage refers to the kind of marriage in which parents select prospective spouse for their children with the consideration of the family values, culture, education, occupation and social compatibility (Nanda, 1995... Discussion of the changing issues regarding marriage among South-Asian males and females Table of Contents Introduction2 2. Background of the Study...3 3. Key Concepts Defined.4 4. Methodology of Study5 5. Results.5 6. Discussion8 7. Conclusion10 8. Reference12 ...
American Perception on Arranged Marriages and Dating
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...arranged marriage" has always fascinated the American public. They wondered how could such a tradition thrive there in a free society. At the same time, Americans see some positive points also in these marriages. The South Asian American community is in a state of transition from arranged to love marriages as young people born in America are adapting to dating and love matches. Yet, the very traditional ones find ways to preserve their culture when it comes to marital alliances e.g. conservative Hindu temple may negotiate marriages through family networks to ensure religious and racial endogamy... CTC248901 How Americans perceive others Cultural Traditions and Customs Introduction: The concept of the...
The views of young South- Asian males and females have changed around the issue of marriage.
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...marriage can be seen as a phenomenon to accomplish personal happiness not only through sharing life with a particular individual in question but also to manage fundamental qualities of family unity in terms of family togetherness, family concord, family cohesiveness and through sharing universal family objective and values (Medora, 2002). The marriages in general can essentially be conducted following two norms, arranged marriage and love marriage. There is another type of marriage, known as love-arranged marriage, the type beyond the scope of this pilot study. Arranged marriage refers to the kind of marriage... Discussion of the changing issues regarding marriage among South-Asian males and females...
Marriage must be banned
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...marriage and arranged marriage create lot of problems in the life of people. “The only reason for the couple to be together is the pressure of the two families and of the society as a whole. They are concerned to keep the marriage going no matter whether it is successful or not” (Opponent’s Views on Arranged Marriages). Neither the male nor the female gets any opportunity to know each other in the case of an arranged marriage. Parents usually arrange the marriages of their children based on their own perceptions about...
'Love' Marriage
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...Marriages Marriage is a social where a man and a woman agree to legally live together and unite usually to form a family. The man and the woman are united in a special relation based upon mutual dependence and understanding. Although the marriage is a social phenomenon which is accepted and carried out in all the cultures and religions around the world, there may be different perceptions of the societies on how important they think marriages are, and the form that they should be. Usually, the research has found out two types of marriages in which a man and a woman can be involved; love marriage and arranged. Arranged marriages are when the parents or the adults of the man or woman... Number] Love...
Marriage in Indian culture
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...Arranged and early marriages in India are common. Organizational Pattern: Outline Introduction I. Catch Attention: Girls before their puberty can actually get married in India. II. Reveal Topic: While arranged and early marriages are frowned in most parts of the world, it is commonly practiced in India. Marriages can be arranged at the time the girl is born and she can actually wed before her puberty stage. III. Connect to the Audience: Most of us in the US may think this to be unthinkable and even criminal but this practice has... Teacher General Purpose: To teach how to write an essay. Specific Purpose: To teach how to make an outline to enable them to write a coherent essay. Thesis Statement: Arr...
Love and Marriage
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...Arranged Marriages Arranged marriages may appear as the antithesis to happy love marriages, although the happiness of marriage does not always rely on love alone. In Marriage, A History: From Obedience to Intimacy or How Love Conquered Marriage, Stephanie Coontz studies the different reasons for and patterns of marriage across cultures and learned that lasting marriages happen when couples find happiness in their own ways, and not through any specific marriage formula (76). Two arranged marriages show opposite results in terms of happiness. In Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston narrates how a free black grandmother marries off her... November 17, Love versus Loyalty to Customs in...
American VS Indian (ASIAN) Marriage
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...marriages by the two cultures as represented by Indians and Americans. The Indians have held dear to traditionally arranged marriages over the course of cultural evolutions. In a more shocking manner, the Indians still practice and believe in cultural marriages where the union is not based on love but rather, the parents of the groom take the responsibility of getting their groom a bride. This had an implication that neither of the marrying persons had a prior clue of who the partner was to be and relied on parental choices and consensus. Nevertheless, a changing trend has been observed in the recent past with grooms and the brides being allowed time... American versus Indian marriage Cultural diversity ...
Marriage and Love
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...arranged marriages have been the historical and cultural norm historically; this is true not only in cultures and countries traditionally associated with arranged marriages, such as in India, but in embryonic western nations and cultures as well. These arranged marriages were frequently motivated by such notions as pooling family wealth, maintaining social status or cementing political alliances, nurturing the continuation of certain religious or ideological communities, or simply continuing well-established cultural or local traditions (Shumway, 2003: 118). The arranged marriage was characterized... Marriage: Function of Love The meaning of marriage, and the function of love, has long been the of...
Argument Research
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...Arranged Marriages Arranged marriage is an approved mating arrangement between two people who are introduced to each other by parents, or the families have known one another even before the marriage (Beverly 14). In this case, the parents or relative chose, evaluate, and approve people whom they think can be good spouses for their children. In these types of marriages, it is not love that brings the couples together, but arrangement based on mutual agreement. In some cases, they marry as complete strangers hoping that love will develop after they get to know each other. These marriages are a contrast to the other marriages that people make their own decision to marry each other based on love...
Two cultures marriage traditions
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...marriage arrangement that allowed for the addition and subtraction of members of households based on time-honored traditions in Chinese culture, and certainly prior to China turning Communist, under the old dynasties. On the other hand, the literatrure also notes that some alternate forms of marriage also formed part of the marriage traditions of China, and those include marriage arrangements where a girl is given up for adoption at birth or at a very early age, to a family who would then raise that girl to become one of their son’s wife. Alternately, in families that have no sons, a family may adopt a boy and rear that boy to become the husband of one... of their daughers, to take the place...
Family Influence on Personal Relationships: Dating, Marriage and Alternative Lifestyles
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...arranged marriages into account, which are undoubtedly less prevalent to day in Chinese-American families than in some other immigrant cultures, such strong influence must be judged within the context of attitudes toward marriage itself. Jain provides an interesting perspective and equates the custom with current dating and matchmaking practices. Citing a father’s ongoing search online for the “right” traditional Indian husband for his thirty-year-old daughter, it is clear, as an educated modern person, that she is less influenced by his attempts than she is analytical regarding whether someone she meets through his efforts, or someone she chooses herself will make for a good... ?Full and Number Family...
Romance Today: On the Question of Same Sex Marriage
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...marriages (Dnes 85). Marriage for convenience, as the term implies, is a marriage for economic or social security. One common form of this in the U.S. is the arranged marriage (at varying price) between an American citizen and a non-American citizen living outside America for the latter to gain entry to the American soil and later gain citizenship. Cohesive/individuated marriage is described by (Hetherington) “as a ’yuppie’ marriage, characterized by warmth, respect, equity, mutual support, autonomy, and relatively low instability-a feminist ideal” (318). Common-law marriage is usually established through long cohabitation whereby the public presumed the couples have been married... Full Submitted...
Compare and contrast Essay ( Anything)
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...marriages are settled in heavens and celebrated on earth. Some people like to give the decision of choosing their life partners to their elders while some prefer choosing their spouses themselves. In the former case, the resulting marriage is termed as arranged marriage and in the later case, it is called love marriage. While both kinds of wedlock demand the same sort of devotedness, love and care, yet there are some differences that make some people prefer arranged marriage while some the other. This paper tends to compare and contrast the two ideas. To compare these, both kinds of marriages are based on the promise that the two... ?[Your full July 9, Compare and Contrast A famous quote goes that...
"Marriage and Sexuality" by Saint Paul
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...arranged marriage between Adam and Eve in high heavens. St. Paul recommends marriage with a divorced or widow, as it is better to involve a virgin to matrimonial knot. Though marrying a virgin is neither taboo nor sin, but is also good, yet marriage with widow is far better an act, for it does not seduce an unmarried to break his/her virginity. (Corinthians, 7:37-38) Somehow, the Scripture does not impose any limitation of this type on the people. Instead, only incest marriage is prohibited according to Christianity. St. Paul reiterates the widow to marry a Christian, after the demise of her husband...
Arranged Marriages in India
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...Arranged Marriages in India: The way Marriage is viewed in the Hindu Faith The of marriage takes a prominent role in all cultures. Over the years research on marriages across cultures show that people who are wedded tend to be more satisfied with their lives. (E.g.: White 1994, Gottman 1994) Yet, very limited research has been done on the aspect of fulfillment and satisfaction that arises from marriages across Eurasian cultures. As one moves across cultures from the West to the East there exists a continuum amid the concepts of Individualism and Collectivism. Collectivism is a yielding...
Marriage among the Somali in Africa
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...marriages used to be arranged until recently when things changed. The arrangement occurred commonly between a wealthy older man and a father of the young female he wished to wed. Even in the twenty-first century, in many rural areas these customs still remain valid. The man usually pays a bride price in money or livestock to the female’s family (Gardner and Judy 12). Somali society is ethnically endogamous traditionally. Therefore, in order to prolong ties of alliance, marrying occurs between one ethnic Somali... Marriage among the Somali in Africa Somalia is located on East African coast on the outer most edge of Somali Peninsula, also commonly known as the Horn of Africa. On the north, it borders the...
Compare and contrast(difference and similarity)between traditional Yoruban marriage and traditional Korean marriage
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...marriage ceremony, the bridal room and the new path (Lee et al, 157) Insight into these stages are illuminated in the passages below. Unique to the Korean culture is the letter of four pillars (saju) on which the year of birth, month, day and time of the bride or groom were written. Lee et al, 157, notes that the letter symbolized engagement. Arrangements of this nature are clearly absent in the Yoruba traditions. More so, among the Koreans is the significant role of the matchmaker towards the marriage process (Josta and Josta, 1). Echoing the same sentiments is Asian Info, 1 who says that that the matchmaker... Lecturer: A Comparison between the Yoruba and the Korean Traditional Marriages. In any...
Causes underlying the increase in transnational arranged marriages
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...Arranged Marriages Causes Underlying the Increase in Transnational Arranged Marriages 1. Introduction The tradition of arranged marriages persist in Asian countries, where the elders in the family as well as the community help in finding suitable spouses for young men and women of marriageable age, and parents take the responsibility of getting their children married. With increasing globalization and job opportunities in foreign locales in the west, growing numbers of young men from Asian countries work in the west, and prefer to marry a person from their homeland. Similarly, several American men voluntarily seek... ? Culture, Politics and Globalization Causes Underlying the Increase in Transnational...
Bronson Howard
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...arranged marriage for business purposes, business bankruptcy, destruction of family values as a result of business-centered worldview, and role of business in the American society have been introduced to American theater in these three plays. In addition, Howard managed to create a character of a businessman with focus on his human nature, which is especially evident in the characters of Old Nick in “Henrietta” and Lawrence Westbrook “The Banker’s Daughter”. Importantly, the topics explored by Howard are still appealing to the modern reader. While reading Howard’s plays, one can trace how the present world view that prevails in the American society was...
Gender Roles and Descent
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...arranged marriage, which is Saheri’s Choice, showcases a brief overview of arranged marriage in India. As young as 10 years old, Saheri was already married under the customs and traditions of the Hindus. Saheri, now 17 years old, is being sent to live with her husband and his family. Unfortunately, Saheri has already found another man to love and is given the freedom to choose. However, this is not the case for all of the young and arranged marriages in India. This is depicted by the situation of Shakuntla, who had suffered from hysteria due to the unfavorable circumstances she had been experiencing with her husband. In another light, this type... ? Gender Roles and Descent In brief, the video on...
Video response paper (writer's choice)
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...arranged marriage, must travel to meet his groom, Tallel (Derar Sliman), in Syria. Everything was pretty straightforward, starting from the wedding festivities unto the wedding itself, which would take place... ?VIDEO RESPONSE: The Syrian Bride The Syrian Bride (2004) is one of the most critically acclaimed films to have come out of Israel. It rounded the international film festivals circuit and has been considered the most successful Israeli film so far, at least in terms of the number of awards received. The story, when read from its promotional pamphlet or the way it was presented in its posters, seems plain enough, it was an interesting roadtrip of a bride to meet his betrothed, wherein in the...
Philosophy of Love and Desire
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...arranged marriage in which the two people are made to marry each other in consonance with the desires of their families and communities and many of these individuals though not being physically and emotionally compatible and being able to live without each other, still manage to fall in love with each other. Then it could be said that the marital relationship between these two people is sans love, though for discernible purposes they may be taken... of the Philosophy of the Concerned 14 October PHIL H Assignment #2 Section A Providing a Socratic definition of‘love’ Necessary Condition: Two people may be said to be in love with each other if they are physically and emotionally compatible with each other. ...
Cultural Anthropology
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...arranged marriage. The Economic Contract in an arranged marriage is thus explicit as opposed to implicit and invariably includes the involvement of a third party, sometimes described as a matchmaker, and most often a member of one’s kin (Womack 145-148). There are many forms of exchange when marriages are arranged with the most common being bridewealth, brideservice, and dowry. Bridewealth (also known by the controversial term “brideprice”) is the “most common form of marriage payment” (Womack 148) and involves a transfer of wealth by the husband and his family to the family of the bride-to-be. Brideservice is similar to bridewealth... Marriage and the Economic Contract The Economic Contract can take...
The debate over same-sex marriage
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...arranged marriage. Another change was that instead of having specific roles for men and women, the roles have blended so that they are more blurred today than in the past. Marriage became a way for two people to receive benefits together and receive public rights. The fourth change happened when one religion could no longer impose on others their own ideas (Chauncey 60-61) Chauncey suggests that each of these changes opened the door for same-sex couples because it allowed the public to see the vast discrimination that was happening when only heterosexual couples were allowed to have these rights and privileges. Those... The Debate Over Same-Sex Marriage Introduction Since the 1950s gay people have been...
Buddha of Suburbia
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...marriage, but finally succumbs to Anwar's hunger-strike in defense of his belief that "Asian" parents should have the right to choose their children's spouses. However, Anwar's selection of Changez, a shambling, partly disabled idler, proves a bitter disappointment. While Karim later befriends Changez, this does not prevent him from continuing to enjoy Jamila's favors. Jamila does not hesitate at all to engage in casual sex with Karim and other men too. Changez is Jamila's husband through an arranged marriage but Jamila refuses to consummate the marriage. Sex remains symbolic between both them. Since he is time and...
The Buddha of Suburbia: theme-marital decisions
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...marriage, but finally succumbs to Anwars hunger-strike in defense of his belief that “Asian” parents should have the right to choose their childrens spouses. However, Anwar’s selection of Changez, a shambling, partly disabled idler, proves a bitter disappointment. While Karim later befriends Changez, this does not prevent him from continuing to enjoy Jamilas favors. Jamila does not hesitate at all to engage in casual sex with Karim and other men too. Changez is Jamila’s husband through an arranged marriage but Jamila refuses to consummate the marriage. Sex remains symbolic between both them. Since he is time and again refused by Jamila, he starts visiting a Japanese prostitute. He seems... ...
Theater
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...arranged marriage, and thus, they each device a trick to allow them learn the other character secretly. Thus, Silvia’s place is take up by the maid, and Dorante’s taken... Performance Review of the performance: The Game of Love and Chance you attended: 01 Nov, 2014 Location: Black Box Theater_UT Stephen Wadsworth, playwright Jason Spelbring, director Name of the group: Theatre Arts Department of Utah State University Utah State University Art Department put up a magnificent performance of a play about love and comedy. The storyline revolves around four characters who take part in the name the game of love. Among the characters are Silvia and Dorante who are the main actors. The two are set up for an arra...
The Predictor of Divorce
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...marriage. Couples who do arranged marriage tend to be more committed toward sustaining the relationship compared to those that do love marriage. This can be attributed to the fact that marriage among such couples is, more often than not, a decision driven by emotions. They get married without giving it much thought, and when the warmth of the love subsides over some time, they head for divorce just as impatiently as they had headed for marriage before. It is, indeed, surprising that arranged marriages tend to be more stable than love...
Zora Neale Hurstons Their Eyes Were Watching God
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...arranged the marriage. Nanny hoped the arranged marriage safeguarded her granddaughter from harsh conditions, which turned out not to be the case. Janie soon lost interest in her marriage and the sight of Jody Starks, though not the pear blossom and bee she was anticipating, was enough to convince her to move out with him, leaving the pragmatic Logan. To her dismay, Janie ends up in a marriage where she, once again, realizes that her ideas about love were... Zora Neale Hurston’s “Their Eyes Were Watching God” Across the globe, each individual exhibiting interest in love possess a unique perceptive on love. As human beings, we seek to find the factor that would seem to separate us from the assumed...
Rethorical anlysis of "the smoker"
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...arranged marriage provides the parties on both sides of a marriage with sufficient scopes to make their own choice independently. Schickler’s are indeed explicit and built-in with the story, almost indiscernible to plain eyes, but perceivable only by remote contemplation. His purported theme essentially rings one’s heart immediately once he or she finishes reading the story. At a first glance, one will be provoked to take it for a story of romance with a happy ending. Upon any further contemplation, a reader will stumble at the question whether choosing a life... Schickler’s Narrative Style and Use of Irony in “Smoker” David Schickler’s story, “Smoker” deals with the question whether the custom of...
Writing Women
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...Arranged marriage. An arranged marriage is one where the match between a girl and a boy is decided their respective families. This match is decided based on family background and status in society and does not focus on whether the boy and the girl really love each other or are compatible with each other. In a way marriage is considered more of a necessary union to bring families together and enlarge a clan. China being a patriarchal society has set rules on the role of a husband and that of a wife in the marriage. The marriage traditions in China are based on the concept of Yin and Yang... Full Department: Writing Women in China China like most ancient Asian civilizations still follows the customs of...
Does the Aurthor William Blakes Life Reflect in the Book "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell"
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...arranged marriage between good and evil (or heaven and hell), which may let the people to get indulged... ? Reflections of William Blake’s Personal Life on His “Marriage of Heaven and Hell” Module Module no: Submitted Submitted by: date: William Blake is unanimously viewed as one of the greatest poets of English Literature by the critics and analysts, who left indelible imprints of his intellect and creativity on art, literature and society at large by dint of his gifted talent, vivid imagination and strong visionary capabilities. Although his contemporary critics could not assess his poetic talent and abilities, yet the future generations acknowledged his worth as a proficient author of all times. His...
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