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Compare And Contrast Salvadoran And American Culture Essay

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The same way Tony has a mix of two different ways of life, I do too. Both of my parents were born and raised in El Salvador, while I was born and raised in the United States. The Salvadorian and American culture are very different. In the Salvadorian culture everyone is family oriented and spend as much time as possible with their loved ones. Furthermore the Salvadorian culture does not consider education as a very important matter, getting a job and earning money is more important. The reason for this is that in El Salvador there is a lot of poverty, rather than learning, ones job is to bring food to the table and earn money for necessities. My parents are always reminding me that once I get older I’m going to have to provide for them because thats just “how…

They think sports are a waste of time because it is so rare for someone to earn big money off of playing them, but of course, they still support me at my games. Also, they expect me to always make time to spend with family members. For example, last weekend they made me spend the night with my brother and his kids, I had a great time. Since I told them about how I had a lot of fun, my whole family is going to spend the night at my brothers house this weekend. They could just wait until Christmas vacation, after finals, but I guess they have a philosophy that somehow it wouldnt be the same, which makes no sense. My brother is going to get sick of seeing us. My brother also grew up in America, so he always gives me tips about how to deal with the differences between both cultures. I like having aspects from my Salvadorian side, but sometimes they are too…

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