Culture Artifact

Culture Artifact

Introduction Attention Getter: Tell a short story. (This story could relate to the artifact you chose or one of the characteristics surrounding your artifact.) Introduce three characteristics that you and your artifact have in common. Body I. Discuss the artifact that is the focus of the speech II. Discuss the culture from which the artifact comes by sharing how the artifact represents important values, customs, and traditions in that culture III. Discuss how the object is used within the culture IV. Discuss who you are as a speaker. V. Discuss Which theoretical perspective would you use in your analysis of you cultural artifact (symbolic, conflict, functionalist) Conclusion Restate the three characteristics that you and your artifact have in common. Relate back to the story you told at the beginning of your speech.Your cultural artifact should teach us about (1) the artifact that is the focus of the speech (2) the culture from which the artifact comes by sharing how the artifact represents important values, customs, and traditions in that culture (3) how the object is used within the culture (4) who you are as a speaker. (5) Which theoretical perspective would you use in your analysis of your cultural artifact Brief description of the picture My artifact is a picture frame representing material culture, it shows the house of working families my grandparents to parents and probably future generations. all kitchen cookware hand made of mud, others made of rock such as metate to make tortillas it was made from a rock the grill made of metal, oven made of mud and handmade furniture. It represents how families use to cook without any advance methods that are available today. dinnerware handmade to serve meals, the oven was designed to operate with wood only not gas or electricity, the metate was multiuse to make tortillas and blend spices to cook. Who I am as a speaker? Which theoretical perspective would you use in your analysis of your cultural artifact and so on. Please make sure to cover all five points.