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Traditional Upbringing of Girls in Japan

The upbringing of the girls in Japan is based on the constant prohibitions, endless humiliation and supression of the individuality. They are told that there is nothing pleasant in the life and love and relationships don’t bring any happiness but take away their beauty and youth. Their debt is to sacrifice their lives to the happiness of their husbands and children.

The Japanese women have only the duties and one of the most important duty is to be perfect. They are to have only a couple of bites if they are hungry and to have a small gulp of water if they are thirsty. They avoid exercise to prevent sweating as it is the sign of the plebeian origin.

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Bluegrass music.

Bluegrass music is typically American type of music. In fact bluegrass music had its roots in traditional music of Ireland, Scotland and England as well. Immigrants from Europe brought over their traditional music that eventually was mixed with jazz and blues. Many of those immigrants moved to Appalachian area. So bluegrass music comes from mountainous area of the Appalachian chain and it is in some kind of country music. Bluegrass music is firmly associated with countryside and farms. Mainly it was developed in the Blue Ridges during the 1940s. So it is fairly new type of American music.

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