Different cultures in the book

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Re: Different cultures in the book

Post by 420waystoreachthesun » 29 Jun 2018, 23:51

I actually did pay attention to the clothing, and yes, there were a lot of elements that spoke of different cultures, the main one being attire.

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Post by Cristal2408 » 30 Jun 2018, 01:35

I love how different cultured can be conveyed. It is really fascinating and talks about the author's compromise in researching for the book's sake.
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Post by bookowlie » 30 Jun 2018, 08:46

420waystoreachthesun wrote:
29 Jun 2018, 23:51
I actually did pay attention to the clothing, and yes, there were a lot of elements that spoke of different cultures, the main one being attire.
I didn't realize notice the descriptions of the clothing. There was just so much going in the book that I think some of the descriptions got "lost in the crowd" for me.
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Post by DorcasToo » 13 Jul 2018, 07:52

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20 Jun 2018, 14:26
One of my favorite cultural elements to look at is food. Food is always an indicator of time period, culture, and social status. When the characters eat, it says a lot about who, and where they are.
Very true the best tool to use when blending different cultures.

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Post by LaurenHaupt » 13 Jul 2018, 08:55

What type of food they are eating. How they're dressed.

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Post by chelhack » 13 Jul 2018, 21:21

I think that the different cultural aspects make the book that much better.
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Post by Bukari » 14 Jul 2018, 02:28

Definitely, these names bring to we the readers the admiration that the author of the book has for the culture of different categories of people.
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Post by ValBookReviews » 17 Jul 2018, 07:00

I find that the mention of French traveling, French cuisines, etc. is another aspect of cultures in the book.
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Post by crediblereading2 » 18 Jul 2018, 11:25

Food, clothing, and transportation are good indicators of cultural timespan.

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Post by Anthony Martial Tata » Yesterday, 14:53

Acknowledgement of cultural diversity is healthy for a book plot development. It enlightens the readers on the traditions of various people.

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