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Iceberg: Surface Culture vs. Deep Culture

Identify which elements are considered surface culture and deep culture.
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Surface Culture
Food - food and culinary contributions
Surface Culture
Holidays - patriotic holidays, religious observances, and personal rites and celebrations
Surface Culture
Arts - traditional and contemporary music, visual and performing arts, and drama
Surface Culture
Folklore- folk tales, legends, and oral history
Surface Culture
History - historical and humanitarian contributions, and social and political movements
Deep Culture
Ceremony - what a person is to say and do on particular occasions
Deep Culture
Courtship & marriage - attitudes toward dating, marriage, and raising a family
Deep Culture
Esthetics - the beautiful things of culture: literature, music, dance, art, architecture, and how they are enjoyed
Deep Culture
Ethics - how a person learns and practices honesty, fair play, principles, moral thought, etc.
Deep Culture
Family ties - how a person feels toward his or her family, friends, classmates, roommates, and others
Deep Culture
Health & medicine - how a person reacts to sickness, death, soundness of mind and body, medicine, etc
Deep Culture
Gesture & kinesics - forms of nonverbal communication or reinforced speech, such as the use of the eyes, the hands, and the body