Culture Shock Assignment.docx - Cultural Anthropology Culture Shock Assignment The summer of 2016 I had the privilege to travel to one of the most

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Cultural AnthropologyCulture Shock AssignmentThe summer of 2016, I had the privilege to travel to one of the most beautiful countries in the world, Italy. I was immersed in the culture and experience for a course of seven days. Throughout my journey, I faced server different cultural differences that I had to adjust in order to experience what it was like living as an Italian resident. These culture shocks allowed me to understand a different way of viewing life. Italians move throughout their day as if they have all the time in the world. Appointments and meetings scheduled are infrequently kept true to agreement; lines move slowly and, also include a far from brief conversations with the local store owner; There is no such thing as “fast food service”. What American may consider a “quick meal break” takes at least an hour, at the minimum in contrast to the hustle that Americans are accustomed to in the States. This culture shock of Italians sense of urgency is a blessing or a curse, depending on the situation. But if there is the
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