Hofstede's cultural dimensions in example of Japan and Norway

Now that we see the differences according to Hofstede’s cultural dimensions, we may discuss how this can impact work relationships. The power distance in Japan leads to an immense difference between people of different rankings and age. In Norway, however, this is not the case. Norway’s power distance is quite lower; this indicates that there […]

Four songs’ use of literary devices

Following today’s theme of literary devices, we are going to delve into the use of literary devices in four songs. To make sure we both have a clear understanding of the term, here is an explanation of literary devices from [1] Literary Devices.com: “Literary devices or literary techniques are specific structures that writers often use […]

A Lotus Diagram of The Volunteer, written by Lucinda Nelson Dhavan

In today’s newest blog post I am going to go over a Lotus Diagram that I have created. First off, what is a Lotus Diagram? A Lotus Diagram is a diagram in which one chooses one thing, be it a text, a film or whatever, and writes up eight topics, followed by eight examples of […]

Singlish and Standard Singaporean English (SSE), is there a difference?

As the title asks, I want to cover this topic in this latest and third blogpost. On the surface-level, Singlish and SSE might seem incredibly similar, if not identical to the unknowing listener, but today I will not only delve into the differences but also point out important social, cultural and historical points on these […]

Jamaican Patois and Standard English, their differences and history

This is going to be my second blog post, and today I decided to make a post about Jamaican Patois and Standard English. I want to talk about some differences, similarities and some extra information on both of them. First off, what is Jamaican Patois, and what is Standard English? To discuss the differences and […]

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