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Unformatted text preview: Kelley Owens SOC 1305 – Essay April 29, 2010 Lost Boys of Sudan Different cultures have particular values. One can experience these cultures and values in the film titled Lost Boys of Sudan . Throughout the movie, Santino and Peter are trying to adopt American culture. For example, the first time that the boys get on a plane, it goes against the standards of their culture. They are not used to being around so many people or being overwhelmed with so much information through sounds and signs. They go into culture shock, and begin to feel uneasy because they are entering into a new environment. The fact that someone can eat twenty-four hours a day and there is an never-ending supply of food amazes them, and so does the size of their new “village”. Santino and Peter have an ethnocentric perspective. They have never left their home before and they look at America though their own cultural perspective where our everyday routines seem foreign to them. Still, if it were not for Santino ad Peter’s subculture, cultural routines seem foreign to them....
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, Sudan, lost boys, Kelley Owens SOC, Santino, Santino ad Peter