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Essay | Cultures and Values

This student essay consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis of Cultures and Values.
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Cultures and Values

Summary: Culture and Values: High Culture, Popular Culture, Modernism, Postmodernism, Context, Intertextuality, Discourse, Ideology, Feminist Criticism, Marxist Criticism
High Culture

High Culture can be described as the cultural setting and background of the upper class of western society. It is connected with the notions of cultural and national identity. There are criticisms and support of high culture. Some see the concept as narrow and racist, focusing primarily on European tradition; seeing the education and `talent' required for this high culture as elitist. However, supporters receive High Culture with much approval; perceiving it as a power and strength for values of compassion and self-respect, contrasting with the modern egocentricity experienced in today's society. High Culture can include examples of High Art or Literature. For example, not many everyday people would be familiar about the complexities in the orchestrations of the first movements in the `Third Piano Concerto in E major' by Tchaikovsky or tell apart a symphony from a concerto. Nor would they be familiar with...

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